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Temple Midnight IPA - Temple Brewing Company

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Temple Midnight IPATemple Midnight IPA

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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Australia

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ADZA on 06-17-2012)
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Reviews by heygeebee:
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heygeebee

Australia

3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

From Platinum. No BB.

Pours a black body, tan head, stays well, coarse bubbels. Spotty lace.

Aromas of roast malts and pine/citrus in that order. Little chocolate.

Taste is medium bodied, really quite delicate. Sure there is up-front hops in the mix, but the roast and chocolate balance it all out. Moderate bitter finish. Hides 7.0% well.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, moderate carbonation.

All in all, I find this almost to be a sessionable ABA. Not sure if that's the idea :-)

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2012 10:32:49 | More by heygeebee
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Mendicant

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-07-2013 09:48:58 | More by Mendicant
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Rwalford74

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

03-28-2013 08:35:15 | More by Rwalford74
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a dark murky colour with fair red edge. Dense, tan head, tightly packed with some specks of lace. A little pale for the style, but pretty nice otherwise.

Massive cascade hop aroma. Citric, hugely resiny with pine bark, cedar and lemon zest. Sharp spicy notes underlying, very pleasant, but maybe a little overboard on the hops, could have used more malt backbone.

Similar characters on the palate, but nuttier, where the darker roasty malts come into their own. Resiny hops dictate the score for the most part, but there's raisins, toffee and chocolate in here as well. Dry and citric on the back, with a touch of peanut brittle. Nice balance, but it actually could use a little more hop sharpness to cut through.

A bit empty in the middle of the mouth. Stab of hop oil late-mid but otherwise a little thin.

Nice drop; has all the right flavours but just a little off-balance at times.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 10:39:18 | More by laituegonflable
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mungus

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-29-2013 03:28:55 | More by mungus
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

10-03-2012 02:42:51 | More by bsuedekum
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a lasting, light tan head.
Nose shows pine, citrus, nectarines and grapefruit, along with very soft roasted malt and some crystal malt.
The roasted malt is more prominent as a flavour, but there's also a fair hit of sweet malt underneath to stop things from getting to dry. In terms of hops it's an assault of pine and grapefruit followed by an aggressively bitter finish.
Excessive carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2012 12:57:32 | More by CrazyDavros
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle given to me by @LaitueGonflable, which I shared blind with him and @tobeerornottobe.

Pours a deep brown colour, with an initially firm head that settles to a lot of dishwasher suds bubbles of a really quite pale colour. Lacing is speckled. Body has a pleasant weight to it, however, and it leaves some static carbonation when tilted. Overall, it looks good, but it could look better.

Nose is a gorgeously ripe and sharp citric bite. Big sharp orange characters mingled with Meyer lemon to give it a bit more bite. There's a very subtle hint of roast behind it, but it's almost non-existent. This is about the hoppy aroma and nothing but. And boy is it good stuff—on par with the aroma of some of the best American IPAs.

Taste is a little bit odd. It feels really compressed and doesn't express itself fully. There's that sharp orange-citrus bite, and a hint of darkness that comes through a little like a coffee brownie—sweet but dark and compact. It gives it a carob character along with a bit of lavender. Very interesting.

Overall, nothing in this beer matches up to the nose, but the nose is so good that it almost drags everything up to its own standard.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2012 02:31:31 | More by lacqueredmouse
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ADZA

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark kola hue which leaves a two finger head and clingy lacing here and there,the smell is strong citrus,pine and freshly peeled mandarins,the mouthfeel is just under medium bodied and easy to knock back with tastes of mandarin,grapefruit,oranges,a touch of sherbet and finished with a pine needle hop bitterness and overall its easy enough to drink and alright without being great but at the moment there is alot of other great examples of this style out there being brewed in Australia cheers.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 11:16:10 | More by ADZA
Temple Midnight IPA from Temple Brewing Company
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