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Searching for the best beer for your gathering? Look through this list of India Pale Ales to find the brew you and your buddies should be drinking. Whether its a football game or night in the bar, you're sure to be faced with choosing an IPA at some point. India Pale Ales have a strong aroma of hops, and range from gold to amber in appearance. Identifying IPAs is easy because of the smell and color. 

IPAs have been around since the early 19th century. They were originally brewed in England, but in 1840, demand soared. People around the world wanted what was known as India Pale Ale. This style of beer is brewed in many countries, including the USA. Certain IPAs, including the double or imperial IPAs, have an alcohol content above 7.5%.

Maybe you've tried one IPA and are looking to try another, but aren't sure which one is best. There are many popular India Pale Ales on the market that can be located in grocery and convenience stores. Certain specialty brews may be a little harder to track down. Read through this list of top rated India Pale Ale beers to see what others enjoy. You may just find your next favorite brew. 
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42 13
Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA Bear Republic Brewing Company

2
47 21
Bell's Two Hearted Ale IPA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Bell's Two Hearted Ale IPA Bell's Brewery

3
46 20
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA Ballast Point Brewing Company

4
51 27
Laguntas IPA is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Laguntas IPA Laguntas Brewing Company

5
52 27
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA Dogfish Head Brewery

6
52 27
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA Dogfish Head Brewery

7
46 24
Stone Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Stone Pale Ale IPA Stone Brewing Company

8
34 13
Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
ravi2 added Russian River Brewery Pliny the Elder Russian River Brewery

9
24 9
Hopslam IPA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hopslam IPA Bell's Brewery

10
25 11
Stone Brewing Co. Ruination IP... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cargo Cult added Stone Brewing Co. Ruination IPA Stone Brewing Company

11
28 14
Surly Furious IPA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Surly Furious IPA Surley Brewing Company

12
29 15
Firestone Walker Union Jack IP... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA Firestone Walker Brewery

13
19 11
Founder's Centennial IPA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Founder's Centennial IPA Founders Brewing Company

14
28 16
Victory Brewing Co. Hop Devil ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best India Pale Ales

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15
33 26
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IP... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

16
21 11
Russian River Blind Pig IPA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Russian River Blind Pig IPA Russian River Brewing Company

17
14 9
Tricerahops Double IPA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cargo Cult added Tricerahops Double IPA Ninkasi Brewing

18
14 10
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Cargo Cult added Ninkaski "total domination" IPA Nakaski Brewing

19
16 10
Maine Beer Lunch IPA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Maine Beer Lunch IPA Maine Beer Company

20
15 13
Odell IPA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Odell IPA Odell Brewing Company

21
16 13
Founders Harvest Ale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Founders Harvest Ale Founders Brewing Company

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15 12
Troegs Perpetual IPA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Troegs Perpetual IPA Troegs Brewing Company

23
11 9
White Rajah IPA is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
White Rajah IPA The Brew Kettle Taproom and Smokehouse

24
10 8
Fat Heads Hunter IPA is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Fat Heads Hunter IPA Fat Head's Brewery and Saloon

25
13 12
La Cumbre Elevated IPA is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
La Cumbre Elevated IPA La Cumbre Brewing Company

26
12 11
Surly Wet IPA is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Surly Wet IPA Surley Brewing Company

27
9 9
Cigar City Humidor Series IPA is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cigar City Humidor Series IPA Cigar City Brewing

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9 9
Nelson IPA- Alpine Beer Compan... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Nelson IPA- Alpine Beer Company Alpine Beer Company

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9 11
Golden Nugget IPA is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Golden Nugget IPA Toppling Goliath

30
7 9
Tree House Julius is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Tree House Julius Tree House Brewing Company

31
5 10
Hop Hunter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hop Hunter

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7 10
Three Floyds Broodoo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Three Floyds Broodoo Three Floyd's Brewing Company

33
7 10
Hill Farmstead Susan IPA is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hill Farmstead Susan IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

34
6 9
Mago Tago is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Mago Tago Tired Hands Brewing Company

35
9 13
Fat Tug IPA is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Fat Tug IPA Driftwood Brewery

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7 11
Hill Farmstead Harlam IPA is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hill Farmstead Harlam IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

37
5 9
Nelson IPA- American Beer Comp... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Nelson IPA- American Beer Company American Beer Company

38
5 9
Ale Smith IPA is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Ale Smith IPA AleSmith Brewing Company

39
5 10
Maine Beer Another One IPA is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Maine Beer Another One IPA Maine Beer Company

40
4 9
Grassroots Legitimacy IPA is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Grassroots Legitimacy IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

41
3 9
Town Hall Masala Mama IPA is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Town Hall Masala Mama IPA Town Hall Brewery

42
7 14
Friendship and Reunion IPA is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Friendship and Reunion IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

43
2 8
Triple Play IPA is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Triple Play IPA Lawson's Finest Liquids

44
2 10
North County Brewing, Paleo Ip... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
North County Brewing, Paleo Ipa