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Kodiak Brown Ale - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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82
good

190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 18 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

wrightst, Sep 11, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +12.1%

Mickeyp2814, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

jyacco15, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

NickThePyro, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of FLima
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
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.

FLima, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Joecaddie, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

wrentmore, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Latarnik, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

paulish, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

GClarkage, Jul 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

KAF, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

SmellsofMahagony, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

J_Dub, Jun 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

Wando52, Jun 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

starshockey9, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

zestar, Jun 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Iowacraft, May 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

kerry4porters, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

ChaseBeer, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, biscuit, caramel, and nut aromas. Taste is much the same with toasted nut flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of toast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice combination of toast and nut qualities.

UCLABrewN84, Apr 01, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a very dark mahogany brown with ruby highlights and a half finger light tan head that dissipates to a thin patchy film and ring around the glass, leaving light slippery lacing. Light aroma of bready and caramel malt, nuts and a hint of cocoa. Flavor of mildly toasted biscuit malt, nuts, hints of cocoa and grassy hops. Medium bodied. A mild, unassuming brown ale that hits all the right flavor notes, but is perhaps a bit low key in flavor. Finish is lighter than expected. Good and sessionable, but not too memorable.

LiquidAmber, Mar 29, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

In a pint glass, the beer was dark brown with some red highlights. There was a thick tan head that lasted forever, leaving a good deal of lace.

Mild caramel aroma. Some nuts.

Caramel taste. Hazelnuts. Rather muted.

Decent mouthfeel.

A nice brown ale.

lordofthewiens, Mar 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

bsuedekum, Feb 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Presto82, Feb 06, 2014
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Kodiak Brown Ale from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.