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Fallen Angel - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 26
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fallen Angel Golden Ale, first brewed on
6-6-6 [JUN 6, 2006], is named in the tradition of Belgian golden strong ales--after the devil himself. We call this beer our "original sin" because it spawned our 2007 Deadly Sin beer series.

Midnight Sun's Fallen Angel Golden Ale is a traditional Belgian-style golden strong ale--deep gold in color with tiny, conniving bubbles forming a very thick, meticulous head. Effervescent and crisp, this delicious ale tempts the palate with apple, pear and a little earthy mustiness. Its beauty and brightness is angel-like in appearance but the devil in is its strength.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: brewandbbq on 12-19-2006)
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

NickThePyro, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of MDDMD
3.9/5  rDev -1%

A-deep golden color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-apple, clove, banana, earthy, candy sugar, yeast

T-yeast, bready malt, candy sugar, apples, clove, earthy, little hoppy, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with mod,erase carbonation, crisp

O-decent belgian pale ale, easy drinking in spite of the ABV

MDDMD, Aug 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

fergchri, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

zestar, Jun 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Iowacraft, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

themathguy, May 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Rachael_Neumann, May 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

yeaprolly, Apr 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

ChaseBeer, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of RickS95
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%

Looks great out of the glass. It's a pale necatarine color, hazy. The head is a brilliant white, thick and frothy. Great retention and a sticky lace. Really an attractive beer.

They've found the Belgian scent. Classic notes of white pepper, pear, and green apple. You can almost smell the sweet, spicy flavors.

Comes up just a hair short in the taste department. Very yeasty. The pepper is dominant but never over the top. A bit of alcohol with each sip. Some hop presence in the finish.

There are layers and complexity to keep your palate guessing. There's a splash of citrusy fruit up front. The spicy pepper takes over soon after and never lets go. A savory hop character picks up from mid sip, at which point the alcohol warms things. A dry finish leaves your tongue with a bit of a warm pucker. Medium bodied and fairly tart.

One of the better beers I've had from Alaska. It's very close to something a Belgian would be proud to drink.

RickS95, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of lordofthewiens
3.86/5  rDev -2%

In a tulip this beer was a clear gold color. There was a minimal white head.

Grassy hops aroma. Some citrus. Sweet malt.

Grassy hops, Lemon. A little funky. Bready.

This beer was OK, with a neutral mouthfeel. I kind of liked it, but wasn't in love with it. I would probably drink it again, but wouldn't go looking for it.

lordofthewiens, Mar 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

unclekeith, Mar 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

AndrewBV, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Elprico, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

iatethecloudsfor, Dec 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

WMEugene, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

vermilcj, Nov 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

GTB, Nov 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

largadeer, Oct 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

eddsan, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of Axnjxn
3.86/5  rDev -2%

2013 release. bomber into a teku glass.

Pours a crisp golden color with a inch in ch thick white, lasting head. Smell is of yeasty malts and lemon grass, lovely. The taste is real farmhousey/belgian yeast dominating your palate. Tad of bitterness at the end. Herbal, dry finish. Very sticky. Pear is the dominant fruit flavor but its mild. Not the best of the style but pretty good. Medium bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall a good belgian styled ale. Recommended!

Axnjxn, Sep 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Nage37, Sep 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Bubbalito, Sep 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Dactrius, Sep 05, 2013
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Fallen Angel from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.