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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 - 551 to 600 (out of 1359) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
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-
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-
Brentwood IPABrentwood Brewing Co. Ltd3.704.254-
L’Appat IndienBrasserie Artisanale Le Saint Graal7.403.414-
Yorkshire IPAWharfebank Brewery5.103.624-
Blue Anchor Spingo IPABlue Anchor4.503.374-
On-Belay IPALander Brewing Company ? 4.034-
Cleric's CureThe Three Tuns Brewery5.003.924-
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-
AutomatonSalopian Brewing Company Ltd7.003.774-
Engelsk IPAEskilstuna Ölkultur6.003.874-
Calista IPATime & Tide Brewing6.10-4-
Very Special IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery7.503.884-
Brewmaster's Choice IPARoughneck Brewing6.503.774-
King's BayArthurstown Brewing Co.4.704.064-
Brains IPABrains3.402.664-
Empire Strikes BackDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom6.203.44-
Gupta's GleefulDrop-In Brewing Company6.603.34-
Nags Head I.P.A.Full Moon Cafe and Brewery6.503.524-
Traditional India Pale AleGranite Brewery (Halifax)5.004.164-
A Head In A Hat - TommyFlorence Brewery4.203.454-
Golden IPACastle Rock Beer Co.6.30-4-
Otley Barbarians BeverageThe Celt Experience6.302.764-
Black Creek India Pale AleBlack Creek Historic Brewery5.003.64-
Blind PigBrewtus Brewing Company4.504.144-
Where's CarlVerboten Brewing and Barrel Project5.403.124-
BomschuitBrouwerij Scheveningen5.503.224-
Sea Lion's IPAThe Fiddler Café / Animal Army Brewery6.20-4-
American PrideMaxim Brewery5.203.314-
Grythyttans 117 India Pale AleGrythyttans Brygghus5.802.564-
Viking Slayer (Burton Ale)Asheville Brewing Company7.83-4-
WallaceMaclay Inns Ltd. ? 3.114-
Imperial IPATower Brewery5.003.264-
Starr Hill / DC Brau - Jenny GreenteethStarr Hill Brewery7.80-4-
Foxes RockCumberland Breweries4.503.753-
Økologisk IPAHerslev Bryghus6.00-3-
IPALa Gueule de Bois6.001.593-
FMJ (Full Metal Jacket) IPAOrdnance Brewing6.60-3-
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