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05-22-2011, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by dopeschemes View Post
An average beer is rated at about 10-15 ibu's (international bitterness unit)

A true ipa(India pale ale) is at about 50ibu+. Kind of like grapefruit juice, you keep going back for more. Keith's India pale ale is a terrible example of an ipa.
Oh okay. I know the alley kat full moon is pretty high on the ipu scale so does this make it an ipa? Or is an ipa a type of beer like a lager or a stout? Then most authentic ipa's have a btu of 50+?

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