Tag Archives: BIPA

Signature Brew Co, Nocturne (6.66%)

I’ve not had a Black IPA in ages, and to be honest I’d forgotten how good they can be. Nocturne uses hops from Yakima Chief to create a beer that is dark and luxurious, with a thick treacle tart, bitter … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery Black Mass (6.66%)

Dubbed a Sultry Dark Ale, this is for want of an argument a very good Black IPA. It pours a deep purple black and smells of molasses and black cherries. The malting is thick and round and rich, all black … Continue reading

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Weird Beard Brewing Co. Sign Of The Southern Cross (6.66%)

It’s been a while since I’ve had a Weird Beard beer, and with this Black IPA it has been worth the wait. Heavy with black cherry jam, Sign Of The Southern Cross is a thick and sticky Black IPA that’s … Continue reading

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Solvay Society 8:20 (4.8%)

Brewed in collaboration with Wilderness, this Tropical Stout has all sorts of things going on that you’ll find both interesting and drinkable. The beer pours a proper Stouty ruby red brown with a little frothy head, but the aroma is … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery RITA (6%)

Brewed in collaboration with Thornbridge, RITA is a Black IPA with a lot of attitude. It pours a deep ruby red rather than the expected purple brown, holds a big fuzzy head and smells of bitter chocolate with an earthy … Continue reading

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