India Pale Ale

India Pale Ales trace their origins back to the days of the British Empire, when brewers would fortify their beers with hops to naturally preserve them during the long voyage to South Asia. Today's brews have taken the hop-heavy formula even further.
It's clear that many craft beer lovers demand brewers who know how to keep it real, be transparent, stay true to their fans, be inclusive, avoid gender-specific marketing, and make each brand a beacon for good in the local community.
It all starts with that musty, grassy odor. People claim to love it, but that IPA stench hits my nose like a Christmas tree that drenched itself in expired Pine-Sol, then went out clubbing.
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Dogfish Head earned a lot of capital by coming up with beers this good. Wherever their pipe dreams lead, thanks to the Indian Brown and the IPAs, they'll always remain one of America's great breweries.
Over the last several years, however, competition has heated up as the combination of India's hefty import taxes and the