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Kodiak Brown Ale - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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83
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197 Ratings
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.36%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Rugged yet smooth, Kodiak Brown Ale balances caramel and roasted malts with enticing Northwest hops. Perle and Willamette hops accent without overpowering this American brown ale's intrepid maltiness. The result is uniquely delicious.

24 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-28-2002)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a finger of head on a brown body.
The aroma is grainy with some caramel and nuts.
The taste has a big chocolate and nutty flavors. Good balance.
The texture is softer.
An enjoyable brown ale.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.04/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a deep, dark brown with a muddy auburn tinge. The light tan head peaks at a finger's width and dissipates rather quickly, leaving behind a broken layer of surface suds and a thin ring around the edge. Small, spotty lacing with little stick.

Smell - Milk chocolate and grain with touches of caramel and earth.

Taste - Follows the nose. Chocolatey flavor that is quickly met by a strong grainy character. Unfortunately it dies off about there, with very little development.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with light carbonation. Slightly watery finish.

Overall - Not very good. Too grainy and with weak flavor development. Tastes more akin to an amateur's attempt at making a brown moreso than a big brewery's year-round release. Will avoid in the future.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light brown copper color with a thin head.
Aroma of cocoa, lots of nuts, caramels and licorice.
Flavor with smoked, roasted and nutty malts, biscuit, hazelnut, cocoa, cola and caramels. It has a controlled sweetness. Dry aftertaste with a relatively mild bitterness when compared to its American peers and a long nutty feeling.
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
A rounded Brown Ale with no sharp edges and a clear nutty profile. Pleasant beer to drink.

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Kodiak Brown Ale from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.