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Specialty Beer XXX Black Double IPA - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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89
very good

164 Ratings
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 29
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Specialty Imports' specialty wine and beer import business, Midnight Sun Brewing Company brewed a very special beer--a black double IPA--to honor this Alaska company's long-term success.

This Specialty Beer Black Double IPA celebrates Specialty Imports' success in importing and distributing the world's best wines and beers to the appreciative folks in Alaska. This "Specialty Beer" brings together smooth, dark malts with intense aromatic hops to create a wonderfully balanced yet committed-to-flavor ale.

87 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-17-2009)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark brown black color with a nice light tan head and good lacing

S-dark malt, coffee, pine, citrus, chocolate

T-dark roasted malt, citrus, chocolate, coffee, pine, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth but with a bite

O-one of the better black IPAs (in this case DIPA), harmonious blend of flavors

MDDMD, Jul 22, 2014
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On tap at City a Beer Store San Francisco. Dark black color, looks like a stout. Aroma is mildly hoppy but mostly just dark malts. Flavor is more if the same. In fact this really felt like strong porter more than a black IPA which was fine with me as J didn't feel like the hops conflicted with the malts. Decent beer.

ArrogantB, May 04, 2014
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Specialty Beer XXX Black Double IPA from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.