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

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91
outstanding

685 Ratings
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Ratings: 685
Reviews: 309
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 460
Gots: 114 | 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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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

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TREAT (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter) from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 685 ratings.