Imperial/Double IPA

Imperial IPA, Double IPA or DIPA 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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Top Beers of the Style
Russian River Pliny the Younger (4.347041)
Russian River Pliny the Elder (4.275219)
Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA (4.23544)
Alchemist Heady Topper (4.234181)
Bells Hopslam (4.208651)