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Midnight Ryder - Indeed Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

256 Ratings
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 23
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Indeed Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
80 IBU

(Beer added by: sacrelicio on 08-14-2012)
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-14-2013 00:46:13 | More by doucmehu
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New Mexico

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-12-2014 02:55:56 | More by LXIXME
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heytomcat

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-12-2014 01:41:07 | More by heytomcat
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BMos

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

07-11-2014 22:05:01 | More by BMos
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

07-06-2014 16:21:33 | More by nowhere_native
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GStone899

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-05-2014 02:43:20 | More by GStone899
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-03-2014 19:03:02 | More by my_knew_craft
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-25-2014 21:40:17 | More by Bilco
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-23-2014 01:25:16 | More by Vukusich
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bfirkin45

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-22-2014 20:56:59 | More by bfirkin45
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Helgy

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-15-2014 17:19:46 | More by Helgy
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Mealhouse

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-13-2014 19:56:30 | More by Mealhouse
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

05-23-2014 22:37:14 | More by dfhhead25
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ChopperSmith

Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Many pint glasses consumed at the Indeed tap room in NE Minneapolis.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown/black slightly cloudy with a nice one finger tan foam head that fades quickly and leaves nice sticky lacing.

Aroma: Hops, dark roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate on the nose.

Taste: Some good hops bitterness up front, with a great dark roasted malt smoothness after. Some hints of coffee, black licorice and dark chocolates in the mix. A really satisfying dark ale flavor that's not overpowering in any aspect.

Mouthfeel: Medium body and medium carbonation with a crisp and smooth finish.

Overall: I have tried many of the Indeed beers on tap or in cans, and this remains one of my favorites. I love that perfect mix of hops and dark roasted malts and could drink this one all day long...and I have! Another winner from Indeed.

Serving type: on-tap

05-22-2014 19:22:38 | More by ChopperSmith
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

05-22-2014 02:58:10 | More by Flabbyjandro
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gio540

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-10-2014 03:25:30 | More by gio540
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-10-2014 01:23:06 | More by dmadsen
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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MJSawyer

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

05-06-2014 23:44:53 | More by MJSawyer
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TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very dark brown with some highlights. The smell is chocolate roasted malt, coffee beans, a little bit of darker jellybeans and some dark licorice. The taste is the nose but turned up to a thousand. The coffee is so delicious and the chocolate comes to the front in a burst of very well balanced flavors. Maybe a touch of over carbonation in the mouth, but still very drinkable.

Indeed are making some very excellent brews. This is a surprising year round offering as well.

Serving type: can

05-04-2014 03:58:45 | More by TheFizzinator
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GilGarp

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned on 9/23/2013.

12 oz can served chilled into a shaker pint glass.

Midnight Ryder is a very dark brown color with thick tan colored head. It has good head retention and lots of great lace is left behind as it settles.

Aroma is initially hoppy but, as the hops start to fade, a robust roasty malt comes forward with chocolate notes.

Flavor is bold but balanced with many nuanced layers. Bitterness comes from both roasted malt and ample hop additions. Flavor leans towards the stout rather than the IPA in this example.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated for the style. Balanced for a black IPA but obviously more bitter than sweet.

Overall a really good example of the style and worth getting again.

Serving type: can

04-29-2014 00:12:33 | More by GilGarp
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mkirkland80

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

04-28-2014 22:13:12 | More by mkirkland80
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ZAP

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not one of my favorite styles but a top-notch example loaded with flavor.

Great combination of java, roasted malts, and piney hops....both on the aroma and the taste....includes some light notes of vanilla creamer, and citrus hop as well.

Body is medium with a creamy smooth texture. Drinks almost like a lighter version of an imperial stout with a smoother finish than some.

I prefer their pale ale personally for their regular beers but this is every bit as good per style.

Serving type: can

04-26-2014 23:57:37 | More by ZAP
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Midnight Ryder from Indeed Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.