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TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter) - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter)TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter)

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614 Ratings
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Ratings: 614
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 440
Gots: 107 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Intriguing doses of sweet spices, cocoa nibs and pumpkin transform an exceptional porter into a mesmerizing potion. Pour this tantalizing brew into a snifter and experience its many eccentric nuances, which will delight your taste buds.

This is the same award-winning recipe that garnered a GOLD MEDAL at GABF in 2007. Formerly known simply as Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter, we’ve named it T.R.E.A.T.: The Royal Eccentric Ale Treatment.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-18-2005)
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cosmicevan

New York

4.33/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

When midnight sun started showing up in NY there were two questions...are we getting berserker and are we getting TREAT? after berserker showed up earlier this year i waited with baited breath for this long time want...and BAM, came to town this week! enjoyed from my Midnight Sun glass.

a - brew poured a watery black that sported a thin bubbly beige head that fizzled away quickly. little bubbles showed themselves near the surface around the glass...looked nice and tasty. like a TREAT!

s - festive. subtle char with subtle pot pouri. chocolate covered pumpkins. everything seems to be in the right place...really well balanced pumpkin.

t - flavor is spot on. one of the better pumpkins to cross these lips. nice pumpkin with chocolate and some porter char. the chocolate compliments this one really nicely and brings the flavor into the next level. some roast. the blend is really spot on.

m - a bit on the thinner side in general, but this is a porter and as for a porter it is fairly full. nice robustness and the pumpkin element is not a turn off, but a compliment.

o - overall probably one of the better pumpkin beers of all time. it is so good that i probably would consider it a chocolate porter with a hint of pumpkin instead of a pumpkin beer. midnight sun continues to impress with this TREAT!

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 01:25:43 | More by cosmicevan
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TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter) from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
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