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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 1359) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Wildcat India Pale AleOld Bust Head Brewing Co.6.203.380-
Sin City IPASin City Brewing Co. ? 3.1179-
Lilja's Argosy IPASand Creek Brewing Company6.303.1279-
Tui East India Pale AleTui Brewery4.002.8476-
Trafalgar India Pale AleFreeminer Brewery Ltd.6.003.6573-
India Pale AleMicro-Brasserie L'Alchimiste5.503.4972-
Long Weekend India Pale AleBig Bay Brewing Co.5.503.3771-
Rhode Island IPATrinity Brewhouse7.003.7471-
Brick Waterloo Traditional IPABrick Brewing Co.5.202.8869-
Draft PunkPratt Street Ale House7.003.7868-
Simple Malt IPABrasseurs Illimités6.403.5568-
Yippee IPAPicaroons Traditional Ales6.503.6168-
Greene King IPA Export StrengthGreene King / Morland Brewery5.003.2168-
MajesticPipeworks Brewing Company7.004.0666-
Lac Du BayCentral Waters Brewing Co.7.503.6265-
20th Anniversary Encore Series: Stone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPAStone Brewing8.903.8664-
Moa 5 Hop AleMoa Brewing Company6.203.6763-
Gahan House 1772 IPAThe Gahan House6.503.762-
John Martin's IPAJohn Martin's (John Martin SA)6.903.2462-
Fiddler's Green India Pale AleFiddler's Green Brewing Company ? 3.4261-
Colorado IndicaCervejaria Colorado7.003.7860-
FCA IPARailhouse Brewery7.503.7959-
India Pale Ale (2012- )Shepherd Neame Ltd6.103.4558-
Mill Street I.P.A. (India Pale Ale)Mill Street Brew Pub6.103.456-
7 Mile BridgeTwo Henrys Brewing Company6.003.4256-
Double Rainbow IPAElk Creek Cafe + Aleworks7.503.855-
Cambridge House Abijah Rowe IPAThe Cambridge House Brewpub6.903.9655-
Heavy Machinery English IPAAustin Beerworks5.903.7853-
Ironhead IPARevolver Brewing6.503.5353-
Bombay Pale AleNørrebro Bryghus6.503.5952-
IPASix Rivers Brewery7.203.0851-
Moar Scottish Session IPABent Brewstillery4.703.5850-
Bengal Gold India Pale AleTriumph Brewing Company6.303.5650-
Illusion Dweller IPAMountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 3.6350-
Innis & Gunn India Pale AleInnis & Gunn7.703.4249-
Ice Fog IPAYukon Brewing Company6.003.3949-
Double Hop Monster IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery7.203.4649-
Hammersmith IPAFirestone Walker Brewing Co.6.704.0549-
Pig WarHopworks Urban Brewery8.003.6348-
The HaberdasherSociete Brewing Co.5.204.0648-
Bleddyn 1075The Celt Experience5.603.7847-
Homework Series # 3 - English-Style India Pale AleBallast Point Brewing Company6.503.8847-
Sleeping Giant IPAGage Roads Brewing Company5.403.5747-
Morning Wood IPAKassik's Kenai Brew Stop6.403.6547-
Cervesa Del Montseny + LupulusCompanyia Cervesera del Montseny5.403.2247-
Paddywhack IPANelson Brewing Company6.503.6146-
Hoppy Otter IPAOtter Brewery Ltd6.803.724692
Stockyard IPABarley John's Brew Pub6.803.7446-
Double Pale AleShawneeCraft Brewing Company7.503.7945-
Kinch IPAForest & Main Brewing Company6.503.9945-
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