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Imperial IPA



Imperial IPA (also called Double or Triple IPA) is a strong, often sweet, intensely hoppy version of the traditional India Pale Ale. Bitterness units range tend to be 100 IBUs and above. The ABV level for DIPAs generally begins at 7.5% but is more commonly in the 8.0%+ range. The flavour profile is intense all around. Unlike barley wines, the balance is heavily towards the hops, with crystal and other malts providing support.

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1Russian River Pliny the Younger 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 748  4.35 Find
2Russian River Pliny the Elder 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 2727  4.27 Find
3Alchemist Heady Topper 
The Alchemist
Waterbury, Vermont
 1416  4.24 Find
4Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 2111  4.23 Find
5Bells Hopslam 
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 2792  4.2 Find
6Toppling Goliath King Sue 
Toppling Goliath
Decorah, Iowa
 114  4.2 Find
7Hill Farmstead Abner 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 356  4.2 Find
8Hill Farmstead Ephraim 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 181  4.17 Find
9Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #5 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 199  4.17 Find
10Maine Beer Dinner 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 120  4.15 Find
11Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 
Alpine Beer Company (CA)
Alpine, California
 53  4.15 Find
12Hill Farmstead Double Citra 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 210  4.13 Find
13Lawson’s Finest Double Sunshine IPA 
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Warren, Vermont
 208  4.11 Find
14Hill Farmstead Double Galaxy 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 179  4.11 Find
15Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #6 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 86  4.1 Find
16Hill Farmstead Society & Solitude #4 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 105  4.09 Find
17Lawson’s Finest Sip of Sunshine IPA 
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Warren, Vermont
 307  4.09 Find
18Alpine Beer Company Exponential Hoppiness 
Alpine Beer Company (CA)
Alpine, California
 441  4.09 Find
19Kern River Citra Double IPA 
Kern River Brewing
Kernville , California
 195  4.09 Find
20Trillium Upper Case 
Trillium Brewing Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 46  4.08 Find
21Surly Abrasive Ale 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 679  4.08 Find
22Tree House Juice Machine (2015- ) 
Tree House Brewing Company
Monson, Massachusetts
 15  4.07 Find
23Trillium Vicinity 
Trillium Brewing Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 85  4.07 Find
24Stone Enjoy By IPA 
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 1641  4.07 Find
25AleSmith YuleSmith (Summer) India Pale Ale 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 1333  4.07 Find



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