Ghost River Midnight Magic - Ghost River Brewing

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86
very good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 17.3%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ghost River Brewing visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Ghost River Black Magic

Ghost River Black Magic has a pronounced toasted malt flavor that creates a smooth roasted flavor without the bite found in a typical stout or porter. The end result is a dark beer with great flavor and drinkability.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: jsprain1 on 09-19-2010)
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Photo of Bezy901
4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was expecting an heavier stout but was pleasantly surprised by how light this was. I usually expect more sweetness or toasted notes but it was still balanced and a flavorful brew.

Photo of BlueMoon10
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of CraigTravor
1.88/5  rDev -52.2%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of ArmedsouthernEr
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of memphischas
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of BlackBeerDown
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of grahamboudreaux
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of KDawg
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap while in memphis. Pours a nice dark brown color with a nice head

Very nice and balanced aromas of roasted malts, coffee beans, and some chocolate

This has a real nice feel, but lacking a little bit of body. Balanced with nice flavors of malts and chocolate

This was a real good beer. One of the better southern brews I had on my trip and very enjoyable

Photo of doucmehu
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives looking almost like a stout, with a dark brown color and a tan head that leaves a fairly nice amount of lace

Smell: Chocolate and brown bread

Taste: Chocolatey, up front, with a bready counterpoint that develops by mid-palate; after the swallow, the chocolate flavors linger

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Drinkability: Not a real dark chocolate flavor, but a flavor that has some milk chocolate character; closer to a stout than the typical schwarz - perhaps a function using an ale yeast

Photo of jsprain1
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

They said at the brewery that this is a Scwarzbier brewed with an ale yeast.
A- Pours a black, slightly brown when held to light, with a thick tan head that disappates into something of a foam and leaves wonderful lacing.
S- A bit of hoppiness, and some coffee aromas. Appealing, but mild.
T- Coffee, some dark chocolate, a good amound of balancing hops to it. A very clean and refreshing finish.
M- Smooth carbonation, very smooth. Medium bodied for style. Pretty silky up front and a clean finish.
D- Very drinkable. This is far and away my favorite Ghost River beer, and thus far, it has to be near the top of my Schwarzbier experiences.

Ghost River Midnight Magic from Ghost River Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.