American Ales: Imperial/Double India Pale Ale

Notes: This style of beer should exhibit the fresh character of hops. Oxidized or aged character should not be present. Versions of this style brewed with darker malts, non-traditional ale yeasts, fruits, spices or other flavorings are categorized as Experimental India Pale Ales.

  • ABV: 7.6%-10.6%
  • ABW: 6.0%-8.4%
  • IBU: 65-100
  • Color (SRM): 2-9
  • Color (EBC): 4-18
  • Original Gravity: 1.070-1.100
  • Original Gravity °P: 17.1-23.7
  • Final Gravity: 1.012-1.020
  • Final Gravity °P: 3.1-5.1

Style info provided entirely or in part by the Brewers Association 2021 beer style guidelines.

160 Imperial/Double India Pale Ale Reviewed

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Continuum IPA Saugatuck Brewing Company 7.06
Crusher The Alchemist 8.50
Dank Tank Border Hopper Sweetwater Brewing Company 8.51
Deep Space Half Acre Beer Company 8.46
Denogginizer Drake's Brewing Company 9.00
Devil Dancer Founders Brewing Company 9.00
Doppelganger Tree House Brewing Company 9.54
Dorado Double IPA Ballast Point Brewing Company 7.50
Double Bubble Rush River Brewing Company 7.41