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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
Buffalo IPAFlying Bison Brewing Company6.403.364-
Saint Of Circumstance India Pale AleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.703.7564-
Fuller's India Pale Ale (Bottle-Conditioned)Fuller Smith & Turner PLC5.303.8864-
Greene King IPA Export StrengthGreene King / Morland Brewery5.003.2364-
GatecrasherTemperance Beer Co.6.603.8663-
Long Weekend India Pale AleBig Bay Brewing Co.5.503.3362-
Kiss Off IPARound Guys Brewing Company6.303.5362-
Fiddler's Green India Pale AleFiddler's Green Brewing Company ? 3.4660-
Simple Malt IPABrasseurs Illimités6.403.5658-
Moa 5 Hop AleMoa Brewing Company6.203.6454-
Saint Of Circumstance Sour Mash Whiskey Barrel Aged IPABerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.703.5652-
India Pale AleMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.503.452-
True Brit IPASummit Brewing Company6.403.5251-
Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.903.9350-
10 Point India Pale AleLake of Bays Brewing Company6.003.5550-
India Wharf Pale AleMystic Brewery5.103.8549-
Mill Street I.P.A. (India Pale Ale)Mill Street Brew Pub6.103.2748-
Yippee IPAPicaroons Brewing Co.6.503.5548-
Sin City IPASin City Brewing Co. ? 3.2847-
Draft PunkPratt Street Ale House7.003.7646-
Bombay Pale AleNørrebro Bryghus6.503.5546-
Rhode Island IPATrinity Brewhouse7.003.7746-
Hoppy Otter IPAOtter Brewery Ltd6.803.724393
Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Brewing Co.5.202.8643-
Illusion Dweller IPAMountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 3.6643-
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-
Paddywhack IPANelson Brewing Company6.503.5941-
Double Rainbow IPAElk Creek Cafe & Aleworks7.503.8140-
India Pale AleHaandBryggeriet6.503.6740-
IPASix Rivers Brewery7.203.0239-
True North India Pale AleMagnotta Brewery6.503.7138-
Bleddyn 1075The Celt Experience5.603.6937-
Lac Du BayCentral Waters Brewing Co. ? 3.5937-
Cervesa Del Montseny + LupulusCompanyia Cervesera del Montseny5.403.0837-
India Pale AleSchmohz Brewing Company6.202.7637-
Mountain Goat India Pale AleMountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd6.203.323784
Ice Fog IPAYukon Brewing Company6.003.4636-
Hop't ScotThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company6.503.3435-
Citra Single HopBrouwerij De Molen4.803.7835-
FCA IPARailhouse Brewery7.503.5433-
Pig WarHopworks Urban Brewery8.003.5833-
Beacon IPALighthouse Brewing Company5.403.5933-
Daily Crisis IPARed Brick Station6.103.5933-
Victorian I.P.A.Sonoran Brewing Company6.203.4133-
Vaisseau Des SongesBrasserie Dieu Du Ciel6.003.833-
Gahan House 1772 IPAThe Gahan House6.503.5832-
Zen IPABluCreek Brewing ? 2.732-
Morning Wood IPAKassik's Kenai Brew Stop6.403.6532-
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