American Black Ale

American Black Ale Beer

American Black Ale, also known as Black IPA, is a relatively new style of beer that has quickly become popular with beer lovers. American Black Ale is a dark, hoppy beer that combines the best elements of both IPA and stout.

The malt bill for American Black Ale is typically very simple, which allows the hops to really shine through. American Black Ales are usually dry-hopped, giving them a big, bold aroma. While the exact flavours and aromas will vary depending on the brewer, American Black Ales are typically very well balanced. If you’re looking for a dark beer that packs a serious hop punch, American Black Ale is definitely worth trying.

American Black Ale Details

  • Color: 34-38 SRM
  • Bitterness: 50-70 IBU
  • Alcohol: 6-7.5% ABV
  • Glass: Tulip
  • Temperature: 10-12°C
  • Color: Very Dark to Black
  • Clarity: Clear to Opaque
  • Hop: Medium-high to high
  • Malt: Medium caramel malt and dark roasted malt aromas

American Black Ale Pairings

  • Food Pairing: Cheese burgers with all the fixings
  • Cheese Pairing: Blue cheese, Cheddar, or Aged Gouda
  • Dessert Pairing: Carrot Cake

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