The American IPA has a hoppy beer style, it is a American version of the reincarnated IPA style beer, typically brewed with distinctively American hops, such as Cascade, Centennial, Citra, Columbus, Chinook, Simcoe, Amarillo, Tomahawk, Warrior, Neomexicanus, and Nugget etc.
Typically, aroma of American IPA is intense with a citrus, floral, perfume-like, resinous, piney, and/or fruity character derived from American hops.
The color range from very pale golden to medium reddish copper. It is usually clear, with exceptions of unfiltered dry hopper versions which are a bit hazy.
The flavor profile is medium to high hop flavor with citrus, floral, resinous, piney or fruit aspects. And low to medium sweet malt flavor with some caramel or toasty flavor at low levels. One of the most popular style of beers in America at the moment proving the best balance is taste and aroma.