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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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 894) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Greene King IPA Export StrengthGreene King / Morland Brewery5.003.2762-
Big Rock India Pale AleBig Rock Brewery5.002.9561-
Buffalo IPAFlying Bison Brewing Company6.403.2960-
MajesticPipeworks Brewing Company7.004.0260-
Fiddler's Green India Pale AleFiddler's Green Brewing Company ? 3.4660-
Simple Malt IPABrasseurs Illimités6.403.5553-
Saint Of Circumstance Sour Mash Whiskey Barrel Aged IPABerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.703.5652-
Moa 5 Hop AleMoa Brewing Company6.203.6451-
India Pale AleMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.503.451-
Red Betty IPACentral City Brewing6.503.8250-
Mill Street I.P.A. (India Pale Ale)Mill Street Brew Pub6.103.2748-
Kiss Off IPARound Guys Brewing Company6.303.5147-
Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.903.9547-
10 Point India Pale AleLake of Bays Brewing Company6.003.5547-
Yippee IPAPicaroons Brewing Co.6.503.5847-
GatecrasherTemperance Beer Co.6.603.947-
Bombay Pale AleNørrebro Bryghus6.503.645-
Rhode Island IPATrinity Brewhouse7.003.7645-
Sin City IPASin City Brewing Co. ? 3.3444-
Hoppy Otter IPAOtter Brewery Ltd6.803.724393
Draft PunkPratt Street Ale House7.003.7842-
Paddywhack IPANelson Brewing Company6.503.5941-
Innis & Gunn India Pale AleInnis & Gunn7.703.4641-
Sleeping Giant IPAGage Roads Brewing Company5.403.5441-
Bengal Gold India Pale AleTriumph Brewing Company6.303.5741-
Illusion Dweller IPAMountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 3.6541-
India Pale AleHaandBryggeriet6.503.6740-
Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Brewing Co.5.202.8540-
IPASix Rivers Brewery7.203.0239-
Double Rainbow IPAElk Creek Cafe & Aleworks7.503.8338-
India Wharf Pale AleMystic Brewery5.103.8238-
True North India Pale AleMagnotta Brewery6.503.7138-
True Brit IPASummit Brewing Company6.403.5438-
Cervesa Del Montseny + LupulusCompanyia Cervesera del Montseny5.403.0736-
India Pale AleSchmohz Brewing Company6.202.7536-
Bleddyn 1075The Celt Experience5.603.6934-
Ice Fog IPAYukon Brewing Company6.003.4634-
Beacon IPALighthouse Brewing Company5.403.5933-
Daily Crisis IPARed Brick Station6.103.5933-
Victorian I.P.A.Sonoran Brewing Company6.203.4133-
Mountain Goat India Pale AleMountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd6.203.353384
Citra Single HopBrouwerij De Molen4.803.833-
Hop't ScotThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company6.503.3732-
Zen IPABluCreek Brewing ? 2.732-
Pig WarHopworks Urban Brewery8.003.6332-
Kinch IPAForest & Main Brewing Company6.503.732-
Sergeant's IPAOld Yale Brewing Co.5.503.9832-
Gahan House 1772 IPAThe Gahan House6.503.5831-
Vaisseau Des SongesBrasserie Dieu Du Ciel6.003.8231-
Morning Wood IPAKassik's Kenai Brew Stop6.403.6930-
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