TOP 10 IPA Beers

By | August 28, 2014 at 7:01 am | No comments | Beer, Drink, Top 10 Lists | Tags: , ,

Over the last year or two we have taken a serious liking to great IPA beers.  To some these beers are bitter and the hoppiness in some of them can be overwhelming at times, but when done properly a great IPA is an amazing combination of aromas and flavors.  Among craft beers, IPA’s are the current king with just about every brewery out there doing one.  The problem is as this industry has exploded in recent years it also means the market has been flooded with some very average beers.  This post however is to celebrate the IPA’s that truly stand out from the crowd.

While we are the first to admit we have not tried every IPA out there, so we can only rank our Top 10 on the ones we have actually drank.  So if you think we missed a great one, please let us know and we’ll track it down and give it a whirl.

Now to the list.


Honorable Mention: Boulevard – Single Wide IPA  / Deschutes Brewery – Chasing Freshies  / Stone Brewing – Enjoy By Series  / Tallgrass Brewing – Ethos /  Bell’s – Hop Slam  / DogFish Head – 90 Minute IPA  / Founders – All Day IPA / Avery IPA / Lagunitas IPA


10.  Sierra Nevada – Torpedo

9. Bear Republic – Racer 5

8. Telluride Brewing – Tempter

7. Alchemist Brewing – Heady Topper

6. AleSmith IPA

5.  DogFish Head – 60 Minute IPA

4. Firestone Walker Brewing Company – Union Jack

3. Societe Brewing – The Pupil

2. Russian River Brewing – The Blind Pig

1. Ballast Point Brewery – Sculpin




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