Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine by selecting auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011) - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

Not Rated.
Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011)Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011)

Educational use only; do not reuse.

128 Reviews

(Read More)
Reviews: 128
Hads: 177
Avg: 3.43
pDev: 16.91%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 12-10-2010

Available January to mid-March; new for 2011
ABV 6.5% IBUs: 65
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011) Alström Bros
firstprev| 76-100 | 101-125 | 126-150  | next → last
Reviews: 128 | Hads: 177
Photo of beertunes
3.21/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into 10oz glass. Poured a deep reddish brown (not even a little bit black) with just a very faint ring of light tan head that had zero retention or lacing.

The aroma was very piny upfront, with just enough roasted notes in the background to notice. The story in the mouth was much the same, pine hops and a trace of roasted malts.

The body was thinner than typical for this new style. Drinkability was pretty good. The beer went down fairly easily. Overall, not a bad brew, but also nothing special. Worth trying if you see it, but not worth much effort to seek out.

 575 characters

Photo of JohnGalt1
4/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 picked up tonight at the COOP.. 3/4" tan head... the brew isn't black.. instead a deep and very clear walnut... head really doesn't stick around for too long.

Nice roasty presence is a bit higher than other BIPA's I've had ... but I like it.. the citrus hops aren't blown out and really overall the aroma is pleasing and very balanced.

Flavor is very fresh... roasty with a little French Roast... midpalate is balanced between the roast and hops along with some toasty presence... I dig this one... you really have to appreciate both sides of the spectrum.. the hops seem about perfect and the dark qualities are pronounced and pretty rich.

Body is good with a slight oily feel.. may be a touch on the light side, but I don't think so for a lower ABV...

All 4's.

 770 characters

Photo of Franchise
3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This offering from Full Sail pours a deep dark brown not so much black. The aroma is piney citrus, chocolate, earthy aromatic notes. The taste is smooth, so delicious reminds me of a nice IPA but balanced with strong coffee, chocolate, maltiness. Great new seasonal offering from Full Sail and I hope it is here to stay.

 320 characters

firstprev| 76-100 | 101-125 | 126-150  | next → last
Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
79 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.