British pale ales for the Indian Empire were made to a higher than normal strength, and given more hops, to protect them on the journey. Today, the hoppiest examples of this style are made by the new generation of American brewers. 5.0-plus, sometimes far higher.
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Lassi comes home AUG 9, 1997 IPA is so-called from the days when shiploads of British beer were sent to expatriates In the Indian empire