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India Pale Ale, the modern version of which has largely been formed in the US, has an intense hop flavor, a golden to copper color, and a medium malty body. The aroma is moderate to very strong. IPAs work especially well at cutting the heat of chili, vindaloo or Sichuan cuisine. In England, IPA is often just another name for bitter although some micros are doing their own versions of an American IPA as well.

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1AleSmith IPA 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 2390  4.08 Find
2Bell's Two Hearted Ale 
Bell's Brewery
Comstock, Michigan
 3475  4.04 Find
3Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 
Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation Brands)
San Diego, California
 2598  4.01 Find
4Maine Beer Lunch 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 665  4.01 Find
5Maine Beer Another One 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 387  4 Find
6Russian River Blind Pig IPA 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 1418  3.99 Find
7Maine Beer I 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 68  3.98 Find
8Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version) 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 352  3.98 Find
9La Cumbre Elevated IPA 
La Cumbre Brewing Company
Albuquerque, New Mexico
 356  3.97 Find
10Le Castor Yakima IPA 
Microbrasserie Le Castor Brewing Co.
Rigaud, Quebec
 232  3.96 Find
11Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA 
Fat Head's Brewery
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
 674  3.96 Find
12Surly Furious 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 1373  3.95 Find
13Sante Adairius Simpleton 
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Capitola, California
 66  3.94 Find
14Town Hall Masala Mama IPA 
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 484  3.94 Find
15Toppling Goliath Pompeii IPA 
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Decorah, Iowa
 344  3.94 Find
16Russian River Hopfather 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 61  3.94 Find
17Satyr Brews Menace IPA 
Satyr Brews
Athens, Greece
 51  3.94 Find
18Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) 
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 4105  3.93 Find
19Magic Rock / YCH Hops Grower Owned 
Magic Rock Brewing (Lion Co. - Kirin Holdings)
Huddersfield, England
 65  3.93 Find
20Lawson's Finest Triple Play IPA 
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Waitsfield, Vermont
 61  3.92 Find
21Driftwood Sartori Harvest IPA 
Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Victoria, British Columbia
 69  3.91 Find
22Great Lakes Brewery Karma Citra 
Great Lakes Brewery (Ontario)
Etobicoke, Ontario
 130  3.91 Find
23The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Mosaic 
The Kernel Brewery
Bermondsey, England
 68  3.91 Find
24Alpine Beer Company Duet  
Alpine Beer Company (CA)
Alpine, California
 952  3.91 Find
25Stigbergets Muddle 
Stigbergets Bryggeri
Göteborg, Sweden
 262  3.91 Find


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