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What makes IPAS stronger than "regular" beers

Answer to the easiest part of the question: Yes, IPAs (India Pale Ales) are beers. Unfortunately, there isn't a clear and concise answer to the rest of you question. Let's assume, for the sake of ...
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What's the difference between a Triple IPA and a Double IPA?

A bit obvious, but it's just about more malt and hops (which results in higher ABV and IBU levels, off course). Particularly, I don't see it becoming a new style, as our palate has a limit when it ...
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What's the difference between imperial pale ale and indian pale ale?

Most often, if you see IPA, it's an "India pale ale". "Imperial pale ale" is an informal, descriptive style (i.e., a strong pale ale), whereas "india pale ale" is a BJCP recognized style. India pale ...
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Why is the Dogfish Head 120 minute IPA so expensive?

I think there are three main reasons. 1) Direct production costs. Dogfish declares adding hops for two hours, and this has a cost you need to pay (more hops, more time) 2) Alcohol content. Taxes may ...
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Sugar before bottle

They are shooting for a bottle conditioned beer which means the beer ferments a little bit in the bottle, trapping the co2 and carbonating the beer "naturally". I doubt they are putting sugar directly ...
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What's the difference between a Triple IPA and a Double IPA?

The beer judge certification program style guides seem to imply they are the same. You can get more details at bjcp.org. The text below is from the 2015 guidelines double IPA category, 22A. ...
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Is overcarbonated IPA an IPA or a different style?

I would argue that an overcarbonated IPA is still an IPA. IPAs are characterized by the intense hoppy aroma, a malt backbone, and color. The carbonation level isn't referred to in style guides, ...
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What's the difference between imperial pale ale and indian pale ale?

[English] India Pale Ales (BJCP Style 14A) were shipped to India (and elsewhere) during the late 18th Century. [American] India Pale Ales (BJCP Style 14C) are significantly different. Imperial ...
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Sugar before bottle

Fermantation and CO2 Long story short, yeast consumes sugar and produces alcohol and CO2. During primary fermentation all the CO2 is released into the air (unless you ferment under pressure which I ...
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What food pairs well with an IPA?

Be mindful of the variety of IPA on the US market -- the average New England IPA is a different beast than the average west coast IPA. I'll call out a few excerpts from the serious eats article Andrew ...
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What makes IPAS stronger than "regular" beers

Without getting too technical, just as others have stated the alcohol content will vary from a traditional run of the mill beer like Budweiser vs something craft like an ipa. The ipa tends to run a ...
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What makes IPAS stronger than "regular" beers

For a variety of reasons, IPA's are generally brewed with higher specific gravities, resulting in a higher (on average) alcohol content by volume. wikipedia
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What makes IPAS stronger than "regular" beers

An IPA style beer has an ABV from 6% on the low end to 10% on the high end, although the higher alcohol ones are labeled as Double IPA of Imperial. That is probably more substantial than "regular" ...
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De Ranke XXX Beer

They are brewing it actively and there's information on the deranke.be website at http://www.deranke.be/en/bier/xxx-bitter
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Does beer suffer from being warmed and then rechilled?

I am now drinking a beer from a keg from last weekend. I left the beer keg inside my storage with door open and it's been warm this week (100°F). Five days later the beer tastes almost same exept that ...
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