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Panty Peeler - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

215 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 61
Gots: 34 | 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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lpstar

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-23-2013 03:21:36 | More by lpstar
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%

Poured from a bomber into a snifter, the beer is a bright, hazy, almost opaque, orange-copper coloring with a frothy, low profile, off-white head that quickly settles into a filmy surface coating. Aromas of sweetbreads in the backbone, supporting orange sweetness and a coriander and clove spicing. Flavors are tangy sweet on the forward tongue, with an effervescence that almost turns to sharp in mouth. Berry and citrus sweetness intertwines with bready notes, a solid spice blend, and a subtle Belgian funk. Berry, citrus, and tropical fruit sweetness blend with coriander and clove in the aftertaste, with a slick, smooth, slightly crisp finish. Solid brew and easy to drink.

07-18-2013 02:05:20 | More by GarthDanielson
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speak72

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-06-2013 20:01:39 | More by speak72
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-28-2013 00:22:22 | More by JamLand
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metter98

New York

3.86/5  rDev -0.8%

A: The beer is relatively clear golden yellowish orange in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that quickly died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of orange peels are present in the nose and become a little stronger as the beer warms up along with some notes of malty sweetness.
T: The initial taste is somewhat sweet and has flavors of orange peels; hints of coriander spices are also present in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: For the most part, this beer manages to hide its alcohol rather well from the taste although you can definitely tell that it has some strength due to the sweetness from the malts. It's definitely a beer that you would want to sip at a relaxed pace. I found this to be a little more drinkable compared to some of the other beers in the style but felt it could have used a little more coriander to contrast with the sweetness.

06-27-2013 03:03:40 | More by metter98
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-21-2013 05:33:29 | More by Archemedies
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-16-2013 13:44:09 | More by kayrex
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taigor

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-11-2013 15:55:01 | More by taigor
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itracy63

Alaska

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-02-2013 02:08:54 | More by itracy63
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-02-2013 00:39:26 | More by atone315
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-22-2013 23:27:02 | More by InfernoBoss
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NJB145

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-20-2013 00:51:22 | More by NJB145
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

05-16-2013 02:08:16 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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hiphops24

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-03-2013 04:07:22 | More by hiphops24
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-02-2013 06:36:24 | More by Kelp
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.8%

05-02-2013 06:00:43 | More by twelveinches
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brewblues82

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-29-2013 03:52:59 | More by brewblues82
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DenverLogan

Colorado

3.94/5  rDev +1.3%

Poured from 22 oz bottle into Maudite tulip glass.
Gold color with small head.
Aroma of sweet malts, coriander, citrus zest, earthy notes & bubblegum.
Moderate carbonation and mouthfeel.
Flavors of sweet malts, caramel, cactus juice or something a little funky, slight alcohol. Tasty and easy enough to drink, but missing some of the malt body and esters that most Belgian tripels provide.

03-24-2013 03:16:39 | More by DenverLogan
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

A nice golden orange amber body, but a bit cloudy and hazy. Head forms off white with some creamy retention, rises about three fingers and settles to a thin puck. Little rising carbonation that's hard to see.

Bit of a muted nose, and a wine like sense. Slightly citrus but with not much malt sweetness. Clean but sensing a little thickness perhaps coming, with a little bit of sweet bready taste perhaps.

Palate fills nicely but with a little bit of muted sense. Sweetness of malts and a little bit of Belgian sensing sugars come out a bit on the swallow with some bread. A little vinous sourness mixing in with a fruity character, but doesn't come out very distinctly. Good carbonation that doesn't detract, with maybe a bare hint of sour orange.

Overall it's a solid well made tripel, but it's unfortunately not that memorable for me to desire again.

03-22-2013 22:34:24 | More by smakawhat
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n2185

North Carolina

3.29/5  rDev -15.4%

A: Pours a slightly hazy orange with half a finger of white head that fades into a sudsy ring with no lacing.

S: Belgian spices, candy sugar, bubblegum, a bit of lavender . . . not much else going on, but pleasant enough.

T: Belgian spices here as well with some candy sugar and bubblegum flavors. Light fruits are slightly present towards the finish with just a little bready flavor.

M: Medium-light body with medium carbonation, this beer avoids being too thick and sweet or watery. It could use some more carbonation, though.

O: Not a bad tripel overall, but a bit simplistic and undercarbonated. Still, it's nice enough.

03-08-2013 14:35:15 | More by n2185
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.8%

22 ounce bottle into chalice, no bottle dating. Slight gusher upon opening, but not bad. Pours a lightly cloudy deep orange amber color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lasts. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of peach, pear, orange peel, apple, clove, coriander, pepper, bread, honey, herbal, and earthy yeast spiciness. Very nice aromas with good balance, strength, and complexity of fruity and spicy esters; quite a bit more peppery than I expected. Taste of pear, apple, orange peel, peach, coriander, clove, bread, honey, pepper, herbal, and earthy yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of citrus, light fruits, coriander, clove, bread, honey, pepper, herbal, and earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity/spicy flavors; with a great balance between sweetness/spiciness; and zero cloying sweetness present after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a fairly slick and lightly crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice tripel! Great balance of fruity/spicy flavors with good complexity; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

03-07-2013 04:29:50 | More by superspak
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jsanford

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-05-2013 02:44:45 | More by jsanford
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mjenkins5

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

02-20-2013 03:01:02 | More by mjenkins5
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hayesjw

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-14-2013 23:55:33 | More by hayesjw
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-29-2013 18:12:13 | More by DmanGTR
Panty Peeler from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.