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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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91
outstanding

622 Ratings
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Ratings: 622
Reviews: 301
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 453
Gots: 107 | FT: 6
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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4/5  rDev -2.4%

WynnO, Sep 03, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +4.9%

Poured into a snifter at cellar temperature.

It's nearly black and has maybe a finger of an evanescent head that quickly becomes no more than a small, pale tan sheet. 3.85

I definitely get rich chocolate in the aroma right away, along with the cinnamon and other pumpkin pie spices. And I think I do pick up on a bit of that peculiar smell pumpkin has. Smells like a pumpkin dessert... in fact, kind of like a chocolate pumpkin cake I once made. 4.53.

The flavor executes excellently on all promises. Sweet and slightly bitter chocolate, turning more to the peppery spices and warm, earthy pumpkin in the finish. Outstanding, and about as autumn-appropriate as a beer could be. 4.56

I would call the body a full medium. A little sticky. Nicely lingering chocolate and pumpkin earthiness. 4.27

An imperial chocolate pumpkin porter... and that's exactly what it tastes like. To borrow an adjective from the label, this really is one of those demented (but delectable) ales that have to be experienced first hand. There aren't a lot of other ICPPs around to compare it with.

Kuaff, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

malfunxion, Aug 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22%

Jester1011, Aug 19, 2014
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mefnouhra, Aug 17, 2014
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sjrodriguez, Aug 13, 2014
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KAF, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Mickeyp2814, Jun 21, 2014
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Jeffreytmoore, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

paulys55, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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dphillips, May 11, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yum! I loved this beer. Just as advertisd- pumpkin, spice, and cocoa nibs. You get a nuttiness from the cocoa nibs as well as a bit of chocolate, some nice creaminess and almost a meatiness from the pumpkin, and it's all complemented by some nice pie spices. This a seamlessly integrated beer. Each component playing beautifully off of the next. Great beer.

Georgiabeer, May 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Nolen12, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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jzeilinger, Mar 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

casapy, Mar 08, 2014
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TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter) from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 622 ratings.