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Old 09-21-2012, 03:57 PM   #291
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1.) Bells Hopslam
2.) Great Divide Hercules
3.) 3 Floyds Dreadnaught


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Old 10-01-2012, 12:55 AM   #292
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I have had many.....and without getting into DIPA's here is my IPA list:

#1 Port Brewing Wipeout IPA --hands down my favorite--its dry and the best West Coast IPA I have ever had. I had this in a taste test with a few other beers including Scuplin, etc. This has been my favorite for about 2 years.
#2 Alesmith IPA--a close second to Port's Wipeout...its the best on draft.
#3 Breakwater Brewing's Kali Kush--had this one at the Stone Anniversary party (along with a bunch of hoppy beers) and it was so memorable in its aroma and flavor--if you are in SoCal, check this one out....

Honorable mentions from recent trips?

Hercules IPA on tap in Denver was excellent, and Driftwood's Fat Tug was eerily similar (and I would say a touch better) on tap in Vancouver.


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Old 10-01-2012, 01:23 AM   #293
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Im going to have to do a blind taste test with my top three sometime.Im pretty confident which will be which though. Im knowing my beer pretty good these days.

Between a top 20 ,I dont think I really honestly know my top three.Some day if I get them all together,that could be a glorious day. Possibly an indecisive one also.
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:58 PM   #294
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Retabulated on Oct 1, last post 292 included. 186 different IPA's in this list now

Bells Two Hearted 48
Stone IPA 44
RR-Pliny the Elder 39
DFH 90 35
Stone Ruination 28
Sierra Nevada Torpedo 23
Bear Republic Racer 5 21
Bells Hopslam 16
DFH 60 16
Sierra Nevada Celebration 16
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 12
Victory Hop Devil 12
Goose Island IPA 11
Green Flash IPA 11
Victory Hop Wallop 10
Lagunitas IPA 9
RR-Blind Pig 9
Smuttynose IPA 9
O'Dells: IPA 9
Bridgeport 7
Flying Dog Snake Dog 7
Sweetwater IPA 7
Three Floyd's Dreadnaught 6
Alchemist Heady Topper 5
Avery IPA 5
Firestone Union Jack 5
Founders Double Trouble 5
Great Divide Hercules 5
Great Divide Titan 5
Ithaca Flower Power 5
Lagunitas Hop Stoopid 5
Southern Tier IPA 5
Three Floyd's Alpha King 5
Boundary Bay Inside Passage Ale 4
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA 4
Founders Centennial 4
Lagunitas Maximus 4
Left Hand: Warrior IPA 4
New Belgium Ranger IPA 4
Ninkasi Total Domination IPA 4
Port Hop15 4
Surly Furious 4
8 Wired Hopwired IPA 3
Acery’s IPA 3
Alesmith IPA 3
Alpine Nelson Rye IPA 3
Arcadia IPA 3
Ballast Point Big Eye 3
Bear Republic Hop Rod IPA 3
Deschutes Inversion 3
Flying Dog Raging Bitch 3
Founders Devil Dancer Tripple IPA 3
Founders Red Rye 3
Hair of the Dog Blue Dot 3
Harpoon IPA 3
Hop Ottin' 3
Moylan's HopSicle 3
New Holland Mad Hatter 3
Rouge Yellow Snow IPA 3
RR-Pliny the Younger 3
Ska Modus Hoperandi 3
Terrapin Hopsecuitioner 3
Troegs Nugget Nectar 3
West Coast IPA 3
Abita Jockamo 2
Alaskan IPA 2
Alpine Duet 2
Bittersweet Lenny IPA 2
Boulevard Single-Wide IPA 2
Breckenridge 471 2
Captian Lawrence Imperial IPA 2
Cigar City Jai Alai IPA 2
Four Peaks Hop Knot 2
Heavy Seas Loose Cannon 2
Kern River Citra 2
Lakefront Brewery IPA 2
Magic Hat Lucky Kat 2
Mikkeller Single Hop Sauvin 2
Mountain Sun FYIPA 2
Ninkasi Tricerahops 2
Red Hook Longhammer 2
Saint Arnold's Elissa 2
Samuel Smith's IPA 2
Schlafly Export IPA 2
Short's Huma Lupa Licious 2
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 2
Sierra Nevada Wet Hop Harvest Ale 2
Southern Tier Gemini 2
Speakeasy Double Daddy 2
Summit IPA 2
Summit Saga IPA 2
Terrapin Hopzilla 2
Tyranena Bitter Woman IPA 2
21A Hop Crisis 1
21st Ammendment Brew Free or Die 1
Acme California 1
Avery Maharaja 1
Bear Republic Apex 1
Big Daddy IPA 1
Big Sky IPA 1
Black Raven Trickster 1
Blue Point 10th Anniversary IPA 1
Boulder Mojo 1
Boulevard Double Wide 1
Breakwater Kali Kush 1
Breckenridge 427 1
Brooklyn East IPA 1
Caldera IPA 1
Central City Red Racer IPA 1
Clown Shoes Hoppy Feet 1.5 1
Coast Brewing Hop Art 1
DC Brau On the Wings of Arnageddon 1
Deschutes Hop Henge IPA 1
Deschutes Red Chair 1
DFH Burton Baton 1
DFH Squall 1
Diamond Bear IPA 1
Diamond Knot IPA 1
Driftwoods Fat Tug 1
Elysian Jasmine IPA 1
Epic New Zealand 1
Evolution #3 1
Firestone Walker IPA 1
Flossmoor Station X-IPA 1
Founders Bravo IPA 1
Founders Cascade IPA 1
GF West Coast 1
Great Basin Ichthyosaur IPA 1
Great Lakes Commodore Perry 1
Great Lakes Erie Monster 1
Hantan Hop Shock 1
Henry's Short Lived IPA 1
Hercules DIPA 1
Heretic Evil-Cousin 1
Hop Wallop 1
HUB Ace of Spades 1
Ice Harbor 1
India Beer 1
Ipswich IPA 1
Kashmir IPA 1
Kern Just Outstanding 1
Kodiak IPA 1
Laguniatas Little Sumpin Wild 1
Leafer Madnes 1
Leefer Madness 1
Left Coast Hop Juice 1
Long Trail IPA 1
Loose Cannon 1
McMinamins Sunflower IPA 1
Meantime English IPA 1
Michigan High Seas IPA 1
Mikkeler 19 1
Mikkeller 1000 IBU 1
Napa Smith Hopageddon 1
New Glarus Hop Hearty IPA 1
Northern Lights IPA 1
Odell Mercinary 1
Pike 1
Port High Tide 1
Port Wipeout IPA 1
Rocky Mountain IPA 1
Rogue Brutal IPA 1
Rogue Imperial IPA 1
Roots Woody IPA 1
Saranac Imperial IPA 1
Scuttlebutt Gale Force 1
Sierra Nevada Anniversary 1
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA 1
Sixpoint Begali Tiger 1
Sixpoint Resin 1
Ska Euphoria 1
Stone Arrogant Bastard 1
Stone Cali Belgique 1
Stone Subliminally Self Righteous 1
Terminal Gravity 1
Terrapin Big Hoppy Monster 1
Three Heads Kind IPA 1
Toppling Goliath Golden Nugget IPA 1
Town Hall Masala Moma 1
Troegs Perpetual IPA 1
Walking Man Imperial IPA 1
Waschusett IPA 1
Weyerbacher Double Simcoe 1
Widmer Nelson IPA 1
Yards Philly Pale Ale 1
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:49 PM   #295
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well, I have a shopping list now!
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:25 PM   #296
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Ipanema Bitter Woman
Oso Hopdinger
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:28 PM   #297
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:16 AM   #298
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1) Sierra Nevada Celebration (seasonal)
2) Columbus Brewing Company IPA (year-round)
3) Racer 5
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:19 AM   #299
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Emperyan Mango IPA
Deschutes Hop Henge
Surly Furious

That is the holy trinity of IPA's
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:50 PM   #300
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