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Midnight Sun - Williams Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

132 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 8
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Williams Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 06-11-2008)
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

07-20-2014 22:53:08 | More by TeachChefs
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4/5  rDev +2%

12-27-2012 13:58:45 | More by mdagnew
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Pellinore1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 18:16:16 | More by Pellinore1
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crusian

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2%

12-17-2011 23:14:47 | More by crusian
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jaidenjb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

03-25-2012 19:24:54 | More by jaidenjb
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soju6

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2%

A: Pours a dark brown color with a good head that fades to some lacing.

S: Aroma of roasted malt, some dark fruit, nuts and coffee. There is a bit of spice and a hint of alcohol.

T: Taste of roasted malt with some nuts, dark fruit and bit of coffee. Nice easy bitterness and a dry finish.

F: Medium body, nice smooth and creamy texture. very nice balance.

O: Very enjoyable beer that goes down easy.

07-22-2012 11:24:39 | More by soju6
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mchengcit

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

08-24-2014 02:47:16 | More by mchengcit
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2%

04-21-2012 02:00:32 | More by bigred89
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leitmotif

Romania

4/5  rDev +2%

12-27-2013 20:57:30 | More by leitmotif
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2%

12-04-2011 19:51:24 | More by windypete
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2%

Bottle at 44 Stone Public House, Columbia, MO

A - Poured out an opaque, jet black color with a two-finger, light brown head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled roasty and floral with some nice toffee notes.

T - Lots of toffee, chocolate and caramel. Just enough bitterness to balance all the sweet flavors.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied porter with a dry finish.

O - This is a really tasty English Porter. Glad I tried this at 44 Stone Public House.

09-10-2011 19:48:42 | More by zeff80
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IPA35

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +2%

A very dark brown beer with an off white, foamy head. Good retention.

A lightly roasted beer, dark fruits, earthy hops. Smells good.

This is a pleasant beer, a nice balanced sweet flavour coming from the malts with dark fruits. Swallowing this beer results in a bit of a chocolate/roast flavour. Finish is quite dry with hops.

A creamy mouthfeel with rather a low carbonation.

Overall, this is a very nice porter.

08-20-2012 17:55:23 | More by IPA35
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Marvicsin

California

4/5  rDev +2%

08-15-2014 04:01:47 | More by Marvicsin
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Errto

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

Bottle purchased at Best Yet Market, Harlem, New York, NY.

Pours a deep black with barely a hint of color. Light tan head, quite bubbly, not much retention.

Smells of chocolate, a bit of some kind of spice (nutmeg maybe?). No sweetness, alcohol or hops to speak of in the nose.

The taste matches the smell, although a malt body is more present here. Again, that spice I can't quite place comes through and is a pleasant change from most of the Porters I'm used to. Mouthfeel is surprisingly light.

Overall, this is a fairly modest and unassuming beer, but it has just enough richness in the flavor to keep it interesting. At 5.6% and a bit on the dark/roasty side, it's surprisingly refreshing as well.

04-04-2011 01:01:43 | More by Errto
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev +2%

12-29-2013 14:10:19 | More by Schmoog
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Hanglow

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev +2%

11-01-2012 22:00:45 | More by Hanglow
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brentk56

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

Appearance: Pours a midnight brown color with a rather impressive head that leaves a few shards behind

Smell: Black bread, chocolate, caramel and winter spices

Taste: Lightly roasted malt, black bread, chocolate and caramel, up front, with the sweetness and winter spice flavors building in the middle; the earthy hops enable it to dry out toward the finish, but there is a lingering sweetness, nonetheless

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A little sweeter than I would like, this is still a nice Porter that adds some Winter Warmer elements, as another BA noted

11-18-2012 23:34:40 | More by brentk56
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

11-15-2011 14:14:38 | More by Lawnboy33
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rvdoorn

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +2%

07-14-2012 21:05:26 | More by rvdoorn
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Dethklok

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

05-07-2013 21:24:08 | More by Dethklok
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ADZA

Australia

4/5  rDev +2%

The brew pours a dark cola hue with decent carbonation that leaves behind a creamy fast vanishing two finger head and a rim of lacing,the smell is nice and roasty with hints of chocolate,tobacco,coffee,liquorice and spicy hops,the taste is very similar with hints of chocolate,coffee,roasted toasted oats,liquorice and finishes with a spicy hop bitterness and overall a very pleasant porter and very drinkable cheers.

06-23-2011 05:51:24 | More by ADZA
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gshackles

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

05-14-2012 11:59:09 | More by gshackles
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ClassVI


4/5  rDev +2%

08-15-2014 01:46:33 | More by ClassVI
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Monochrome

France

4/5  rDev +2%

07-30-2014 00:23:06 | More by Monochrome
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2%

07-03-2013 12:43:38 | More by mrfrancis
Midnight Sun from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.