Black IPA’s have been causing a bit of controversy over the last few years mainly over the perceived oxymoronic naming of these very hoppy but dark coloured beers, ‘how can a beer be both ‘black’ and ‘pale’ people complain. Breweries have been using a few different names for beers of this style including “Cascadian Dark Ale”, “India Black Ale” and even just “Hoppy Porter” but the name that seems to have stuck so far is ‘Black IPA’. There have been hundreds of articles and blo
Step 1: Tilt your glass and pour gently to stop excessive frothing. Step 2: Aim for a head the width of one finger. Control the head by straightening the glass. Step 3: Don’t make your head too creamy as the hops will sneak in and affect the taste.