457 of the Best Fruit IPAs, Blind-Tasted and Ranked

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Lagunitas Brewing Night Pils (80)

“Night Pils marries everything we know about making black IPA and Pils. The dark malt backbone brings notes of chocolate and dark fruits while the lager yeast provides a crisp, clean finish. The result is a beer that looks like a stout but drinks like a lager.”

Boulevard Brewing Co. Pop-Up Session IPA (82)

“Boulevard Pop-Up Session IPA is built for frequent excursions, with a very drinkable character and relatively low bitterness tucked behind a big, fruity hops aroma.”

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Baby Daddy Session IPA (83)

“Sunny straw in color and loaded with hops. The aroma and flavor yield citrus and tropical notes: grapefruit, melon, lime, passion fruit, and a touch of spice. It has a full balanced body, with a crisp nish and low bitterness.”

Samuel Adams / Boston Beer Company Rebel Rider IPA (83)

“Bursting with bright citrus and tropical fruit notes of apricot and tangerine, with hints of pine and a slight resinous character, this IPA finishes with just enough subtle bitterness to bring you back for another sip.”

Harpoon Hoppy Adventure (83)

“This double IPA has a pronounced citrus and tropical fruit aroma. Golden pale with a slight haze, it has a subtly sweet character from the malt profile and a crisp, hoppy finish.”

AleSmith Brewing Co IPA (85)

“Aromas of grapefruit and tangerine lead into an abundance of fresh pine and tropical fruit.”

American Solera Chase Exotic (85)

"Full of notes of passion fruit, mango, and blueberry bliss."

Brooklyn Brewery Pulp Art (85)

“Billboard- sized notes of bright tropical fruit and a refreshingly soft finish.”

Deschutes Brewery Fresh Squeezed IPA (86)

“This mouthwateringly delicious IPA gets its flavor from a heavy helping of Citra and Mosaic hops. Don’t worry, no fruit was harmed in the making of this beer.”

Lord Hobo 617 Hazy IPA (86)

"A perfectly balanced malt bill accentuated by some of the most beautiful, fruity, and floral hops to deliver a world-class flavor."

Lawson's Finest Liquids Little Sip IPA (87)

“A juicy, fruit-forward character layered with tropical hop flavors and bright floral aromas. Notes of grapefruit, pineapple.”

Two Roads Brewing Company Lil Heaven Session IPA (87)

“Made with four exotic hops: Azacca, Calypso, Mosaic, and Equinox. Taste is of tropical fruits, speci cally passion fruit, grapefruit, and apricots. Finishes with just enough toasted malt character to balance.”

No-Li Brewhouse Big Juicy IPA (87)

"A light malt foundation layered with bright citrus and tropical fruit notes."

Indeed Brewing Co Flavorwave (87)

“Delivers with pineapple, citrus, and stone-fruit aromas and a rush of fruity, tropical hop flavor.”

Ghostfish Brewing Company It Came from the Haze (87)

“This juicy gem elicits tropical-fruit, citrus, floral, and pine aromas, with subtle notes of melon, strawberry, and dark fruits.”

Stone Brewing Company Go To IPA (87)

“This session IPA delivers all the fruity, piney character of a much bigger IPA. To accomplish this, we employ ‘hop bursting’ to coax out extreme flavors and aromas while also imparting a burst of pleasant bitterness.”

Victory Brewing No Brainer IPA (87)

Fruity and citrusy hops lead the way in this go-to, everyday IPA.

Sketchbook Brewing Brewery Witch (87)

Brewed with the 2018 Pink Boots Society Hops Blend to give it a fruity, citrusy front to balance the dry fin-ish.

Reuben's Brews Crushable (88)

“An approachable, bright, and hazy pale ale that is easy drinking with lush tropical-fruit aromas.”

Parish Brewing Dr. Juice (88)

"Aroma and taste are full of passion fruit, papaya, and blood orange, making it drink like a glass of freshly squeezed juice."

Tampa Bay Brewing Co Production Brewery Reef Donkey (88)

Our acclaimed dry-hopped American pale ale that drinks like a session IPA. Motueka, Ekuanot, and Citra hops give this beer a lemon/lime aroma with a citrus/tropical fruit flavor.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company Apex Predator IPA (88)

“Loads of fruity character derived from Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, and Ekuanot hops.”

Calusa Brewing Citronious (88)

"Citronious blasts with the fresh flavor and aromas of citrus, mango, and tropical fruits."

Deep Ellum Brewing Co Dream Crusher (88)

“Citrusy, piney, floral, and fruity hops.”

HIGH NINE BREWING Hop Glop (89)

“Bright, citrus- and stone-fruit-forward hazy IPA.”

Societe Brewing Company The Pupil IPA (89)

“The Pupil is a smooth, medium-bodied, pleasantly dry IPA with forward aromas and flavor evocative of tropical fruit. Notes of guava and mango are most commonly detected in this gently bittered beer.”

Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top Production Facility Hazy Juicy Hoppy Fresh Double IPA with Citra & Strata (89)

“Hopped with Citra and Strata, lending huge notes of papaya, tropical passion fruit, berry, and citrus.”

Prison City Brewing So Stupendous (89)

“Strata and Citra hops. Should provide notes of passion fruit, sticky ganja (so we’re told), grapefruit, mango, and guava.”

Two Brothers Brewing Company Sidekick (89)

“Sidekick extra pale ale is a golden colored ale that is loaded with juicy citrus and passion fruit hops aroma yet balanced with malt and hops character. A true companion.”

Russian River Brewing Company Blind Pig IPA (89)

“Full-bodied, very hoppy, citrus, pine, fruity notes with nice dry, bitter nish!”

Firestone Walker Brewing Co Luponic 18 (89)

“No fruits. No flavorings. No shortcuts.”

Tampa Bay Transmission Zero (90)

"Strata and HBC 692 hops make this hazy IPA burst with tropical fruit and dank pine."

Breakside Brewery Breakside IPA (90)

“Classic craft beer of the Pacific Northwest. Notes of evergreen, citrus, and tropical fruit.”

Penrose Brewing Company Hiking Boots (90)

“Conan yeast stars alongside Cashmere and Simcoe for a fully saturated, ripe stone-fruit explosion.”

Boulevard Brewing Co. The Calling (90)

“The Calling is our most heavily hopped beer ever, bursting forth with unmistakable tropical fruit and pine hops aromas and flavor supported with a slightly sweet malt character, tapering to a crisp, dry finish.”

Highland Park Brewery Hello, LA (90)

"Flavors and aromas of tropical fruit, mango, and passion fruit from the Citra and Mosaic hops."

Dust Bowl Brewing Co Tomorrow's Clear (90)

“Vermont ale yeast helps accentuate the hops with passion fruit and pineapple notes.”

Grand Teton Land of Many Waters (90)

"This hazy IPA lays down a fruity flavor profile of mango, tangerine, grapefruit, and cherry."

Westbound & Down Double IPA (90)

"An abundance of Enigma, Galaxy, and Mosaic hops pack big aromas of tangerine, blueberry, papaya, and other tropical fruits."

Coronado Brewing Company Stingray IPA (90)

“This easy-drinking IPA will transport you to a tropical paradise. Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, and Southern Cross hops provide flavors and aromas of tropical fruits and sun-kissed citrus with soft accents of nectarine and peach.”

Russian River Brewing Happy Hops (90)

"Tropical, berries, citrus, fruity."

Blackberry Farm Brewery BFB IPA (91)

“A celebration of New World hops and all their versatility. Bursting with fruit, citrus, and complex aromas.”

Tröegs Independent Brewing Perpetual IPA (91)

“Artisanal meets mechanical in a state of IPA we call Perpetual. Cycling through our HopBack vessel and dry-hopping method, this imperial pale ale emerges rife with sticky citrus rind, pine balm, and tropical fruit.”

Great Divide Brewing Co Fastpack IPA (91)

“Fruit cocktail of citrus, peach, and other stone fruits with lively hints of white wine.”

Indio Brewing Co Lord Beerus (91)

“Citra and Nelson Sauvin. Mango, cashew fruit, and dank. Slightly sweet finish.”

The Rare Barrel Guava Chameleon (91)

Mixed-culture IPA aged in oak barrels with guava, dry hopped with Mosaic.

Stone Brewing Enjoy by 7.04.19 (91)

By letting this fresh, golden-hued DIPA go unfiltered, the beer takes on a hazy appearance, and its peach and tropical-fruit hops aromas are intensified.

Goose Island Beer Company Goose IPA (91)

“Our India Pale Ale recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result is a hops lover’s dream with a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, and long hops finish.”

Ecliptic Brewing Phaser Hazy IPA (91)

Juicy and unfiltered, this hazy IPA stuns with a lively array of fruity hops notes. Citra, Mosaic, and Azacca hops give it its fresh aroma and flavor.

New Realm Brewing Tank Dog Hazy Imperial IPA (92)

“This hop monster is loaded with aromatics of tropical fruit and citrus.”

Black Shirt Brewing Okul Wheat IPA (92)

Star fruit, melon, and watermelon rind. Dry hopped with Simcoe and Galaxy.

Iron Hill Brewery Philly Special IPA (92)

NEIPA brewed with flaked oats and wheat. Intense flavors and aromas of tropical fruit and resinous pine dominate.

Oskar Blues Can-O-Bliss Tropical IPA (92)

A juicy sunset-hued rogue wave of tropical-fruit flavors featuring clean complex Mosaic, citrusy Azacca, fruity Galaxy, aromatic El Dorado, and pungent Idaho 7 hops.

Lawson's Finest Liquids Double Sunshine with Ruby Red Grapefruit (92)

“Made with ruby red grapefruit, adding an extra layer of mouth-watering, juicy, lush fruit character along with dank tropical aromas.”

Flying Dog Brewery The Truth (92)

The Truth's sharp hop bitterness begins with pine on the nose and evolves into bright citrus and subtle stone fruit flavors. Developed alongside over a dozen Single-Hop Imperial IPAs. The truth was three years in the making and has some of the most unique hop varieties available today.

Cigar City Brewing Space Pope (92)

Brewed with an astronomical amount of Mosaic, Citra, Hallertauer Blanc, and Galaxy hops that lend notes of passion fruit and melon to the clean flavors of base malt.

MadTree Brewing Phantom Forest (92)

“Stone fruit–forward aroma with notes of tropical fruit and citrus.”

Idle Hands Craft Ales Splitter (92)

“Softer mouthfeel with intense tropical fruit and melon.”

Jester King Brewery H. Execute (92)

“A blend of hazy double IPA with Texas oranges and three-year-old Jester King SPON.”

Reuben's Brews Reuben's Crush Series (92)

“Brewed with Citra, Mosaic, Azacca. Big tropical and fruity hop aromas with a soft, pillowy malt body.”

Victory Brewing Cloud Walker (92)

Tropical and fruity elements elevate hops to the highest pedestal. Special ingredients give this beer its dreamy orange glow and its pillowy soft mouthfeel.

Oskar Blues Brewery Pinner (92)

“Tropical fruits, citrus juices, pineapple, and spicy berry up front in the flavor and aroma.”

Starr Hill Brewery LLC Ramble On Juicy IPA (93)

“Lush tropical-fruit aromas of juicy grapefruit, pineapple, and citrus.”

New Realm Brewing Más Macho (93)

"Tropical fruit, pronounced floral, citrus rind, and dank aromatics and flavors."

Eddyline Brewery Epic Day Double India Pale Ale (93)

“A complex malt bill with a platform that allows the pungent hops blend with notes of grapefruit, tropical fruit, pine, and resin to truly shine. This is sure to satisfy the thirst of the most aggressive hopheads while maintaining remarkable drinkability.”

Creature Comforts Tropicália (93)

A balanced, soft, and juicy IPA. A hops aroma of citrus and ripe passion fruit leads into a full, fruit-forward hops flavor that washes over the palate and ends with a subtle bitterness.

Jackie O’s Brewery Fluid Forms (93)

"Hoppy notes of passion fruit, pineapple, coconut, and tangerine, with bold notes of stone fruit and exotic citrus presented by Sabro, Idaho 7, and Citra hops."

Von Ebert Brewing Wolf Summoner (93)

"Hopped with Rakau, Galaxy, and El Dorado to give strong notes of tropical fruit."

Oskar Blues Brewery Pinner Throwback IPA (93)

“With tropical fruits, citrus juices, pineapple, and spice berry up front in the aroma and flavor, the biscuit and toasted bread at the back balance out all the hops and make a great finish.”

Port Brewing Company Mongo Double IPA (93)

“Mongo begins with a massive resinous aroma created by the judicious use of Columbus, Amarillo, and Cascade hops. The initial taste reveals notes of orange, mango, and citrus fruits with a piney bitterness and hoppy spice with some mild malt flavors on the finish.”

Foothills Brewing Jade IPA (94)

“Citrusy Pacific Jade hops lend tropical-fruit notes and a hint of peppery finish. Dry-hop additions of Chinook and Citra.”

Adroit Theory Now I Am Death (94)

Juicy tropical aromas of pear, stone fruit. Quick flash of dank green hops. Pillowy malt body with a creamy full mouthfeel. Minimal bitterness. Semidry finish.

Alvarado Street Mai Tai P. A. (94)

A drier ‘tropical’ IPA. Light on bitterness, heavy on hops aroma (from100 percent Mosaic hops), American 2-row malt. Notes of passion fruit, mango, and lychee.

Bodem Half Acre Beer (94)

A reflection of how we’re feeling about go-to IPA in today’s spectrum of plants and brewing perspective. Ripe tropical fruit flesh with soft melon and berry.

Sketchbook Brewing Night Game (94)

This DIPA, brewed with Mosiac hops and honey, offers up the intense tropical-fruit flavors of pineapple and grapefruit with a smooth lingering finish of soft honey.

Hopewell Brewing Co Outside Voice (94)

“Notes of dank tropical fruit lead the way, followed by an undercurrent of citrus zest and piney bitterness.”

New Realm Brewing Jacked 'Squatch (94)

“Lotus and Strata hops for berry, tropical-fruit, grapefruit, citrus, and cannabis flavors.”

Pure Project Ethereal Plane (94)

“Riwaka and Motueka hops join forces with an experimental hop known for its fruity flavors, HBC 586, in this foggy, pale-colored creation.”

Devils Backbone Clink (94)

The brut brewing process and bottle conditioning serve up a beer that drinks like a hoppy champagne. Hal-lertau Blanc, Nelson Sauvin, and Southern Passion hops create a fruity, tropical hops flavor. We balanced that with three malts.

Terrapin Beer Luau Krunkles (95)

Flavors of passion fruit, orange, and guava make this IPA an instant vacation.

Bend Brewing Tropic Pines IPA (95)

Brewed with English base malt and Simcoe, Mosaic and Falconer’s Flight hops. Tropical fruit and pine domi-nate.

Odell Brewing Hammer Chain (95)

Brewed with freshly ground whole-flower hops that bring notes of drippy tropical fruit, radiant peach, and sweet stone fruit.

Triptych And I Think My Spaceship Knows Which Way To Go (95)

"Fluffy malts and soft mouthfeel combine with Galaxy, Vic Secret, and Citra for fruit cocktail."

Abandoned Building Shake (95)

"Milkshake IPA brewed with lactose and conditioned on passion fruit, guava, and vanilla beans."

Cruz Blanca Brewery Freetown (95)

['“Powerful, hazy, dank, and fruity tropical expression of Citra Cryo', '\xa0El Dorado, and Vic Secret hops.”\n']

Alvarado Street DeLorean Dust (95)

Copious Cryo powder in the dry hop offers an intense, oily aroma and flavor. Fruity esters from two yeast strains. Soft silky texture, light bitterness.

Radiant Beer Co DDH Hope Like Fire (96)

“Experience a rush of stone-fruit character and a blaze of tropical juiciness in this smooth, full-bodied showcase of Citra and Nelson hops.”

Seventh Son Brewing Proliferous (96)

Mosaic and a cast of supporting hops give this DIPA layers of tropical fruit and citrus with a bracing pine bit-terness in the finish.

MadTree Brewing Entropic Theory (96)

"Huge aromas of orange, peach, and apricot. ...Smooth bitterness and soft mouthfeel as it delivers tropical-fruit flavors."

West Sixth Hop Static Channel 2 (96)

"Highly aromatic, hop-forward with notes of tropical fruits, stone fruit, berry, citrus, and pine."

Bent Water Brewing Company Supercharger (96)

“Full of citrus and tropical fruit flavors.”

Alaskan Brewing Husky IPA (97)

Features Mosaic hops. Brilliant clarity with a medium golden color. Tropical and stone-fruit flavors with aromas of tangerine and papaya.

Crying Eagle Brewing Company Divine Imagination (97)

“Conveys beautiful notes of tropical fruit and white wine with soft pointed bitterness, all while having a rich, velvety mouthfeel.”

Tampa Bay Brewing Hop Silo 5 (97)

Brewed with Citra and Motueka hops and fresh tangerines. Hazy. Sweet citrus notes from the hops and fresh fruit dominate the nose. Medium-bodied with floral, citrus, and tropical flavors and just-right amount of acidi-ty. Silky soft on the palate with a moderately bitter finish.

Brouwerij West Bounce (97)

Notes of grapefruit, pine, and passion fruit, thanks to Citra, Comet, Simcoe, and Chinook hops. Not overpow-eringly bitter, but it maintains an approachability for all IPA lovers.

Coronado Brewing Set West (97)

Set West IPA is single dry hopped and fermented with Cal Ale yeast for a lingering dryness and notes of sticky pine and ripe stone fruit. Laid back yet assertive. It’s West Coast through and through.

Urban South Glimmer of Hops (97)

"Tons of sweet melon, citrus, and tropical passion fruit dominate this beer."

Cellarmaker Mo’ Strata (97)

"Mosaic’s guava, tangerine, and pine elements team up perfectly to make this focused, dank, and fruity IPA."

Fremont Brewing Ollie IPA (98)

“Mango, guava, and pineapple tropical notes with citrus, stone fruit, melon, honey, and light pine.”

Firestone Walker Brewing Co Hopnosis (98)

“An innovative IPA brewed with coveted Cryo Hops pellets. We double dry hop this beer with varieties from the U.S. and New Zealand, creating an explosion of tropical fruit flavors including mango, passion fruit, white grape, and lychee.”

The Brew Kettle White Rajah (98)

"Huge notes of tropical fruit, citrus, and dankness on the nose, this IPA is dangerously smooth."

Top Rung Brewing Company HDR #14 (98)

“Bright tropical-fruit and citrusy aromas and flavors with a big bite.”

Lawson’s Finest Liquids Ruby Red Grapefruit Double Sunshine (99)

This special edition of our American DIPA is made with ruby-red grapefruit, adding an extra layer of mouth-watering, juicy, lush fruit character along with dank tropical aromas.

Grains of Wrath Crypt Keeper (99)

"Citra single-hop IPA with bright flavors and aromas of citrus, grapefruit, lime, and tropical fruit."