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Panty Peeler - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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very good

233 Ratings

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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 58
Gots: 39 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Free spirited Panty Peeler Tripel pours rambunctiously into your glass, releasing its engaging aroma. Curacao (bitter) orange peel and coriander create a beautiful yet bolder tripel by infusing color, citrus and spice. Belgian yeast adds playful character. Bottle conditioning assures a perfectly heady experience.

Brewed as a Belgian tripel but with American boldness, Panty Peeler is delicious yet spirited. Originally named Extreme Polar White Bier, it got nicknamed "Panty Peeler" along the way. Then we translated it to French for a while: Épluche-Culotte. Now we're back to calling it Panty Peeler and we've kicked up the coriander and orange peel to represent its original design.

15 IBU

(Beer added by: ccrida on 09-21-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Thorpe429
3.05/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Served in a Midnight Sun goblet.

Pours a clear deep golden color with a single-finger white head that dissipates fairly quickly into a thin collar. Plenty of bubbles visible in the glass. Given the look on this and Fallen Angel, I'm thinking there must be nucleation spots on the bottom of this glass. Still, very nice looking.

The nose carries a bit of earthy mustiness along with a touch of citrus and spice. Nothing too exciting. Really muted. The flavor has some mild phenols plus a touch of citrus and some backing grain. Nothing too interesting, unfortunately.

Body is light-medium with a hefty dose of carbonation and a dry finish. There's a touch of chewiness. Mild alcohol as well.

There wasn't anything particularly wrong with this one, I just couldn't find anything about it to really like.

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of SHODriver
3.45/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a slightly hazy gold with a small white head with minimal retention
S: Smells sort of grassy with plenty of fruitiness and some spice
T: slight zestiness and fruitiness, a bit of lemony flavor, some spice and overall sweet. Aftertaste is sweet and slightly fruity
M: full bodied with moderate carbonation. slightly syrupy
O: Not a bad trippel but not great either.

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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of Billolick
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber, $9.99 at DeCicco's in Ardsley, NY
"Month and week bottled" info notched onto the side of the label.

Pours clear, dull tangarine amber, medium tan head, moderate in size, especially for the style. Head quickly going to a thicker collar and the remaining in limited fashion in tiny bits on the side of the glass.

Nose exhibits more then a hint of bubble gum fruityness, oranges, and a late wiff of peppery yeast.

Tasty and complex tripel, with ample fruitness, yeasty phenolics and a just satisfactory malt base going on. More oranges, honey, vanilla, again some pepper and drying hops late intot he finish. Somewhat sweet and carbonation is a bit on the tame side. I enjoyed it, I'd like to enjoy it again, perhaps with some mussels, or with some pungent creamy cheese.

Respectable American take on the classic Belgian style.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Greywulfken
4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: golden orange pour into a tulip, head thins quickly - looked like a pumpkin ale

S: sweet, fruity - I picked up peachy notes more than orange

T: fruits and sugars, but not overly sweet - actually well-balanced

M: thinner and slicker than I expected

O: really cool - a good tasting tripel, interesting and flavorful, not too heavy, smooth and clean drinking - a good choice

Photo of Gmann
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear golden color. There is a small wispy white head that is very short lived and settles into a thin ring. Almost flat looking for a style that usually has a nice head.

The aroma is quite nice. Juicy fruit gum notes are strong to go along with some clove. The coriander is kept in check, which I appreciate. Some dry cracker malt notes as well.

The juicy fruit flavor is strong in the flavor as well. A significant amount of sugary sweetness in this brew but not cloying. There is a general fruitiness to this beer which is enjoyable. Appropriate amount of medicanal phenols for the style.

The feel is light with fizzy carbonation. Quite sweet on the palate but not cloying or syrupy. Could use a peppery hop balance.

Well made American tripel, not grossly sweet, with spot on flavor.

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4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Blind Tiger NYC

Pours a reddish-orange colour, with almost no head at all, no lacing to speak of. Smell is full of esters, belgian yeast comes across followed by tons of fruit, some spice, citrus, orange, tropical fruits as well, light banana as well, light hop as well but a little more subtle than some tripels. Taste is yeasty, with plenty of fruit, more orange and banana, nice spices as well, coriander, lightly bitter in the middle, some decent malt flavour as well, some banana and estery flavours, clean fruity and yeasty finish. Medium carbonation, smooth and lightly creamy at points, med full body. Good stuff here, not the best for the style but it is an interesting take on it and glad I got a chance to try this, nice introduction to this brewery for me.

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of czfreeman
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Havent reviewed a beer in a long time, busy.
My birthday today, so picked a special one. Tripel Karmeliet is the standard, so see how this holds up.
Opening the cap(instead of cork?) poured out into a thin tulip, very thick head, orange tone, good carbonation, head stays around for a good amount of time, looks good.
Smells of meyer lemons, orange, the coriander comes through pretty strong, sour wheat, yeast sour leavened bread,
Malty with plenty of orange thrown in, sour citrus, good mix.
Flavor is upfront heavy on the citrus fruits, clementine orange, touch of lemon, coriander, nice mix of spice balancing the fruit.Actually makes a great Christmas beer, with the orange/spice mix
Drinks easy, Alcohol is well masked adding a touch of warmth in the finish.
Good beer, everything so far from Alaskan has been solid

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Panty Peeler from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.