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The Best India Pale Ales  

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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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Ballast Point Sculpin IP... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA Ballast Point Brewing Company
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Laguntas IPA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Laguntas IPA Laguntas Brewing Company
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Stone Pale Ale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Stone Brewing Company
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Bell's Two Hearted Ale I... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Bell's Two Hearted Ale IPA Bell's Brewery
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Ex... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Dogfish Head 90 Minute I... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Dogfish Head Brewery
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Dogfish Head 60 Minute I... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Dogfish Head Brewery
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Russian River Brewery Pl... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
ravi2 added Russian River Brewery
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Bear Republic Racer 5 IP... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA Bear Republic Brewing Company
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Stone Brewing Co. Ruinat... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cargo Cult added Stone Brewing Company
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Firestone Walker Union J... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA Firestone Walker Brewery
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Tricerahops Double IPA ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cargo Cult added Ninkasi Brewing
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Russian River Blind Pig ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Russian River Blind Pig IPA Russian River Brewing Company
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Hopslam IPA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Hopslam IPA Bell's Brewery
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Maine Beer Lunch IPA is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Maine Beer Lunch IPA Maine Beer Company
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Surly Furious IPA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Surly Furious IPA Surley Brewing Company
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Founder's Centennial IPA... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Founders Brewing Company
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Ninkaski "total dom... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Cargo Cult added Nakaski Brewing
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Odell IPA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Odell IPA Odell Brewing Company
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Victory Brewing Co. Hop ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
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Tree House Julius is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Tree House Julius Tree House Brewing Company
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West Coast IPA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Jeff Smith1 added West Coast IPA Green Flash Brewing Co.
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Troegs Perpetual IPA is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Troegs Perpetual IPA Troegs Brewing Company
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Founders Harvest Ale is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Founders Harvest Ale Founders Brewing Company
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Ale Smith IPA is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best India Pale Ales
Ale Smith IPA AleSmith Brewing Company