Tag Archives: BIPA

Arcadian Brewing Co. Slow Wave (5.5%)

Initially I wasn’t impressed with this, it didn’t seem big enough somehow, but as I settled into it Slow Wave began to grow on me. It’s a Black IPA full of subtle delights. Cola and Burdock aromas, round and juicy, … Continue reading

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Kaiju Beer: From A Land Down Under

Hopped Out Red (6.5%) Black cherries, molasses and tamarind, and that’s just the first sip. Hopped Out Red is an enormous Red Ale that masterfully mixes the sweet gloopy sexiness of a malt forward beer with the lip slashing, tongue … Continue reading

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Two Dark Beers From Eight Arch Brewing

Layer Cake (6%) is a very good Black IPA that does all the things you’d expect and does them well. The aroma is dark and fruity, full of black cherries and woodland undergrowth. Taking a swig you find lots of black … Continue reading

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Sambrook’s Brewery Black IPA (6.9%)

I have a real soft spot for Sambrook’s, built on nothing more than they feel like a secret. They feel like the bands I used to listen to, locked in my bedroom listening to John Peel and feeling like no … Continue reading

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Arcadian Brewing Co. Daylight Fading (5.4%)

Daylight Fading is a “Tropical Stout”, a Stout with lots of hoppy goodness, or in other words, rather like a Black IPA. The beer pours an inky black with a little creamy head and smells of boozy chocolate coated cherries, … Continue reading

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