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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 805) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Lop Lop 50Birrificio Dada5.503.552-
Little Magic Pale AleThe Prodigal Son Brewery6.003.72-
Leggett IPASeven Sheds Brewery6.803.732-
Las Llaves De San PedroCerveza Artesanal Las Llaves de San Pedro5.002.942-
Lake On The Mountain IPALake on the Mountain Brewery ? 3.482-
King's CroftIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant7.003.252-
Kilt LifterCuan Mor / Oban Bay Brewery3.903.352-
Kichesippi Wuchak UKKichesippi Beer Co.5.103.162-
KashmirSalopian Brewing Company Ltd5.503.542-
Karma Palace IPABrewery Terra Firma5.703.632-
Jack BlackRed Squirrel Brewery4.803.122-
Isle Pale AleAxholme Brewing Company4.102.82-
IPALa Gueule de Bois6.003.142-
IPABlue Lab Brewing Company6.003.52-
Indira Pale AleSkebo Bruksbryggeri6.002.822-
India Pale Ale Chinook Amarillo Nelson SauvinThe Kernel Brewery6.804.192-
In Your Pale FaceSvaneke Bryghuse6.503.672-
Imperial IPATower Brewery5.003.62-
II PP AAThirsty Dog Brewing Company8.103.652-
II FingersEvil Czech Brewery6.503.52-
HopStravaganzaAshton Brewing Company5.003.32-
Hopshackle ResinationHopshackle Brewery Ltd.7.003.932-
Hopfen-FluchWernecker Bierbrauerei8.103.272-
Hop DogSunny Republic Brewing Company5.503.372-
His Majesty 2011Yeastie Boys7.003.452-
Hell PatrolTRVE Brewing Co.8.003.342-
Grythyttans 117 India Pale AleGrythyttans Brygghus5.802.132-
Growler IPA (Ian And Paul's Ale)Nethergate Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.242-
Freestyle Series #19Oxbow Brewing Company4.803.632-
Frank Jones IPAShipyard Brewing Co.4.903.872-
Forbury LionLoddon Brewery, The5.503.32-
Flying Duchess IPAPeople's Brewing Company ? 4.142-
Finchley's IPAGeorge Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery4.503.462-
Fat Cat IPAFat Cat Brewing Company6.403.362-
Farmer WirtzBonfire Brewing Co.7.003.922-
English Style IPABlue Stallion Brewing Co.5.603.52-
English IPAOggi's Pizza & Brewing Co. ? 2.772-
English IPAThe Civil Life Brewing Company6.002.922-
English IPAFunction Brewing6.504.252-
Derail AleBox Steam Brewery5.203.632-
Crate IPACrate Brewery5.803.382-
Clocktower IPAThe Clocktower Brew Pub - Glebe5.803.042-
Cleric's CureThe Three Tuns Brewery5.004.122-
Brutal Brewing The Last IPASpendrups Bryggeri AB6.9042-
Brentwood IPABrentwood Brewing Co. Ltd3.704.092-
Brass Hat IPAFlix Brewhouse7.403.62-
Boscos English-style India Pale AleBoscos Restaurant & Brewing Co. ? 4.152-
Blue TopOld Dairy Brewery4.803.732-
Black GeldWharfebank Brewery4.503.142-
Big Day IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.6.803.982-
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