Top 5 Imperial India Pale Ales

1) Surly - Abrasive Ale

  • Aromas of candied grapefruit/tangerine and tropical fruit
  • Original Minnesota-produced Imperial IPA
  • Malted oats enhance the beer’s body
  • High level of bitterness balanced by sweetness
  • Citra & Warrior hops
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2) The Alchemist - Heady Topper

  • Wave after wave of hop flavors
  • Limited bitterness
  • Flavors of orange, pine, spice, and tropical fruit
  • Brewed with 6 hop varieties
  • One of the most sought after beers on Earth!
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3) Maine Beer Co. - Dinner

  • Dry, refreshing and HOPPY
  • Dry hopped twice w/ over 6 lbs of hops per barrel
  • Brewed with Citra, Falconer’s Flight, Mosaic & Simcoe hops
  • A new classic! Try it if you can find it!
  • Quite easy-drinking for 8.2% ABV
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4) Russian River - Pliny the Elder

  • One of the original Imperial IPAs
  • Brewed with Amarillo, Centennial, CTZ, and Simcoe hops
  • Slightly bitter with a fresh hop aroma of floral, citrus, and pine
  • Worth the trip to California!
  • 8.0% ABV
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5) Hill Farmstead - Abner

  • Unfiltered and double dry hopped
  • Brewed using Hill Farmstead’s own water supply
  • Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, and Warrior hops
  • Aromatic and flowery
  • Bursting with notes of citrus and pine
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