Firewheel Midnight Ninja - FireWheel Brewing Company

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Firewheel Midnight Ninja
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87
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
FireWheel Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Mora2000 on 11-06-2012

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Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by Mora2000:
Photo of Mora2000
3.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Not really sure how to classify this one. On one hand the brewer calls it a black ale, thereby disqualifying it from being a schwarzbier. However, it is also has almost no hop presence, so Black IPA doesn't fit. Since it is brown in color and has a taste profile similar to a brown ale, that is what I entered it as.

On tap at Jack Mac's. The beer pours a brown color with an off-white head. The aroma has some toffee and a light amount of roasted malt. The flavor has some toasted character, as well as some cocoa and a light amount of grass. I also get a little bubblegum character but I am not sure where that comes from. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

More User Reviews:
Photo of cbolt72
4/5  rDev +0.8%

No hoppines, their version of a stout. Nice aroma and coffee notes.

Photo of firewheelbrewing
4.58/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

delicious beer. dark & roasty flavors, but you don't have to chew it. would never believe that this beer is 8% ABV!

Photo of gio_b
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark, smooth, and not overpowering

Firewheel Midnight Ninja from FireWheel Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.