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English India Pale Ale (IPA)

First brewed in England and exported for the British troops in India during the late 1700s. To withstand the voyage, IPA's were basically tweaked Pale Ales that were, in comparison, much more malty, boasted a higher alcohol content and were well-hopped, as hops are a natural preservative. Historians believe that an IPA was then watered down for the troops, while officers and the elite would savor the beer at full strength. The English IPA has a lower alcohol due to taxation over the decades. The leaner the brew the less amount of malt there is and less need for a strong hop presence which would easily put the brew out of balance. Some brewers have tried to recreate the origianl IPA with strengths close to 8-9% abv.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-6.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Fuller's India Pale Ale (Bottle-Conditioned)Fuller Smith & Turner PLC5.303.8863-
Greene King IPA Export StrengthGreene King / Morland Brewery5.003.2663-
Long Weekend India Pale AleBig Bay Brewing Co.5.503.3362-
Red Betty IPACentral City Brewing6.503.8261-
MajesticPipeworks Brewing Company7.004.0261-
Fiddler's Green India Pale AleFiddler's Green Brewing Company ? 3.4660-
Kiss Off IPARound Guys Brewing Company6.303.5157-
GatecrasherTemperance Beer Co.6.603.8856-
Simple Malt IPABrasseurs Illimités6.403.5555-
Moa 5 Hop AleMoa Brewing Company6.203.6553-
Saint Of Circumstance Sour Mash Whiskey Barrel Aged IPABerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.703.5652-
India Pale AleMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.503.451-
Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.903.9449-
Mill Street I.P.A. (India Pale Ale)Mill Street Brew Pub6.103.2748-
10 Point India Pale AleLake of Bays Brewing Company6.003.5548-
Yippee IPAPicaroons Brewing Co.6.503.5548-
Draft PunkPratt Street Ale House7.003.7646-
Bombay Pale AleNørrebro Bryghus6.503.5546-
India Wharf Pale AleMystic Brewery5.103.845-
True Brit IPASummit Brewing Company6.403.5345-
Rhode Island IPATrinity Brewhouse7.003.7645-
Sin City IPASin City Brewing Co. ? 3.3444-
Hoppy Otter IPAOtter Brewery Ltd6.803.724393
Innis & Gunn India Pale AleInnis & Gunn7.703.4642-
Sleeping Giant IPAGage Roads Brewing Company5.403.5342-
Bengal Gold India Pale AleTriumph Brewing Company6.303.5742-
Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Brewing Co.5.202.8742-
Illusion Dweller IPAMountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 3.6742-
Paddywhack IPANelson Brewing Company6.503.5941-
India Pale AleHaandBryggeriet6.503.6740-
Double Rainbow IPAElk Creek Cafe & Aleworks7.503.8139-
IPASix Rivers Brewery7.203.0239-
True North India Pale AleMagnotta Brewery6.503.7138-
Cervesa Del Montseny + LupulusCompanyia Cervesera del Montseny5.403.0837-
India Pale AleSchmohz Brewing Company6.202.7637-
Bleddyn 1075The Celt Experience5.603.6836-
Ice Fog IPAYukon Brewing Company6.003.4635-
Mountain Goat India Pale AleMountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd6.203.333584
Hop't ScotThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company6.503.3633-
Beacon IPALighthouse Brewing Company5.403.5933-
Daily Crisis IPARed Brick Station6.103.5933-
Victorian I.P.A.Sonoran Brewing Company6.203.4133-
Citra Single HopBrouwerij De Molen4.803.833-
Gahan House 1772 IPAThe Gahan House6.503.5832-
Zen IPABluCreek Brewing ? 2.732-
Pig WarHopworks Urban Brewery8.003.6332-
Morning Wood IPAKassik's Kenai Brew Stop6.403.6532-
Barrington India Pale AleBarrington Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.5132-
Kinch IPAForest & Main Brewing Company6.503.732-
Sergeant's IPAOld Yale Brewing Co.5.503.9832-
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