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 Ratings < Avg
Rock HopperBluestone Brewing Co.3.900-
English IPABedlam Brewing6.000-
¢RYING ¢APITALISTRust City Brewery6.300-
ElDoradoStamm Beer9.500-
GERMANipaCervezas Deva5.500-
India Pale AleBrasserie Du Chateau ? 0-
Chuvashskiy NinjaLaBEERint Brewery6.000-
Cup O' Tea IPAFigurehead Brewing Co.5.500-
Prince Of BengalPixie Spring Brewery5.500-
Rye BanChillin'z Brewery5.000-
Out Of Bounds (Gepetto's Exclusive)D.L. Geary Brewing Company ? 0-
RusjanMaister Brewery6.000-
Ruff Shot Rye IPAMancos Brewing Company7.000-
1923 Whitbread IPAZebulon Artisan Ales ? 0-
Irish Pale AleScrappy Punk Brewing6.000-
Yankee WankerTerritorial Brewing Company7.300-
Come From Away IPAMill Street Brew Pub5.600-
The EM-50Myths & Legends Brewing Company ? 0-
Round TowerEarnest Brew Works5.500-
You Love UsCrafty Devil Brewing6.500-
Klosterhaven India Pale AleSorø Brughus ? 0-
English IPAJasper Brewing Co. Brew Pub & Eatery ? 0-
Brits, Don't Kill My VibeNoble Ale Works4.400-
Lime AttacksHopHead Craft Brewery7.900-
Cook's VacationChillin'z Brewery6.200-
Discworld Ales Bledlow's SilenceBrentwood Brewing Co. Ltd5.500-
Red Hop BombBrasserie Harricana ? 0-
India Pale AleKenningar Cerveza Artesanal7.000-
Red AquilaCervesa Tribal7.000-
Hoppy PotterFigueroa Mountain Brewing Co.7.200-
Dead UncleOOO "Kvarta" (Brewlok)5.500-
Fields Of GoldHoxne Brewery3.900-
LiquidatorHopHead Craft Brewery6.500-
Goodbye SummerHopHead Craft Brewery7.500-
Kröger's Imperial IPAPrivatbrauerei Albersdorf6.850-
HerbieElectric Nurse (Brewtrade Sweden AB)6.800-
Solaris Session PaleBig Smoke Brew Co3.800-
Logan's BiteCrooked Run Brewing6.000-
HereHareBeeEden Brewery6.300-
Cheeky BastardSouthern Brewing & Winemaking Supply5.500-
Sedition English IPALegacy Brewing Co.6.800-
India Pale AleKhaninskaya Pivovarnya6.500-
Philippine EagleThe Cebruery5.300-
La PromiseBedondaine & Bedons Ronds6.000-
Wynken, Blynken And Nod Out IPAWellsboro House7.500-
Little PunkProblem Child Brewing4.200-
Vicieuse 3.0Microbrasserie Le Corsaire ? 0-
UK EnforcerOdd Man Rush Brewing6.700-
Hop Of DarknessPareidolia Brewing Company6.200-
Selfmade Brewery/Bottle Share Brewery NomisugiSelfmade Brewery5.000-
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