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Style: Black IPA
Style Information
The Black IPA is typically an IPA brewed with dark malts and has a darker color than the standard India Pale Ale. The color should range from dark brown to black. Along with the usual highly notable hop notes in an IPA, there should also be notable malt and roasted grain flavors. ABV usually ranges from 4% to 10%.

Recommend glassware for this style
Pint Glass Pint glasses are what most people recognize as a typical beer glass. There are actually three different types of pint glasses - shaker pints, nonic pints and tulip pints.

The shaker ... [more]
Snifter Typically used for serving brandy and cognac, a snifter is ideal for capturing the volatiles of aromatic beers, such as Belgian ales, India Pale Ales, barleywines and wheat wines. The shape helps... [more]
Tulip A tulip glass not only helps trap the aroma, but also aids in maintaining large
heads, creating a visual and olfactory sensation. The body is bulbous, but the top
flares out to form... [more]
Wine Glass Wine glasses come in many shapes that are styled specifically to certain varietals of wine. The shape of the glass is very important, as it concentrates flavors and aroma. Wine glasses can be div... [more]

Top Consumed Black IPA
1. Blakkr by Surly Brewing Company56
2. Back in Black IPA by 21st Amendment Brewery Café41
3. Black Top by New Glarus Brewing Company36
4. Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale by Stone Brewing Company36
5. Stone/The Alchemist/Ninkasi More Brown Than Black IPA by Stone Brewing Company34
6. Hop In The Dark by Deschutes Brewery, Inc.33
7. Midnight Ryder by Indeed Brewing Company30
8. Wookey Jack by Firestone Walker Brewing Co.26
9. 2011 Beer Camp Juniper Black Ale by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.21
10. Black IPA by Alaskan Brewing Co.18

Top Reviews Black IPA
 BeerAvg Score
1. 5 Years Later by Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.90
2. Blakkr by Surly Brewing Company89
3. Stone/The Alchemist/Ninkasi More Brown Than Black IPA by Stone Brewing Company88
4. Anniversary Ale - Seventeen by Avery Brewing Company88
5. Black Hops Beer by Blue Hills Brewery88
6. Sans Frontière by To Øl84
7. 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA by Stone Brewing Company83
8. Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale by Stone Brewing Company83
9. Hop In The Dark by Deschutes Brewery, Inc.82
10. W'10 Pitch Black IPA by Widmer Brothers Brewing Company82