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.

157 Imperial/Double India Pale Ale Reviewed

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