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Midnight Hoppyness - Knee Deep Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KevT on 09-13-2013)
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KevT

California

5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you are reading this, I would suggest you stop right now and go and try to find a bottle of this beer while it is still available!

Tonight I had the privilege of buying a 22 oz. bottle of this beer from Market Beer Company in San Jose for $15; it was served in a 12 oz. tulip glass.

First impressions are wow, this beer is dark, easily as dark as a coal miner's lungs marinated in Guinness. Hints of roasted malt in the nose, rye spice and hops are perfectly balanced; with the roasted flavors becoming more pronounced as the beer warms a little. Nice dry finish, especially for a 9.5% ABV beer.

Once again, Knee Deep knocks it out of the park. If you like Wookey Jack, Sublimely Self Righteous, or Bryeian you will love this beer!

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 03:32:11 | More by KevT
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A: pours a dark coffee color with a thick caramel colored head.

S: smells of hops

T: SO EFFIN GOOD!! starts mellow and then finishes with a hoppy goodness.

O: it is a beer i could definitely have more than one of. great job knee deep!!

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Midnight Hoppyness from Knee Deep Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.