Originally developed for British sailors stationed in India, IPAs were aggressively hopped to help prevent spoilage on long ocean voyages. Now that spoilage isn't as big a problem, we've eased up on the hoppiness just a hair to let the caramel malts shine through. It's a big beer with big flavor that really lets you appreciate hops in all their glory.
Frederick J. Miller founded Miller Brewing Company in 1855. Adolph Coors opened Coors Brewing Company in 1873. Both companies forged successful paths through ingenuity and innovation, their respective hard work producing over one million barrels each annually by 1955. In 2008, SABMiller and Molson Coors entered a U.S. joint venture to create MillerCoors. The company continues to build upon its success, both as the number two U.S. brewer and home to the second best-selling beer in America, Coors Light.