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Daybreak - Martin House Brewing Company

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12 Reviews
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 112
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 21.92%
Wants: 5
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Martin House Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: gtermi on 05-22-2013

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Reviews: 12 | Hads: 112
Reviews by AlCaponeJunior:
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4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straight up 4's for this one, a fine and tasty brew.

Perhaps a bit on the odd side, although not in a bad way, but the milk sugar is notable and different. Otherwise the malty backbone is good, bitterness low, and flavor high.

Drinkability is high, this would be really easy to pound on a hot summer day, although it's also easy to sip and enjoy on a cold day (like today).

Body is fairly thick, finish is sweet milk sugar. Very different and enjoyable. (459 characters)

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3.11/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +37%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of gtermi
3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a golden body with a thick white head

S: I am picking up a bit of malt and some wheat and a bit of sweetness from the milk sugar.

T: The taste is nice with a decent amount of malt and some nice sweetness.

M: Beer goes down super easy with a nice amount of carbonation.

O: A very solid beer from a brand new brewery. (336 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.59/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.97/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can poured into imperial pint glass.

A - Pours a semi-clear golden yellow with 3 fingers of creamy white head.

S - There is an intense aroma of sweet honey followed by some bready grains.

T - Honey is the most prominent flavor to me, with a good grainy and bready malt backbone. I also get a good amount of the milk sugar, which lends it a taste similar to that of milk stouts. This is sweet and easy drinking, and I can definitely see how this is a breakfast beer.

M - Thin-to-moderate body with moderate-to-high carbonation. Despite the large amount of carbonation, this is still creamy. There is a lot of honey and milk sugar in the aftertaste.

O - I wasn't sure what to expect when I bought this beer, but I was pleasantly surprised. It's very easy drinking, and the honey and milk sugar make it very distinctive. I could see myself drinking this for breakfast more often. (887 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.45/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a straw yellow, with towering white soapy head, and a cloudy body with plenty of carbonation (Blue Moonish in appearance, but robust). Head fades soon and lacing is nearly absent.
Smells grainy with some spice , malt, bready, slight honey.
That first sip solidifies what I was skeptical about, and that is the cereal flavor this brewery was going for. Low and behold, yes. The milk and everything. The flavor of flakes of grain. The honey is subtle, but plays its role in creating a juicy-malt-mouthfeel. More milky, less medicinal. Impressed. With each sip i take there's a point where that cereal taste briefly pops..it just works. I hope everyone who can get their hands on this picks up that aspect.
Not dry, medium full mouthfeel with ample carbonation, the sugar milk brings sweetness to the grains, and a nice blend at that (4 of them per the can's description). Ive only heard of the "breakfast" concept as far as stouts are concerned, but this one sure lived up to its name. I dont recall ever enjoying grains more than i have with this ale. A new brewery here in TX from what I understand. Nice sized pint cans. Could be a session I suppose. I really enjoyed the profile of this beer. Give it a try. (1,218 characters)

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Daybreak from Martin House Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.