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Bar Fly - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 645
Gots: 52 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smoked imperial stout aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels.

2014 Batch (Oak Bourbon Barrels): 11.6% ABV

(Beer added by: largadeer on 03-18-2011)
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2014 edition...

A: oily black beer produced a quick finger of dark brown foam, which slimmed into a filmy mocha collar; oily sheen down glass with an occasional mote of brown lace

S: rich sugars and dark malts accompanied by bourbon's whiskey airs - chocolate, vanilla, molasses, oak, and smoke

T: molasses sweetness for sure, bourbon enriches the sweetness with warm booze notes; roasted chocolaty malts aplenty, slightly charred with hints of smoky alcohol

M: full-bodied without being too heavy, silky and slick; bourbon wafts hit the roof ; some tingle on the tongue; linger of smoke and wood o'er moderately sticky finish

O: bourbon barrel aging a stout is a fairly surefire win so long as the base stout is of reasonable quality - all that applies here - the brown sugar and molasses ensure this is a sweet-drinking stout, and if you like molasses, you can rest assured that it is asserted here. The use of smoked malts is probably where this beer becomes hit-or-miss for some. The smoke is apparent on the nose and palate.

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Bar Fly from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.