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First and foremost, New Zealand IPAs are made—at least, in part—with New Zealand hops. They don't need to be made in New Zealand. There aren't yet any official standards for the category, leaving some flexibility in approach and flavor. "While the guidelines for New Zealand IPA category are still being written, brewers are experimenting and literally inventing the style. New Zealand IPAs tend to be on the more sessionable end of an IPA compared to American IPAs, often being 6% ABV and under, with slightly lower bitterness, making them generally well balanced.