Tag Archives: Black IPA

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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Verdant Brewing Co. Everyone Was Spinning (6.6%)

Full of chocolate and dry as a bone this Black IPA, brewed in collaboration with Buxton is very good indeed. You’ll find spun sugar and molasses, treacle tart, honey and well toasted brown bread crusts from the malts, along with … Continue reading

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