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 Avg Ratings > Bros
Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPAStone Brewing8.704.25,92494
Wookey JackFirestone Walker Brewing Co.8.304.234,601-
NightTimeLagunitas Brewing Company8.204.122,582-
Dark PenanceFounders Brewing Company8.904.042,526-
Back In Black21st Amendment Brewery6.803.682,38872
Dubhe Imperial Black IPAUinta Brewing Company9.204.092,15694
Yakima GloryVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown8.703.941,65994
Snow Day Winter AleNew Belgium Brewing6.203.721,50286
Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPASierra Nevada Brewing Co.6.803.851,411-
Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark AleDeschutes Brewery6.904.061,34594
Dark Horse Reserve Special Black AleDark Horse Brewing Company7.503.971,24386
BlakkrSurly Brewing Company9.994.21,143-
Black TopNew Glarus Brewing Company6.904.061,05390
WeezMaine Beer Company7.204.041,033-
Mountain Standard Double Black IPAOdell Brewing Company9.504.1685090
Pitch Black IPAWidmer Brothers Brewing Company6.503.7980289
Heavy Seas Black CannonHeavy Seas Beer7.253.869687
Grainstorm Black Rye IPABoulevard Brewing Co.7.704.05666-
Hoppy Bunny A.B.A. (American Black AleThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery7.303.9556-
AngerGreenbush Brewing Company7.603.97542-
Black RacerBear Republic Brewing Co.8.103.92531-
Stone Enjoy By Black IPAStone Brewing9.404.21525-
Hop Strike Black IPATommyknocker Brewery6.503.78465-
He'Brew Death Of A Contract BrewerShmaltz Brewing Company7.003.86441-
Toxic Sludge Black IPABlue Point Brewing Company7.003.75440-
Midnight RyderIndeed Brewing Company6.504.06422-
Hop Odyssey: Black IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.7.203.96404-
Close EncounterPipeworks Brewing Company6.003.98402-
Libertine Black AleBrewDog7.203.9400-
James Black AleHill Farmstead Brewery6.804.23399-
Black RajahThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works6.804.11398-
Smuttynose Noonan Black IPASmuttynose Brewing Company6.203.86389-
Morimoto Black Obi Soba AleRogue Ales4.803.66388-
In The Name Of Suffering3 Floyds Brewing Co.7.103.87380-
Jukebox-HeroRevolution Brewing7.504.01373-
Cold Press Black AleBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.004.14371-
DamienSurly Brewing Company8.003.9436890
Society & Solitude #2Hill Farmstead Brewery9.504.34354-
New Holland Black HatterNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.71354-
Arcadia B-Craft Black IPAArcadia Brewing Company8.503.9343-
Peak Organic Hop NoirPeak Organic Brewing Company8.203.8336-
Midnight HoppynessKnee Deep Brewing Company9.504.05333-
Beer III (Hop Program)Maine Beer Company5.504.04331-
Harpoon Black IPAHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall7.003.7326-
Goodnight BodaciousShort's Brewing Company9.004.14315-
EpitomeCarton Brewing Company10.304.3130198
Widow Maker Black AleKeweenaw Brewing Company5.203.41296-
Route Of All Evil Black AleTwo Roads Brewing Company7.503.69293-
Black Perle Dark India Pale AleRJ Rockers Brewing Company9.503.8228994
Dark Vine Black India Pale AleIthaca Beer Company9.503.89285-
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