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Speakeasy Butchertown India Black Ale

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Black IPA  ·  8.2% ABV  ·  70.0 IBU
   94 Overall   83 Style

Butchertown Black Ale celebrates the long forgotten neighborhood of San Francisco, Butchertown, where our brewery stands today. The nearby creek was once the home to over 16 slaughterhouses and was a thriving neighborhood till shipbuilding took over the waterfront in the 1930s run up to WWII.

This beer is a play on the senses: black as night, but with a deceivingly light body and a bold dry-hopping regiment more akin to an IPA. Butchertown pours black/brown with a thick, lasting toasted marshmallow head. It has aromas of pine, orange, tangerine, pink grapefruit, & light coffee. Flavors of grapefruit, pine, currants, and red wine come through before overturning to a malt depth intricacy of dark toasted bread, pumpernickel, subtle notes of dark fruits and hints of dark chocolate, tobacco and leather.


Food Pairings:

Savory dishes like smoked duck, dry-aged ribeye, scallops w/ crispy leeks, and Chinese food.

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Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

  1195 Evans Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
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