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Midnight Hoppyness | Knee Deep Brewing Company

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4.08/5
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337 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Knee Deep Brewing Company
California, United States
kneedeepbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by KevT on 09-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,832
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
337
pDev:
9.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
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Photo of Ox13
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

For a black ipa especially a double it was great. Not too malty like most blacks ... Knee deep cant do wrong.

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Photo of KevT
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you are reading this, I would suggest you stop right now and go and try to find a bottle of this beer while it is still available!

Tonight I had the privilege of buying a 22 oz. bottle of this beer from Market Beer Company in San Jose for $15; it was served in a 12 oz. tulip glass.

First impressions are wow, this beer is dark, easily as dark as a coal miner's lungs marinated in Guinness. Hints of roasted malt in the nose, rye spice and hops are perfectly balanced; with the roasted flavors becoming more pronounced as the beer warms a little. Nice dry finish, especially for a 9.5% ABV beer.

Once again, Knee Deep knocks it out of the park. If you like Wookey Jack, Sublimely Self Righteous, or Bryeian you will love this beer!

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Photo of Rlhinson2104
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of Belittle
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of 111213forlife
4.93/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

it's not perfect, i just really really really like it. dark as the night time that it's named after, it poured into my tumbler smoothly and left a dark caramel head. ringlets are all i see now as i look down into the empty glass. this smelled stronger than it tasted, the hops were very aromatic in the nose, but not as strong on the tongue while on the way down. only slightly marked down; mine was carbonated a bit more than i wanted, and it could have been just a bit thicker. as drinkable as it is, i plan on trying a few more soon! so glad my local shop started stocking this! get it while it's hot!

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Photo of M1gunner3006
4.85/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Good luck trying to drink any other beer that night with over 100IBU .

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Photo of burnzgtm
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

had at the Parson's Pub in Murphy, NC.

What a beer!

A: pours a dark coffee color with a thick caramel colored head.

S: smells of hops

T: SO EFFIN GOOD!! starts mellow and then finishes with a hoppy goodness.

O: it is a beer i could definitely have more than one of. great job knee deep!!

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Photo of Sasquatch_B_Foot
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Oh! This is a good beer!

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Photo of KristineT
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Hopper13
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Omer4176
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Beerrenda
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of yankeej13
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of JohnF51
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of norcalcraftbrew
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of TipsyKitty
4.65/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of iwillbefrank
4.64/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of nyislander
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SurferEric
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

At 100 IBU I expected it to be a little overpowering, but it was hopped just right. Delicious brew.

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Photo of daave1
4.57/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerbuddy21
4.56/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh Bomber, no bottle date.

Appearance dark with tan to mocha head, 1 finger.

Smells like a great west coast ipa. Strong citra type smell. Not sure of the exact hops

Taste is really impressive. Similar to hoptologist but with a malty/chocolate background. Dare I say better than Wookey Jack

Highly recommended but make sure it's fresh

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Photo of Giovannaye
4.55/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bum4ever
4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

L: dark brown. Almost black.
S: all hops at first, then later chocolate.
T: really good flavor. Hops but not too much, chocolate and sweetness.
F: perfect feel almost like an IPA and porter mix.
O: really solid beer that blends two styles very nicely.

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Photo of TequilaTom
4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Midnight Hoppyness from Knee Deep Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 337 ratings
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