Midnight Sun | Williams Brothers Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
160 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Williams Brothers Brewing Company
Scotland, United Kingdom
williamsbrosbrew.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by wl0307 on 06-11-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
160
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
10.49%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle, pours black with a low tan head. aroma chocolate and roasted malt. Taste chocolate, roasted coffee, earthy hops, a little ginger. Dry coffee lasting aftertaste.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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500 ml bottles with BB date of July 2016 and 11/2017.

Looks great, with a generous tan head over an essentially black body.
Full body with medium+ but soft carbonation.
but ...
the aroma is overall unappealing. My initial impression was that the ale was infected, but with further consideration I've concluded it is just an unfortunate mix of the roasted grains and the fresh ginger root. The flavor largely follows but is more appealing, especially after further warming.

O: mildly disappointing but interesting and worth a try.

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Midnight Sun from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 160 ratings.
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