English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Description:
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 > Score
Bulldog English IPABoxing Bear Brewing Co.6.1014.32
Calavera MjolnirMicrocerveceria Gourmet Calavera8.0013.75
English IPAYokohama Beer6.0014.38
TickeraguaBeachwood BBQ & Brewing9.5011.77
YggdrasilBlack Metal Brewery6.6013.25
Single Hop Mandarina BavariaKabinet Brewery5.4013.47
Tesco India Pale AleMarston's PLC4.7013.29
Elly House IPAPells Brewing Co-op6.5013.19
Mad GentlemanMad Chef Craft Brewing4.9013.92
Endless SummerBlack Iris Brewery5.4013.83
Black ZombieAmundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri7.0013.5
De Brus Ancestral IPABridge Of Allan Brewery Ltd3.4014
The Fugg LifeHopworks Urban Brewery6.0013
King's WallMalmesbury Brewery5.6013.75
Gobsmacked Batch 3000 IPAArbor Brewing Company8.0013.5
Southern StarTyne Bank Brewery Ltd.5.0013.71
Barrow DeepDevil's Purse Brewing Co.7.5013
English IPAElk Brewing7.3013.79
Tommy English IPASwinging Bridge Brewing Company5.5014.04
ShivaWestminster Brewing Company ? 13.25
Golden IPAHop Art Brewery5.2013.75
English IPAPinglehead Brewing Co. / Brewer's Pizza6.2014.44
Citra SonicTriple fff Brewing Company4.1013.75
IPARiver Leven Ales4.0013.52
Hemel IpaStadsbrouwerij De Hemel7.5013.39
IPA #7The Public Option7.6013.74
Noble IPAFirebird Brewing Co.5.5013.73
Arse LiquorDirect Beers4.0013
The BastardShakespeare Tavern and Brewery5.9014.25
Lupunator IPADarwin Cerveza Artesanal5.6013.6
Porteña India Pale AleCerveceria Porteña7.0012.8
Morante India Pale AleCerveza Artesanal Morante7.0013.14
Sunset SiestaLTD Brewing Co.6.8014.18
Otro Mundo IPAOtro Mundo Brewing Company6.3013.71
IPA sibérienneMicrobrasserie L'Arsenal4.0013.23
SavanaPilialaukis7.0013.89
Eastern NightsThe Bollington Brewing Co.5.6013.74
Govinda Barrel Aged MarjThe Cheshire Brewhouse6.7014.44
Govinda Barrel Aged TedThe Cheshire Brewhouse6.7014.18
Magnum IPARobinsons Family Brewers4.1012.94
As Far Back As I Can Remember New England IPAGreat Lakes Brewery6.4014
Big Ben's British Style IPAElevation 66 Brewing6.8014
Burton IPAIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.8013.5
Squealing PigHillstown Brewery4.5013.12
Mi TataCerveceria Artesanal Corcovado6.0013.5
IPA AnglaiseIsle de Garde5.6013.81
India Pale AleTap East5.2013.92
BrunstStjørdalsbryggeriet6.5000
Rock HopperBluestone Brewing Co.3.9000
MyALEBirrificio La Mata6.2000
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