Red Hill India Black Ale

Style
India Black Ale

It's not too often that a completely new beer appears on the Red Hill roster. They're brewers who, quite rightly, are pleased with their regular seasonals and seem happy to sit on some to age or whack the odd big one into barrels for a bit of fun. So, blow Crafty down with a feather if they haven't gone and brought out a new one. The first of what will be three dark beers this winter is an India Black Ale, essentially a British-style IPA turned black with the use of some de-husked black malt that imparts colour without the roasted flavour usually associated with it. It's just been tapped in time for the brewery's Secret Stash weekend and is described as having a full malt character, upfront hop flavour and aromas and a "generous bitterness that will leave you with a thirst for another pint". It was a bit of a treat for the brewers, Tim and Simon, who were given free rein to create what they wanted, messing around with a few home brews before creating one batch only of the IBA. Go tell them what you think!

Published June 3, 2011

Name
Red Hill Brewery
Address

88 Shoreham Rd
Red Hill South
VIC 3937

Phone
(03) 5989 2959
Open Hours

Open Thurs to Sun: 11am to 7pm
Dec 28 to Jan 31, 2024 hours:
Open seven days 11am to 7pm

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