Black IPA beers have a brown colour an ABV between 5.5% and 9% and a very high bitterness.
Black IPA characteristics
Black IPA is a variation of the American IPA style. It has the characteristics of an American IPA, but its darker in color. Darker malts are generally supportive and allow this style to be quite drinkable. It gives the overall impression of an American IPA plus some restrained roast, but with less body and roasty flavour than a Stout or a Porter.