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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 - 501 to 550 (out of 1172) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Mumbo JumboBoundary Road Brewery5.203.644-
Berlina IPACerveza Artesanal Berlina5.004.394-
Shergill IPAMinhas Craft Brewery6.601.614-
Full Metal AnorakBrewCult5.803.544-
Willimantic Anonymous IPAWillimantic Brewing Co.6.803.794-
Bighorn IPABarley Brothers Brewery & Grill ? 2.964-
Whistle Blower IPATrouble Brewing7.603.534-
India Pale AleFirehouse Brewing Co.6.503.844-
India Pale AleThe Ship Inn5.104.234-
River Valley IPABerkshire Brewing Company Inc.5.504.164-
Little PilgrimNorthgate Brewing4.203.534-
Summer Bitter Summer NotThe Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery4.903.814-
Berlin IPABrewbaker5.503.454-
SunshineBrass Castle Brewery5.702.454-
Hump Day IPACrooked Ladder Brewing Company5.503.64-
Brentwood IPABrentwood Brewing Co. Ltd3.704.254-
L’Appat IndienBrasserie Artisanale Le Saint Graal7.403.414-
Yorkshire IPAWharfebank Brewery5.103.624-
19th StreetTown in City Brewing Co.8.803.354-
Coldcock IPA2SP Brewing Company6.004.114-
KashmirSalopian Brewing Company Ltd5.503.544-
Blue Anchor Spingo IPABlue Anchor4.503.374-
Gentleman, The Queen!Fort Street Brewery8.253.694-
Engelsk IPAEskilstuna Ölkultur6.003.874-
Handsum IPARising Sons5.003.724-
English Style India Pale AleLefty's Brewing Company6.604.064-
Very Special IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery7.503.884-
Brewmaster's Choice IPARoughneck Brewing6.503.774-
Reins-Ga-HopRight Brain Brewery5.903.664-
Brains IPABrains3.402.664-
Empire Strikes BackDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom6.203.44-
Gupta's GleefulDrop-In Brewing Company6.603.34-
Traditional India Pale AleGranite Brewery (Halifax)5.004.164-
A Head In A Hat - TommyFlorence Brewery4.203.454-
DandymanFormer Future Brewing Company6.503.664-
Otley Barbarians BeverageThe Celt Experience6.302.764-
Black Creek India Pale AleBlack Creek Historic Brewery5.003.64-
Where's CarlVerboten Brewing5.403.124-
Heather IPACloughmore5.204.024-
Sea Lion's IPAThe Fiddler Café6.20-4-
American PrideMaxim Brewery5.203.314-
Grythyttans 117 India Pale AleGrythyttans Brygghus5.802.564-
Imperial IPATower Brewery5.003.264-
Olvi IPA (Iisalmi Pale Ale)Olvi Oyj4.703.244-
Growler IPA (Ian And Paul's Ale)Nethergate Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.133-
Foxes RockCumberland Breweries4.503.373-
Boarrior IPAPig Pounder Brewery5.203.333-
Kompaan Black Coffee IPAKompaan Bier6.003.983-
IPALa Gueule de Bois6.001.593-
IPALiberation Brewery4.803.063-
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