Originally Posted by Frobrew
Well in the case of New Glarus Black Top, or Lakefront IBA they fall right down my gullet and into the belly. Wish I had a good recipe to clone Lakefront.
blacklabel is right though, they can't qualify for truly being in style because of color. That's kind of the beauty of the craft/micro breweries and especially homebrewing is we don't have to follow traditional rules.
This is in fact what I love most about home brewing and microbreweries. Some are terrible, some are magnificent, the search is always fun.