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Bristol Beer Factory Indian Ink


Formerly brewed at Bristol Beer Factory
Bristol, England
Style: Black IPA | Ratings: 24 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 6.5%
Cask; Special. Also available bottle conditioned.
Indian Ink was the winning beer in this years Homebrew Competition, it is a 6.5% Black IPA, and the winning brewer Ali Kocho-Williams came to the brewery to brew it with us. ‘Indian Ink’ was a unanimous and very popular choice with the judges. ‘Indian Ink’ is a Black IPA a very unusual and contempory style of beer; black to look at, but with very fruity aromas of tropical fruits, the taste is of tropical fruits, with a hint of liquorice & roast flavours, with a moreish resinous bitterness to finish.

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