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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 1299) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Olvi IPA (Iisalmi Pale Ale)Olvi Oyj4.70-5-
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-
Seaworthy IPABig Tide Brewing Co.5.503.584-
IPALiberation Brewery4.803.074-
BarrelmanShort's Brewing Company7.0044-
Empire IPASpitting Feathers Brewery5.203.244-
10/6ths IPAWhite Rabbit Brewing Company7.20-4-
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-
HodgsonBen Middlemiss Brewing8.80-4-
Mumbo JumboBoundary Road Brewery5.203.644-
Archetype Historical IPACircle Brewing Company7.503.914-
Alpha Sant CorneliCerveses Alpha SL6.402.54-
Right Of WayWalking Man Brewing Co.6.003.84-
Full Metal AnorakBrewCult5.803.544-
Original Recipe IPADavidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery ? 2.084-
Willimantic Anonymous IPAWillimantic Brewing Co.6.803.794-
Bighorn IPABarley Brothers Brewery & Grill ? 2.964-
USS Enterprise IPADry Dock Brewing Co.6.40-4-
Whistle Blower IPATrouble Brewing7.603.534-
India Pale AleFirehouse Brewing Co.6.503.844-
Permon P.I.P.APivovar Permon5.70-4-
PC IPABig Rock Brewery5.502.564-
India Pale AleThe Ship Inn5.104.234-
India Pale Ale Chinook Amarillo Nelson SauvinThe Kernel Brewery6.804.124-
Screaming For VengeanceBlack Acre Brewing Co.5.50-4-
English IPAFreeWheel Brewing Company5.203.874-
Little PilgrimNorthgate Brewing4.203.534-
Summer Bitter Summer NotThe Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery4.903.814-
Berlin IPABrewbaker5.503.454-
SunshineBrass Castle Brewery5.702.454-
Hump Day IPACrooked Ladder Brewing Company5.503.64-
SanjanaBrauerei Zwettl Karl Schwarz GmbH6.703.924-
Brentwood IPABrentwood Brewing Co. Ltd3.704.254-
L’Appat IndienBrasserie Artisanale Le Saint Graal7.403.414-
Yorkshire IPAWharfebank Brewery5.103.624-
Brewmasters Collection India Pale AleCarlsberg Danmark A/S5.203.164-
Blue Anchor Spingo IPABlue Anchor4.503.374-
On-Belay IPALander Brewing Company ? 4.034-
House Of Nicholas SarahEpic Brewing Company5.704.034-
Gentleman, The Queen!Fort Street Brewery8.253.694-
Rise Premium India Pale AleRise Bryggeri5.502.964-
BaronetMedusa Brewing Company6.804.034-
Newcastle Foreign Extra IPAHeineken Nederland B.V.6.503.754-
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