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

Beer Brewery Rate Avg.
Double Charlatan Maplewood Brewery & Distillery 9.14
Double Daisy Cutter Half Acre Beer Company 9.04
Double India Pale Ale Dry Dock Brewing Company 9.18
Double IPA Red Brick Brewing Company 8.76
Double IPA Hangar 24 Craft Brewery 7.06
Double Jack Firestone Walker Brewing Co. 9.29
Double Mosaic Dream Other Half Brewing Co. 9.52
Double Simcoe IPA Weyerbacher Brewing Company 8.00
Double Trouble Founders Brewing Company 7.97
Double Wide I.P.A. Boulevard Brewing Company 7.67
Dreadnaught Three Floyds Brewing Company 9.15
DRIPA (Double Rice IPA) Kuhnhenn Brewing Company 9.30