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Midnight Ryder - Indeed Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 24
Gots: 22 | 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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Florida

4/5  rDev +0.8%

01-30-2014 03:41:52 | More by ThreeFishes
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Kevin-Wieken

Minnesota

4.26/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Midnight Ryder
Indeed Brewing Company, Minnesota
---from can to pint glass---

Appearance
Totally black – no light is allowed through, huge fluffy head – 2 fingers worth, lots of floating sediment, great head retention with great lacing… this beer is just about perfect. No, wait, it’s perfect.

Smell
Dark roasted malts and pine. Little chocolate aroma comes through

Taste
Dark chocolate and fresh coffee, piney aftertaste

Mouth-feel
Borders on heavy body, great lingering bitter chocolate, just sweet enough.

Overall
Whoa! I underestimated this beer! The hops and malt dance in perfect harmony here. Try this beer, please.


Serving type: can

01-21-2014 17:55:28 | More by Kevin-Wieken
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plsmanx

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

01-18-2014 17:27:32 | More by plsmanx
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is how i like my black ales. big, bold, and hopped to high heaven. the can pours a matte dark brown color with a robust inch of tan head and leaves glorious ring lacing as it drinks, never losing its layer of froth. the nose is bitter hops and darkly roasted barley, a double dose of bitter that transfers well to the taste. layers of chocolate malt weave with layers of piney hops, an enjoyable back and forth as i sip. clean finishing with just bitterness left behind. it drinks full bodied and smooth like a big american porter, and is carbonated just right for it to be both lively and smooth at the same time. a very enjoyable beverage, my first from indeed.

Serving type: can

01-14-2014 01:25:08 | More by StonedTrippin
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-12-2014 19:26:53 | More by Mdodge8837
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Iowa

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-08-2014 02:19:47 | More by qcbrewer
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -24.4%

12-28-2013 16:42:19 | More by TubbyDullard
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-12-2013 00:14:43 | More by SaxmanRick
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-10-2013 17:55:05 | More by zimmee66
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-05-2013 03:25:50 | More by XmnwildX12
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jsprain1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A- Deep brown, not quite black. Head is two fingers, cocoa color. Retention is decent, some lacing.
S- Smell is coffee, smoke, dark caramel. There is just a hint of pine hops here. Good balance, and well orchestrated.
T- More of the same here. Somewhat sweet for the style, but I like the flavors. Dark caramel, coffee, smoke, and a decent bit of pine hops. It leans malty and sweet but not overly so.
M- Medium body, maybe just a touch light for the style. Smooth carbonation, long finish.
O- A good beer. Well balanced and flavorful. Doesn't strike me as hoppy as some may be looking for in the style, but very good.

Serving type: on-tap

12-01-2013 03:47:01 | More by jsprain1
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Oregon

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Minnesota

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Alberta (Canada)

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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Illinois

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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Midnight Ryder from Indeed Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.