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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Style Examples - 501 to 550 (out of 1383) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Lost Peninsula IPABoatyard Brewing Co.6.403.285-
Single Track IPARustic Road Brewing Company7.003.445-
Double Hopped India Pale AleLobethal Bierhaus ? 3.685-
Crimson AngelAbsolution Brewing Company6.103.725-
Tesco Simply IPAMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.5.002.145-
Waitrose Duchy Organic IPAWychwood Brewery Company Ltd5.203.445-
'Na Biretta KuasapaBirradamare SRL6.303.655-
Farmer Wirtz India Pale AleBonfire Brewing Co.7.003.395-
India Pale AleStensbogaard Bryghus5.303.485-
Big BenCellarmaker Brewing Co.6.803.985-
Kilt LifterCuan Mor / Oban Bay Brewery3.903.65-
English IPAThe Civil Life Brewing Company6.003.955-
Organic IPASmart Beer Company6.403.95-
North Island IPACanadian Brewery Inc. (North Island Beer)7.003.875-
Ben NevisBlack Wolf Brewery4.003.115-
India Pale AleDoppelleu Brauwerkstatt6.003.555-
Club Bier 02 - Alpen Pale AleLiechtensteiner Brauhaus5.403.475-
Heather IPACloughmore5.204.065-
Old World IPABreakside Brewery5.304.275-
Idle Idol IPAOddball Brewing Co.6.703.415-
Steam Exchange India Pale AleSteam Exchange Brewery5.803.115-
Pitfield 1837 India Pale AlePitfield Organic Brewery7.003.145-
Timma!Great Waters Brewing6.203.785-
Imperial IPATower Brewery5.003.175-
Double IPASwamp Rabbit Brewery & Tap Room7.803.525-
Growler IPA (Ian And Paul's Ale)Nethergate Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.244-
Boarrior IPAPig Pounder Brewery5.203.374-
Dragon's BackThe Hong Kong S.A.R. Brewing Co.5.203.374-
Arbor Brewing Fuggles And GoldArbor Brewing Company6.504.064-
IPALiberation Brewery4.803.074-
BarrelmanShort's Brewing Company7.0044-
Empire IPASpitting Feathers Brewery5.203.244-
MonocleBeerd Beers5.603.44-
The White IPACervejaria Dortmund5.003.424-
F'N'A - British IPAWhiprsnapr Brewing Co. ? 3.74-
Brutal HopsMicrocervecería Rothhammer (Handwerk Brewers Chile S.A.)7.203.574-
Israeli Pale AlePavo Brewery5.302.994-
Strathaven Clydesdale IPAStrathaven Ales3.803.424-
HodgsonBen Middlemiss Brewing8.802.874-
India Pale AleWoodstock Inn Brewery7.003.714-
Mumbo JumboBoundary Road Brewery5.203.644-
Alpha Sant CorneliCerveses Alpha SL6.402.54-
Bitter Fool IPANorthgate Brewing7.303.894-
Right Of WayWalking Man Brewing Co.6.003.84-
CarminiaBirrificio Artigianale Karma6.003.734-
Dad's ArmyEl Segundo Brewing Company4.503.924-
Full Metal AnorakBrewCult5.803.544-
Willimantic Anonymous IPAWillimantic Brewing Co.6.803.794-
Bighorn IPABarley Brothers Brewery & Grill ? 2.964-
IPA Single Hop CitraBeerbliotek6.003.494-
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