About Flavored IPA

About Flavored IPA
Flavored IPAs are a relatively new beer style developed and popularized in the mid-2010's. They are characterized by the addition of other flavor ingredients, most notably citrus fruit juices used to complement and augment the citrus-forward nature of newer hop varieties used in American IPAs.

Top Picks for Flavored IPA

Samuel Adams Rebel Grapefruit IPA
91 points
Minutely hazy old gold color. Aromas and flavors of grapefruit sorbet, lemon scone, and white grape with a satiny, lively, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, appealing, long finish evoking overtones of peppered greens, grapefruit peel, and peppercorn muffin finish. A great, invigorating grapefruit IPA that is sure to please.
Unibroue Autre Chose Peach IPA
90 points
Hazy old gold color. Aromas and flavors of mango, cannabis, caramel, bubble gum, clove, and ground pepper with a satiny, lively, effervescent, fruity medium body and a tingling, layered, medium-long finish with notes of brazil nut and orange pith finish. A bold IPA with big notes of hops and fruit underlined by gentle spice.
Knee Deep Brewing Co. Man Juice IPA
89 points
Minutely hazy gold color. Aromas of orange zest, frosted orange cake, and pine sap and resin with a supple, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, very long bitter orange, rapini, rye toast, and pepper finish. A juicy and astringent IPA with a nice hint of bitter orange.
Spencer Fruit Series Grapefruit IPA
89 points
Clear deep amber color. Aromas and flavors of grapefruit marmalade on toast and sweet potato chips with a supple, vibrant, finely carbonated, dryish medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long finish with suggestions of pine, peppered greens, and grapefruit zest and juice finish. A solid, even, malty grapefruit IPA that will cover a lot of bases.
Vancouver Island Brewing Misthorn Aurora IPA
88 points
Bright copper color. Aromas and flavors of candied citrus, panettone with almond icing, and ripe mango with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dryish medium body and a peppery, medium-length finish revealing impressions of raw radish and arugula finish. A rich and fruity IPA with dry and bitter finish; a flavorful IPA for the holidays.
Revolver Brewing Full-Tang Tangerine IPA
85 points
Clear gold color. Aromas and flavors of orange marmalade/peel, apricot skins, green onion root, and croissant with a soft, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish imparting nuances of wheat cracker, fig Newton (cookie part), and dried grapefruit finish. A easy drinking citrusy IPA.