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Top 10 IPAs To Source In 2020

10/09/2020

All bar and restaurant owners, grow your beer sales with these top 10 IPA beer brands.

Though many beer styles are becoming more and more popular, IPA still remains the king of American craft beer. IPAs encompass the number of styles of beer and achieve their characteristics from hops, herbal, citrus, and fruity flavours. The final taste depends on the variety of hops used. As a bar owner or bartender, choosing the right IPA brand is a big decision which can make or break the business. However, the list London Beer Competition has come up with some of the great IPA beer brands. These IPA brands offer high quality, eye-catchy packaging, and the best value for money. Here are the top 10 IPAs to source in 2020.

  1. Roller IPA

The first on our list of “top 10 IPAs to source in 2020” is Truman’s Roller IPA, a modern American IPA. Roller IPA has secured a gold medal as well as awards including “Best in Show by Country”, “Beer of the Year”, and “Best Beer by Quality” at the 2020 London Beer Competition. This IPA is brewed with the finest hops from the US and Australia. It lets out huge aromas of citrus and stone fruits. With a dark malt body and piney underfloor, the beer leads to a bitter-sweet grapefruit finish.

  1. DDH IPA

On the second position of our list of “top 10 IPAs to source in 2020” is DDH IPA by Wild Card Brewery. It won “Best Beer by Packaging” award as well as a gold medal at the 2020 London Beer Competition. It’s a juicy and dark, double hopped beer with Idaho 7, Mosaic, and Citra hops. It shows off punchy tropical fruit flavours of pineapple and mango with a zesty undertone.

  1. Opaque Reality

The UK based Wilde Child Brewing’s Opaque Reality is on the third place on our list of “top 10 IPAs to source in 2020”. The beer won a silver medal at the 2020 London Beer Competition. Opaque Reality is a juicy IPA with bags of Galaxy and Citra hops, a decent amount of real fruits and lactose which gives it a creamy mouthfeel.

  1. Maku Brewing IPA 7,3 %

Maku Brewing IPA is a traditional West Coast IPA made with hops including Citra, Centennial, Cascade, and Amarillo. It has a great aroma and a full body. This gluten-free IPA shows malts such as Crystal 100, Munich, and Pale ale.

  1. Bachiella Hazy IPA

Bachiella Hazy IPA showcases Pale Ale malt, Wheat malt, and Oatmeal hops including Mosaic, Yellow, and Citra. This cloudy IPA boasts outstanding nose with hints of pineapple, peach, and citrus. On the palate, it shows the character of tropical fruit flavours, silkiness, and bitterness.

  1. Bitrex IPA

Bitrex IPA by Soralama is a high fermentation amber beer inspired by American IPAs. It’s characterized by English malts excellently harmonized with a generous hopping in bitterness and aroma with American and pacific hops. It has a good degree of bitterness and well-balanced by the use of caramelized malts.

  1. Brewmaster IPA

Brewmaster IPA by Dundalk Bay Brewery has tropical passionfruit aroma with a hint of grapefruit, pine, and citrus. The beer is filled with dry hoppy fusions giving a passionfruit flavour with a slightly bitter finish. It pairs well with salty or fried foods and red meat.

  1. Hunsfos Moipa

Hunsfos Moipa by Hunsfos Bryggeri TAS Hunsfos Brewery is a fresh and moist IPA with hints of passion fruit. Made at 30 IBU and 4.7 ABV, this beer comes to its fullest with a heavy meat dinner.

  1. Mahou Cinco Estrellas Session IPA

Mahou Cinco Estrellas Session IPA is born from the collaboration of the master brewers of Mahou and Founders. The result of their passion is this Session IPA with intense flavours and right point of bitterness.

  1. Trinitat

Trinitat by La Sitgetana Craft Beer is a West Coast IPA showcasing the combination of Sorachi Ace, Simcoe, and Citra hops. It’s a bitter, dry, hoppy, and an easy-drinking beer with medium carbonation and good head retention.