Beavertown - Black Betty
FromÃÂ The Beavertown BreweryÃÂ comes a contradiction in terms. A Black India Pale Ale?! The concept we came up with revolved around the old chewy sweets Ã¢ÂÂBlack Jacks & Fruit SaladsÃ¢ÂÂ. We wanted to take a big, fat IPA and lace it with undertones of slight roast and aniseed and blend with the huge tropical aromas of Pacific West coast hops. We gained the hint of roast by using Carafa malts from Germany. They give us the dark colour and a touch of roast but minimal bitterness, thus letting the hops fly and fly!