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.
Duality Centerpoint Brewing Company 6.39
Dubhe Imperial Black IPA Uinta Brewing Company 9.00
Dugana IPA Avery Brewing 8.00
Enjoy By IPA Stone Brewing Company 8.42
Exit 16 Flying Fish Brewing Company 8.60
Exponential Hoppiness Alpine Beer Company 9.97
First Kiss 3 Sheeps Brewing Company 7.52
FishWater Double IPA Telluride Brewing Company 8.30
Fluxed in Paradise Lagunitas Brewing Company 8.19
Foreign Chemistry Foreign Exchange Brewing Company 7.65
Frank's Wild Rye'd India Pale Ale Sand Creek Brewing Company 7.40
Freak Parade Drekker Brewing Company 9.33