Barleywines are strong malty ales that have originated from England centuries ago. It is characterised by its full body and high strength, usually between 8 - 12% ABV. Despite being made with barley grain, they are named because Barleywines approach similar alcohol levels of wine.
When ordinary beer wouldn’t survive the journey to India, a new pale ale was born. IPA is an answer to the problem of providing beer for the British Empire in the east.
History Of IPA
The earliest known brewery to export beer to India was George Hodgson’s
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