Joan Of Arctic - Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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78
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GRG1313 on 09-14-2013)
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Reviews by CommanderOfAwesome:
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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Photo of GRG1313
3.2/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Ale brews with rhubarb and honey.

Pours a pink toned orange with a fast fading light pink/off white head.

Nose is muted and very light. Hints of light green stone fruit but you really have to search for it. Cold nose is almost non-existent.

Mouthfeel is light carbonation with no brightness but a hint of body. No real character here.

Flavors are simple green herb bitter with nothing much else. Not a hint of honey in nose or mouth and no rhubarb tone whatsoever.

Finish is a vegetal green bitter with not much appeal, although it is long lasting, unfortunately.

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of mactrail
3.29/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

To be fair, this is a very attractive dark amber brew poured in the tall Pilsener glass. The persistent head is a thing of beauty. We'll skip over the rhubarb and honey flavors, since I can't taste them. There is a thickish but pleasant mouthfeel. Some bitterish sensation at the finish that is generically herbal. Maybe a faint fruity flavor of unidentified origin.

If you get over getting your hopes up that this tastes like anything interesting-- it's thoroughly quaffable. I love the idea of rhubarb, which I believe is the state fruit of Alaska. However, for twelve bucks I think Midnight Sun, which I normally am fond of, is getting an Anchorage Brewing attitude.

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Joan Of Arctic from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.