Tag Archives: Black IPA

Insert Coin To Play: Five Years Of Elusive Brewing

It’s Elusive Brewing’s fifth birthday, and being not only a fan but feels like an old beer mate of Andy the owner and Head Brewer, I thought it’d be nice to have a catch up and find out more about … Continue reading

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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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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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