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Pleasure Town IPA - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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Pleasure Town IPAPleasure Town IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

20 Reviews
THE BROS
83
good

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Reviews: 20
Hads: 104
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 11.3%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: largadeer on 02-15-2014

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 20 | Hads: 104
Reviews by Nage37:
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

More User Reviews:
Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dry, Orange, Hoppy, Astringent

From the can it pours a hazy orange-amber topped with a creamy, sticky white lace. Sweet floral, piney hop aroma. Dry, bready malt edge with a juicy orange note followed by an ashy, leafy, resiny, rindy, piney, and grapefruity hop profile. Finish is dry and astringent. A bit too rough around the edges, but a good IPA that’ll should appease most hop heads. Gotta love the Anchorman references too.

STYLE: American IPA | ABV: 6.3% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #96 (JAN 2015) (548 characters)

Photo of flagmantho
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz can into my Diamond Knot pint glass.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a light haze and a light effervescence. Head poured a thin finger of creamy ivory foam. Nothing special, but not bad.

Smell: malty, with lots of bread and biscuit right up front. Hops are citrusy and a bit earthy. Not completely to my taste, but it's clean. The overall effect is quite autumnal.

Taste: quite a bit sweeter than the aroma would suggest; it's quite earthy with a big, toasty, biscuity malt and earthy hops with a bit of citrus thrown in. Again, it seems like a well-crafted beer, but all this biscuit malt is not really to my taste.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a decent carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: could be worth a shot if you like toastier, maltier IPAs. (773 characters)

Photo of Billolick
3.92/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

$15.99 for the sixer! Sheesh...

12 oz can, w/o freshness/canning date info.

Pours hazed medium amber. Fluffy off white head and leaves nice looking low sheeting and strands of lace.

Citric hop nose, flows into a fresh hop taste sensation on the palate.

Lite grapefruit as well some herbal hop notes. Fresh and flavorful.

Better then decent, but expensive IPA (364 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

From a 12 ounce can.
Hazy gold with two fingers of off white head and good lacing.
Smell is mildly bitter resins.
Taste is medium resin bitterness with just a touch of malts.
Mouthfeel is light to medium.
Overall a medium level IPA. Nothing bad to report but mostly average. Hops are flat line pine bitterness with nothing all that interesting. (346 characters)

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

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3.74/5  rDev +5.6%

Poured from a can into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a thin off-white head that dissipates to light patches. Aroma of light caramel and bready malt, citrus hops and orange family citrus. Flavor follows with a caramel malt body with some biscuit, supporting citrusy, slightly piney hops. Finshes with a somewhat resiny, pine influenced hop bitterness. Medium bodied. A good, but not stand-out IPA, pleasant, but somewhat subdued, hop flavors. (477 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of metter98
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is very hazy yellowish orange in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high frothy off white head that died down, leaving a collar around the edge, a thin layer of bubbles on the surface, and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of biscuit and caramel malts are present in the nose along with hints of citrusy and piney hops.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the hints of piney hops are slightly stronger and most noticeable towards the finish. The hops also contribute a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't very hoppy so I would classify this to me more of an East Coast IPA or an English IPA. It is easy to drink and has nice malty flavors without being heavy on the palate.

Serving type: can (904 characters)

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Pleasure Town IPA from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.