Black, Bitter, and Boozy: Homewbrew Black IPA

After brewing a tasty (though somewhat average) one-hop IPA, I set my sights on my third and final brewing kit — Black IPA. I find it amusing that despite the other two kits having cute or clever names (Caribou Slobber and Zombie Dirt), this kit was simply labeled Black IPA. Despite the hundreds of beers that I have tasted, I had never tried one of this style. Yet, here I was about to brew one. I had no idea what to expect.

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My First Homebrew IPA!

After my initial success with my first homebrewing kit, I immediately ordered two more. Though I eventually wanted to brew beer from scratch using recipes and maybe someday even design my own, but in the meantime, I would focus on improving my basic brewing skills. For my next beer, I decided to dive right into the hop-filled deep end with a single-hop IPA. A few weeks after submitting my order, my kit arrived and I was ready to brew again.

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