This strong ale was very dark in color and thus the name. It was available by the tankard for 1 sp each. The cost of a room at the inn included a meal and all the ale one cared to drink. Visitors could also buy a meal and a bottomless tankard of ale for 8 sp.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ed Greenwood (2001-08-29). Part #22: Night Ale at the Meet. Elminster Speaks. Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved on 2017-01-13.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ed Greenwood (April 2001–May 2003). Elminster Speaks archive (Zipped PDF). Elminster Speaks. Wizards of the Coast. pp. 27–28. Retrieved on 2016-09-03.