IPA – Black Bridge Brewery

From Black Bridge Brewery in Swift Current Saskatchewan comes their “IPA”.  The beer pours a copper colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, orange, malts, sweetness and a floral finish.  The flavour is of earthy, caramel, orange, tropical fruit, resin and a low hops bitterness in the finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 7% with an IBU of 62.  With an IBU as high as 62 I would have expected this to be a bitter beer but it really came off more like an English IPA to me.  But I do enjoy and English IPA from time to time and I would recommend giving this beer a try if you are located in Saskatchewan or you have good connections.

Commercial Description: An objectionable IPA, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  An oily mouthfeel and powerful aroma come from large additions of both late and dry hops.  Inspired by the over-the-top IPAs that flow like water throughout the American West Coast.  When possible please enjoy our beer from a glass to experience it fully.  Recommended serving temperature: 45°F/ 7°C.

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4 comments on “IPA – Black Bridge Brewery

  1. simonbroderick says:

    I’d really expect a stout from that can! 🙂

    • Canning is the part of the Craft beer revolution in North America. From my understanding cans take less energy and cause less pollution to recycle. The real benefit of cans though is two fold. One no light can hit the beer to skunk it and secondly there is way less chance of oxygen getting to the beer before you open it.

      • simonbroderick says:

        Ah no, I’m well up for a few cans, I’ve had my Oskar Blues! I just meant the colours!

  2. Doh of course you meant that. I can totally see what you mean there.

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