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Panty Peeler - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 61
Gots: 33 | 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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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%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Maryland

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

North Carolina

3.29/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Michigan

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

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
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Kevin73

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The smell was ever so slightly skunky, meaning the bottle I picked up may have been an old batch. There is no brewed-on date on the label so I can't tell how old it was. But some of those sulfur-rich methyls and butenes were definitely starting to show through in the nose. Not so much in the flavor though, so I think I can at least offer a tentative opinion. That said, not bad! If I train myself to ignore the sulfur notes, I can tell this is a pretty good beer. Heavy on the malts and yeast with apricot notes. Dry with just enough sweetness to mask the alcohol. Hops are almost non-existent. Very low bitterness and a clean finish. Nice! I recommend it. And the overtly sexist label is fun too. I mean how many beers do you come across labels with women riding flying reindeer and flinging their underwear off? Not many! :D

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 23:54:40 | More by Kevin73
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unclekeith

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-20-2013 23:23:09 | More by unclekeith
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sirtomtom

California

4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Medium brown color, with a bit of haze. A nice white foamy head.

S: A bit of orange and just hint of spice. A bit of breadiness in the aroma as well

T: Again orange and a bit of spice. A nice breadiness, a bit of yeast.

M: A good medium body and a bit of chewiness, a bit more than I expected from it.

O: A very drinkable Tripel. A bit more body than I was expecting. The orange and coriander work very well here. Year round is definitely a plus. Definitely keeping a bottle of this around.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 04:59:56 | More by sirtomtom
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

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

a murky orange/copper in color, a slight amount of head with otherwise no visible carbonation. smells of mango, peaches, carrots.. slight pepper spice in the finish. very weird smelling beer. the flavor is the same as the aroma, kind of reminds me of some of my son's baby foods. a hint of orange citrus with a pepper kick. low carbonation, medium body.. the alcohol warmth is quite present.

not sure if this one went bad with age, but i'm just not that impressed. flavor/aroma seems off.. again almost like my kid's baby food.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 03:36:48 | More by facundoCNB
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DelMontiac

Oklahoma

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottles flown in straight from Anchorage. Pays to have friends in Alaska;)

I had to use a nonic glass since that's all we had available to us at the time. This beer pours a hazed golden orange with two fingers of white cap that fizzles down to a thin film which stays for most of the glass. Scant lace present.

The nose is mostly light fruity orange citrus. A hint of bubble gum, yeast rolls, and coriander lingers along with some grassy floral hops.

Strong citrus fruits up front with the spice of coriander in the middle and some banana and hop zing on the finish. More hoppy than most I've had in the style. I like it.

Medium body enhanced by appropriate carbonation without being prickly as I find in some triples.

Definitely would like to have more of this beer. Fire up the airplane, William!

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 17:51:47 | More by DelMontiac
Panty Peeler from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.