Stewart’s Black IPA is good, with its ring of cappuccino coloured bubbles for a head and its dark purple brown colour.
The aroma is a blend of coffee, plumes and garden flowers, and as you take a swig you find similar thing going on in the flavour too.
A subtle black coffee background, toasted bread, treacle toffee and apples form the main body of the beer with orange marmalade, lemon rind and mown lawn clippings from the hops adding a zingy punch.
The finish is a meaty, creamy, sticky treacle pudding with sharp bitter edges.
Very nice indeed.
Source: Beers Of Europe