What does IPA stand for?

India pale ale

An acronym for a beer style that falls under the pale ale category.

The IPA style is known as an acquired taste since it is filled with hops that add bitterness. The beer style has been in existence since the early 19th century. There are three sub-styles of IPA, which are English-style, American-style, and Imperial or Double.


I'm a pretty weak drinker so IPA does not do much for me in the taste department

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Updated April 22, 2015

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