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Second Hand Smoke - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kuaff on 10-13-2013)
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Thanks to Craft Shack for this bottle.

Pitch black the colour is, 2 finger head of tan, lacing...fine it tis.

Deeply malty, a mix of caramel and milk chocolate. Smoke? Sure is light in the nose.

Wow. The 2 malty tastes I get in the smell are greeted by a healthy smokey flavour that blends SO well with the malt both sweet and roasted. Some of that chocolate must be dark as I get some bitter notes in the finish and the long lasting aftertaste.

Medium body, ditto for the co2.

This is delicious. I see it is 56 IBUs, that explains the bitterness. The 8.4% abv is hidden rather well.

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Poured from bottle into pint glass

Pours a dark almost black color with a brown head

Smokey, BBQ type smell

Taste does not let you down, chocolate, smoke, coffee flavor

Great beer, I wish there was more than 22oz in this bottle

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Bottle opened on 4.22.14

A - Pours a dark brown with a silky fine dark tan head that fades slowly to clumps on the edges.

S - Snokey, soy sauce, teriyaki.

T - Smooth chocolate, then a huge smokey finish.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Smoke isn't my thing, but this one is lake fakey then most.

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Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass.

Very deep walnut brown and almost black pitched body, very opaque and dark. Head makes about a light chocolate brown finger tall head. Settles to a good thick tan collar, and a very full puck if thin, but not oily or weak.

Classic smoked malts. Hints of beechwood, light smoke bbq and jerky like meats. A real nice hint of sweet coffee like cream roast, maybe even a bit of vanilla poking out on this too. Good balance as well.

A good interesting mix. Controlled tasting smoke in the palate, with some mixing classic large roasted malt. Slightly hot, and also a bit wet, but the flavors still carry. Some light coffee angles mix with the smoke and rich malt sweetness.

Overall a very neat stout in the realm, and the smoke character is also very well balanced and integrated in the beer. It just requires a little more depth.

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Second Hand Smoke from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
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