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American Black Ale

Also referred to as a Black IPA (India Pale Ale) or Cascadian Dark Ale, ales of this style range from dark brown to pitch black and showcase malty and light to moderate roasty notes and are often quite hoppy generally with the use of American hops. Alcohol can range from average to high depending on if the brewery is going for a "dobule / imperial" version.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 5.0-10.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Sublimely Self-Righteous AleStone Brewing Co.8.704.225,51195
Wookey JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.8.304.253,64595
Back In Black21st Amendment Brewery6.803.691,95772
Dubhe Imperial Black IPAUinta Brewing Company9.204.131,72794
NightTimeLagunitas Brewing Company8.204.111,710-
Yakima GloryVictory Brewing Company8.703.961,61694
Iniquity (Imperial Black Ale)Southern Tier Brewing Company9.004.141,473100
Dark PenanceFounders Brewing Company8.904.041,391-
Snow Day Winter AleNew Belgium Brewing6.203.651,38488
Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark AleDeschutes Brewery6.904.111,24794
Hoppy FeetClown Shoes7.003.861,23894
Dark Horse Reserve Special Black AleDark Horse Brewing Company7.503.941,07387
Black TopNew Glarus Brewing Company6.904.0995793
Otter Creek Black IPAOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's6.003.880084
BlakkrSurly Brewing Company9.994.2378390
Pitch Black IPAWidmer Brothers Brewing Company6.503.7977489
WeezMaine Beer Company7.203.92717-
Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.6.803.84711-
Mountain Standard Double Black IPAOdell Brewing Company9.504.2169290
Heavy Seas Black CannonHeavy Seas Beer7.253.78656-
Hoppy Feet 1.5Clown Shoes10.004.05631-
Grainstorm Black Rye IPABoulevard Brewing Co.7.704.0562190
Dad's Little Helper Black IPARogue Ales6.203.68517-
DogZilla Black IPALaughing Dog Brewing6.903.35496-
Hop Strike Black IPATommyknocker Brewery6.503.74440-
Three Floyds / Surly / Real Ale BlakkrThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub9.994.15439-
AngerGreenbush Brewing Company7.603.94436-
Toxic Sludge Black IPABlue Point Brewing Company7.003.7419-
Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny American Black AleThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery7.303.85417-
Blindfold Black IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.6.803.77393-
Hop Odyssey: Black IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.7.203.94384-
Alaskan Black IPAAlaskan Brewing Co.6.403.72375-
Smuttynose Noonan Black IPASmuttynose Brewing Company6.203.8375-
In The Name Of SufferingThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub7.103.88370-
Morimoto Black Obi Soba AleRogue Ales4.803.66364-
James Black AleHill Farmstead Brewery6.804.22349-
New Holland Black HatterNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.7333-
Midnight RyderIndeed Brewing Company6.503.95318-
Peak Organic Hop NoirPeak Organic Brewing Company8.203.75307-
Harpoon Black IPAHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall7.003.7130185
He'Brew Death Of A Contract BrewerShmaltz Brewing Company7.003.8429890
Arcadia B-Craft Black IPAArcadia Brewing Company8.503.86297-
Libertine Black AleBrewDog7.203.97278-
Black Perle Dark IPARJ Rockers Brewing Company9.503.8325294
Bludgeon Yer Eye PAShort's Brewing Company5.003.86231-
Dark VineIthaca Beer Company9.503.9226-
Terrapin Capt'n Krunkles Black IPATerrapin Beer Company7.503.79219-
IBALakefront Brewery, Inc.6.503.8421887
Widow Maker Black AleKeweenaw Brewing Company5.203.48217-
BlakkrReal Ale Brewing Company9.994.09217-
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