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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
 2388  4.08 Find
2Bell's Two Hearted Ale 
Bell's Brewery
Comstock, Michigan
 3471  4.04 Find
3Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 
Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation Brands)
San Diego, California
 2587  4.01 Find
4Alpine Beer Company Nelson IPA 
Alpine Beer Company (CA)
Alpine, California
 733  4.01 Find
5Maine Beer Lunch 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 651  4.01 Find
6Maine Beer Another One 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 385  4 Find
7Russian River Blind Pig IPA 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 1415  3.99 Find
8Surly / Amager Todd - The Axe Man (Surly Version) 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 352  3.98 Find
9Maine Beer I 
Maine Beer Company
Freeport, Maine
 68  3.98 Find
10La Cumbre Elevated IPA 
La Cumbre Brewing Company
Albuquerque, New Mexico
 351  3.97 Find
11Fat Head's Head Hunter IPA 
Fat Head's Brewery
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
 673  3.96 Find
12Cloudwater DDH IPA Chinook Citra [Spring Summer 2017] 
Cloudwater Brew Co
Manchester, England
 49  3.96 Find
13Le Castor Yakima IPA 
Microbrasserie Le Castor Brewing Co.
Rigaud, Quebec
 230  3.96 Find
14Surly Furious 
Surly Brewing Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 1372  3.95 Find
15Magic Rock / YCH Hops Grower Owned 
Magic Rock Brewing (Lion Co. - Kirin Holdings)
Huddersfield, England
 61  3.95 Find
16Sante Adairius Simpleton 
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Capitola, California
 65  3.94 Find
17Town Hall Masala Mama IPA 
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 482  3.94 Find
18Toppling Goliath Pompeii IPA 
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Decorah, Iowa
 334  3.94 Find
19Russian River Hopfather 
Russian River Brewing
Santa Rosa, California
 61  3.94 Find
20Tröegs Nugget Nectar Ale 
Tröegs Brewing Company
Hershey, Pennsylvania
 1587  3.94 Find
21Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) 
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 4092  3.93 Find
22Satyr Brews Menace IPA 
Satyr Brews
Athens, Greece
 49  3.93 Find
23Northern Monk / Other Half / Equilibrium Patrons Project 13.01 Infinity Vortex 
Northern Monk Brew Co.
Leeds, England
 84  3.93 Find
24Lawson's Finest Triple Play IPA 
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Waitsfield, Vermont
 61  3.92 Find
25Driftwood Sartori Harvest IPA 
Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Victoria, British Columbia
 69  3.91 Find


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