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Top 10 American–Style Black Ale Brewed in North America

This Top Ten American–Style Black Ale list is  from the results of the 2014 U.S. Open Beer Championship, Great American Beer Festival, and the
1. Malevolent - Nickel Brook Brewing - Ontario
2. Society & Solitude #2 - Hill Farmstead Brewery - Vermont

3. Cowboy in Black - LoneRider Brewing - North Carolina
4. Black Falls - White Street Brewing - North Carolina
5. Cowboy in Black - LoneRider Brewing - North Carolina Turmoil - Barley Brown’s Brew Pub - Oregon
6. Wookey Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing - California
7. Black Hops Tactical IPA - Überbrew - Montana
8. Once You Go - Lynnwood Brewing - North Carolina
9. Black IPA - Cannonball Creek Brewing - Colorado
10. Dubhe Imperial Black IPA - Uinta Brewing Company - Utah


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American–Style Black Ale
American-style Black Ale is perceived to have medium high to high hop bitterness, flavor and aroma with medium-high alcohol content, balanced with a medium body. Fruity, floral and herbal character from hops of all origins may contribute character. The style is further characterized by a moderate degree of caramel malt character and dark roasted malt flavor and aroma. High astringency and high degree of burnt roast malt character should be absent.
Original Gravity : 1.056-1.075
Final Gravity: 1.012-1.018
Alcohol by Volume: 6 -7.5%
Bitterness (IBU): 50-70
Color SRM (EBC): 35+ (70+ EBC)

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