HomeBeerStanford’s IPA Some things are inspired by the West Coast, like Leland Stanford, a young lawyer in what is now Port Washington. After his office burned down in 1852, he pulled up stakes and headed west to California. It worked out well too, he eventually founded Stanford University. STYLE: American IPA ABV: 7.4%IBU: 64An American IPA that embraces both the roots of the style and the evolution of American hops. Our American IPA calls back to the origins of the style with a touch of caramel malt flavor and a firm bitterness anchored by our use of Cascade hops. While a combination of Simcoe, Idaho 7 and Strata hops used to finish the beer push tropical fruit aroma and flavors without neglecting the piney, citrus, and resinous notes familiar to many IPA drinkers.