Blackball Belgian IPA
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Blackball Belgian IPA

When checkered blackball flags dot the California coastline, experienced surfers migrate to advanced breaks where strangers to the sport dare not.

Blackball is a Belgian-inspired India Pale Ale with a robust West Coast hop profile. Belgian ale yeast, coriander, and Curacao lend a fruity and spicy character for an ale bolder than your average IPA. A blend of New Zealand and Cascade hops add a vibrant floral aroma and clean citrus hop bitterness that lingers through its crisp, dry finish. Drink up while it’s young, heavily hopped IPA’s are best enjoyed fresh.


ABV: 8.5%
Color: 14 SRM
Bitterness: 80 IBU
Availability: Limited Release in kegs and 22oz.

Tasting Notes:

Style: Belgian IPA
Malt: Pale, Carapils, Caramel 60
Hops: Cascade, NZ Pacifica

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Part of Karl's Coastal Reserve

Featured in Wine Enthusiest Top 25 Beers of 2011 & 2013
BLACKBALL BELGIAN IPA Awards: 1 Gold   1 Silver  
Gold: 2011 LA International Commercial Beer Competition    Silver: 2011 CA State Commercial Beer Competition