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Midnight Ryder - Indeed Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

290 Ratings
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 25
Gots: 25 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

KTMinnesota, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

SlightlyGrey, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of mwilbur
3.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz can into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a nice dark black with no light emerging with backlighting. 1 inch dark tan head with good retention and lacing.
S: Pine and soft citrus hops, light caramel malt. Much more hop-forward than I was expecting here (guess I should have read the can).
T: Pine hops hit first, then comes the chocolate and dark caramel malt notes. Hint of bitter coffee.
M: Light-medium body. Sharp hops up front, then smooth sweet malt hits in the mid-palate. Finish is more dry and bitter hops (hint of burnt chocolate).
D: This black IPA drinks more like an IPA mixed with a black ale. The two parts seem to remain apart...not melding as much as one would like.

mwilbur, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

JeltMaaj, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Tyecko, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

kniles38, Jul 23, 2014
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ghottman, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

AlbertVogler, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

LXIXME, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

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BMos, Jul 11, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

nowhere_native, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

GStone899, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Bilco, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

dfhhead25, May 23, 2014
Photo of ChopperSmith
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
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.

ChopperSmith, May 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Flabbyjandro, May 22, 2014
Midnight Ryder from Indeed Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.