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Old 04-09-2009, 04:57 AM   #21
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I love black IPA's, in fact I just bottled my own black IPA recipe. Dogzilla and Stone's XI are delicious.


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Old 04-09-2009, 04:59 AM   #22
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I had a bottle of Shiner Cheer at a party last year. I didn't dump it, but after one taste, I put the bottle down and walked away.


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Old 04-09-2009, 11:01 PM   #23
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Its not labeled a black IPA, but Avery's New World Porter is dry hopped and has an amazing hop aroma. I love this beer and would consider it a "black IPA".
+1 to that. Had some this week and really liked it. The tasting notes said something like "Think Black IPA". It was lighter and thinner than most porters (in a good way) and the hoppiness was spot on.
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Old 04-09-2009, 11:23 PM   #24
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I am not a huge IPA fan, I am growing into them, but I gotta say that I really like the 11th anniversery ale from Stone (Stone 11th Anniversary Ale) which is a dark IPA and mighty tasty and I am not a big stone fan either.


P.S. I know I have stone brews in my sig, but my friend is a huge stone fan (grew up in Escandido) so they are for him basically.
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Old 04-09-2009, 11:52 PM   #25
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I have my first dumpable batch in a keg right now - a Bubble Yum Pilsner. (The Bubble Yum part was unintentional.) I haven't dumped it yet but as soon as I need the keg it is sink bound.
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Old 04-11-2009, 01:19 AM   #26
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I was in San Francisco a week or so ago and visited the 21st Amendment, and they had a black IPA on tap...Back in Black I think it was called. I don't know if they actually referred to it as a black IPA, but that's what it was. It was pretty good actually.
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:30 AM   #27
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I have got ten gallons of a Black IPA that is just not that good. There is nothing really wrong with the beer, it just tastes a little wrong to have roasted malts and lots of hops. Kind of bitter and burnt. Not good. I am hoping that it will improve with age. I'll check back with it in about six months.
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Two words: Yakima Twilight.

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Old 05-23-2010, 03:16 PM   #29
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I love this style. I have had some great success with this recipe of mine:
Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA
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I've dumped bottles of New Belgium's Abbey ale, North Coast's Brother Thelonius, and Furthermore's Thermorefur. Don't feel bad. You can also use the beer for a marinade.


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