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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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39 8
Bell's Two Hearted Ale IPA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best India Pale Ales

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2
47 13
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA Dogfish Head Brewery

3
41 12
Laguntas IPA is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Laguntas IPA Laguntas Brewing Company

4
37 8
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA Ballast Point Brewing Company

5
37 11
Stone Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Stone Pale Ale IPA Stone Brewing Company

6
45 16
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
22 7
Surly Furious IPA is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Surly Furious IPA Surley Brewing Company

8
21 7
Firestone Walker Union Jack IP... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA Firestone Walker Brewery

9
17 4
Hopslam IPA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hopslam IPA Bell's Brewery

10
16 4
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
27 16
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IP... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

12
24 10
Victory Brewing Co. Hop Devil ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best India Pale Ales

13
16 6
Russian River Brewery Pliny th... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
ravi2 added Russian River Brewery Pliny the Elder Russian River Brewery

14
12 6
Founder's Centennial IPA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Founder's Centennial IPA Founders Brewing Company

15
14 6
Russian River Blind Pig IPA is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Russian River Blind Pig IPA Russian River Brewing Company

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12 5
Maine Beer Lunch IPA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Maine Beer Lunch IPA Maine Beer Company

17
9 4
White Rajah IPA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
White Rajah IPA The Brew Kettle Taproom and Smokehouse

18
11 6
Troegs Perpetual IPA is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Troegs Perpetual IPA Troegs Brewing Company

19
11 6
Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA Bear Republic Brewing Company

20
10 8
Odell IPA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Odell IPA Odell Brewing Company

21
13 9
Founders Harvest Ale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Founders Harvest Ale Founders Brewing Company

22
11 7
La Cumbre Elevated IPA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
La Cumbre Elevated IPA La Cumbre Brewing Company

23
7 4
Fat Heads Hunter IPA is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Fat Heads Hunter IPA Fat Head's Brewery and Saloon

24
7 4
Cigar City Humidor Series IPA is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cigar City Humidor Series IPA Cigar City Brewing

25
9 7
Fat Tug IPA is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Fat Tug IPA Driftwood Brewery

26
9 7
Surly Wet IPA is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Surly Wet IPA Surley Brewing Company

27
7 5
Three Floyds Broodoo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Three Floyds Broodoo Three Floyd's Brewing Company

28
4 4
Hop Hunter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best India Pale Ales

29
7 6
Hill Farmstead Harlam IPA is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hill Farmstead Harlam IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

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5 5
Nelson IPA- Alpine Beer Compan... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Nelson IPA- Alpine Beer Company Alpine Beer Company

31
4 4
Nelson IPA- American Beer Comp... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Nelson IPA- American Beer Company American Beer Company

32
7 8
Friendship and Reunion IPA is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Friendship and Reunion IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

33
6 7
Golden Nugget IPA is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Golden Nugget IPA Toppling Goliath

34
6 7
Hill Farmstead Susan IPA is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hill Farmstead Susan IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery

35
5 6
Mago Tago is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Mago Tago Tired Hands Brewing Company

36
5 6
Tree House Julius is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Tree House Julius Tree House Brewing Company

37
3 6
Ninkaski
Cargo Cult added Ninkaski "total domination" IPA Nakaski Brewing

38
3 4
Town Hall Masala Mama IPA is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Town Hall Masala Mama IPA Town Hall Brewery

39
4 6
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
2 6
Tricerahops Double IPA is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cargo Cult added Tricerahops Double IPA Ninkasi Brewing

41
2 4
Triple Play IPA is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Triple Play IPA Lawson's Finest Liquids

42
2 4
Ale Smith IPA is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Ale Smith IPA AleSmith Brewing Company

43
1 5
North County Brewing, Paleo Ip... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best India Pale Ales

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2 5
Grassroots Legitimacy IPA is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Grassroots Legitimacy IPA Hill Farmstead Brewery