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The Best India Pale Ales

Updated February 29, 2020 3.6k votes 655 voters 11k views44 items

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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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  • 1
    114
    82

    Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

    Ballast Point Brewing Company
  • 2
    114
    74

    Bell's Two Hearted Ale IPA

    Bell's Brewery
  • 3
    98
    70

    Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

    Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
  • 4
    76
    33

    Odell IPA

    Odell Brewing Company
  • 5
    117
    100

    Laguntas IPA

    Laguntas Brewing Company
  • 6
    76
    51
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    Russian River Brewery Pliny the Elder

    Russian River Brewery
  • 7
    78
    61

    Stone Pale Ale IPA

    Stone Brewing Company
  • 8
    95
    78

    Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

    Dogfish Head Brewery
  • 9
    71
    47

    Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA

    Bear Republic Brewing Company
  • 10
    85
    67

    Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA

    Dogfish Head Brewery
  • 11
    55
    44
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    Stone Brewing Co. Ruination IPA

    Stone Brewing Company
  • 12
    52
    24

    Nelson IPA- Alpine Beer Company

    Alpine Beer Company
  • 13
    45
    35

    Founder's Centennial IPA

    Founders Brewing Company
  • 14
    44
    25

    Hill Farmstead Harlam IPA

    Hill Farmstead Brewery
  • 15
    44
    26

    Hill Farmstead Susan IPA

    Hill Farmstead Brewery
  • 16
    35
    17
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    West Coast IPA

    Green Flash Brewing Co.
  • 17
    47
    31

    Russian River Blind Pig IPA

    Russian River Brewing Company
  • 18
    44
    28

    Maine Beer Lunch IPA

    Maine Beer Company
  • 19
    41
    34
    Cargo Cult added

    Tricerahops Double IPA

    Ninkasi Brewing
  • 20
    40
    26

    Maine Beer Another One IPA

    Maine Beer Company
  • 21
    41
    30

    Cigar City Humidor Series IPA

    Cigar City Brewing
  • 22
    40
    30

    White Rajah IPA

    The Brew Kettle Taproom and Smokehouse
  • 23
    53
    50

    Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA

    Firestone Walker Brewery
  • 24
    34
    31

    Surly Furious IPA

    Surley Brewing Company
  • 25
    41
    37

    Hopslam IPA

    Bell's Brewery
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