American Style Black Ale

Name:
American-Style Black Ale
Category:
North American Origin Ales
ABV:
6% – 7.5%
IBU:
50 – 70
SRM:
35 – 35
Original Gravity:
Varies
Final Gravity:
1.012 – 1.018
American-style Black Ales are very dark to black and 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 balanced and moderate degree of caramel malt and dark roasted malt flavor and aroma. High astringency and high degree of burnt roast malt character should be absent.