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Arctic Rhino Coffee Porter - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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84
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301 Ratings
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Ratings: 301
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 41
Gots: 40 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by local artist & roaster Michael Allen's eccentricly-named blend of coffee beans, Midnight Sun's brewers designed a beer recipe and flavor infusion process that perfectly captures the alluring aroma, satisfying flavor and curious legend of Allen's Arctic Rhino Coffee Blend.

Arctic Rhino Coffee Porter combines two quintessential Pacific Northwest favorites: coffee and ale. The result is wonderfully romantic and robust--a duel-fueled porter that melds charismatic dark malt with freshly roasted coffee beans.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2005)
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

mpenning13, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of Treyliff
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter

A-pours black with a two-finger light tan head, great retention, leaving good lacing behind

S- smells of day old coffee with roasted malt, and a hint of chocolate

T- coffee with a hint of dark chocolate meshes with a roasty base porter, more sweet chocolate and woodsy notes on the finish

M- medium body with bubbly carbonation, seems a bit over carbonated, very foamy mouthfeel and finish

O- nice coffee notes, bottle gushed upon opening, seems like carbonation was a little off

Treyliff, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

cp45, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

JMBSH, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Lare453, Mar 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

djtomain, Mar 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

millerbuffoon, Mar 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

South2NW, Feb 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

22Blue, Feb 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

cherche, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

vermilcj, Jan 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Elprico, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

williamjbauer, Dec 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

iatethecloudsfor, Nov 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

GTB, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jpaulsen, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

RHVC59, Oct 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

BillRoth, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of Axnjxn
4.28/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

bomber into a FW teku glass.

Pours an opaque black with an inch and a half thick beige head with amazing lacing. Smell is huge on malty coffee goodness. taste is of coffee at first followed by some good malty notes. Some smoke. Very good porter honestly. Extremely flavorful for just 5% ABV. really digging this one. Super smooth and creamy. Mild body, mild carbonation.

overall a superb coffee porter. glad i have another bottle!

Axnjxn, Oct 13, 2013
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2.84/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass....

Huge 3 finger mocha colored head... very pillowy... stuck aroud till damn near done...

Smell was actually the best part... good strong coffe smell... not like the most expensive coffee but solid coffee... very strong in the smell...

Taste was a little bit of a letdown... not as coffee foward as the smell... pretty bland hops are well balanced nice slight touch of bitter at the end but fades away perfectly.... balanced well but nothing to write home about...

The mouthfeel was the biggest letdown for me. Super light... watery... and slighlty over carbonated for my tastes...

Overall its not the worst everrr... but Im gonna try it again to make sure it wasnt old/bad bottle.. to me there's way better porters out there and this is at the bottom of what I tried and have available to me....

pjkelley82, Oct 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Phobicsquirrel, Oct 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

duff247, Oct 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

bbadger, Sep 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Agentveba, Sep 15, 2013
Arctic Rhino Coffee Porter from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 301 ratings.