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Midnight Ryder - Indeed Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

312 Ratings
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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 23
Gots: 30 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.3%

LeeW, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of brentk56
4.14/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours fudge brown with ruby highlights; a nice bubble show layers a tan head three inches thick; plenty of lacing action

Smell: Burnt toast, licorice and pine

Taste: Not nearly as burnt as the aroma, as the piney hops immediately temper the roasted elements; a bit of citrus and licorice fill out the profile in the mid-palate; the finish is nicely balanced among all of the elements

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I find ABAs to be hit or miss; this one is a hit as the flavors complement rather than clash

Thanks, DaftPatrick, for the opportunity

brentk56, Oct 13, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

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4.32/5  rDev +9.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

SwinginParty, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4four4, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

MykeJ, Aug 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

SlightlyGrey, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of mwilbur
3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
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
Midnight Ryder from Indeed Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.