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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 1171) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Lilja's Argosy IPASand Creek Brewing Company6.303.1279-
Buffalo IPAFlying Bison Brewing Company6.403.347780
606 India Pale AlePaddock Wood Brewing Co.5.403.6877-
Fuller's India Pale Ale (Bottle-Conditioned)Fuller Smith & Turner PLC5.303.9276-
Wildcat India Pale AleOld Bust Head Brewing Co.6.203.375-
Trafalgar India Pale AleFreeminer Brewery Ltd.6.003.6573-
Tui East India Pale AleTui Brewery4.002.8373-
Long Weekend India Pale AleBig Bay Brewing Co.5.503.3771-
Sin City IPASin City Brewing Co. ? 3.2170-
Rhode Island IPATrinity Brewhouse7.003.7568-
Greene King IPA Export StrengthGreene King / Morland Brewery5.003.2167-
MajesticPipeworks Brewing Company7.004.0666-
Lac Du BayCentral Waters Brewing Co. ? 3.6265-
Simple Malt IPABrasseurs Illimités6.403.5564-
Yippee IPAPicaroons Brewing Co.6.503.6364-
India Pale AleMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.503.4663-
Draft PunkPratt Street Ale House7.003.7862-
Moa 5 Hop AleMoa Brewing Company6.203.6962-
Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Brewing Co.5.202.8561-
Fiddler's Green India Pale AleFiddler's Green Brewing Company ? 3.4261-
Colorado IndicaCervejaria Colorado7.003.7557-
Gahan House 1772 IPAThe Gahan House6.503.7155-
John Martin's IPAJohn Martin's (John Martin SA)6.903.2554-
Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.903.9753-
FCA IPARailhouse Brewery7.503.7852-
Bombay Pale AleNørrebro Bryghus6.503.5952-
Mill Street I.P.A. (India Pale Ale)Mill Street Brew Pub6.103.3952-
Heavy Machinery English IPAAustin Beerworks5.903.7851-
Bengal Gold India Pale AleTriumph Brewing Company6.303.5650-
India Pale Ale (2012- )Shepherd Neame Ltd6.103.5250-
Double Rainbow IPAElk Creek Cafe + Aleworks7.503.7949-
IPASix Rivers Brewery7.203.0849-
7 Mile BridgeTwo Henrys Brewing Company6.003.5749-
Sleeping Giant IPAGage Roads Brewing Company5.403.5648-
Illusion Dweller IPAMountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 3.6348-
Innis & Gunn India Pale AleInnis & Gunn7.703.4247-
Bleddyn 1075The Celt Experience5.603.7847-
Cervesa Del Montseny + LupulusCompanyia Cervesera del Montseny5.403.2247-
Pig WarHopworks Urban Brewery8.003.6246-
Homework Series # 3 - English-Style India Pale AleBallast Point Brewing Company6.503.8846-
Moar Scottish Session IPABent Brewstillery4.703.5746-
Morning Wood IPAKassik's Kenai Brew Stop6.403.6545-
Ice Fog IPAYukon Brewing Company6.003.3845-
Hoppy Otter IPAOtter Brewery Ltd6.803.694592
Paddywhack IPANelson Brewing Company6.503.644-
Mountain Goat India Pale AleMountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd6.203.344484
India Pale AleSchmohz Brewing Company6.202.943-
Hammersmith IPAFirestone Walker Brewing Co.6.704.0443-
Stockyard IPABarley John's Brew Pub6.803.7443-
Hop't ScotThe Olde Burnside Brewing Company6.503.4842-
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