‘Til the Night Closes In | Perennial Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: English Sweet / Milk Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Inspired by a mutual love of chocolate oranges, 'Til the Night Closes In is an imperial milk chocolate stout with satsuma oranges & dried tangerines!

Added by Kraks on 01-26-2018

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
19
pDev:
7.23%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by gibgink:
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3.67/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was a collaboration beer with Jester King. Imperial milk chocolate stout with oranges and dried tangerines. Sample pour at the brewery. Poured black with a little bit of head that faded quick. Smells like they used some kind of Belgian yeast mingled with some malt and a hint of baker's chocolate. I picked up a Belgian style yeast again on the front of the initial tasting, followed by a hint of bitter chocolate and then an orange like finish. If I wasn't picking up on what I call a Belgian yeast flavor, this would be a much better beer. Maybe it tastes better out of the bottle.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of InfernoBoss
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of desint
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeLoynes
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xdtfx
3.89/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crobinso
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of flagmantho
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I had this beer on-tap in a snifter at Perennial in St. Louis.

Appearance: rich dark brown with a thin layer of brown foam. Good indeed.

Smell: boozy with chocolate, sweetness and maybe just a hint of orange. Good, but the alcohol could be toned down a little.

Taste: boozy, with a decent chocolate and orange flavor on the milk stout background. An interesting beer!

Mouthfeel: medium body with good carbonation and capital milk stout creaminess.

Overall: I like this beer a lot. I'd like it more with a little less overt booziness.

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Photo of BubbleBobble
3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ristaccia
4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stevedore
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle. Dark black body, one finger white head, short retention, no lacing. Smell is dark chocolate, a bit of milk chocolate as well as a bit of vanilla, touch of bitter cocoa. Flavour is dark chocolate with a bit of lactose, smooth creamy vanilla, orange zest, toasted grains, a bit of burnt malt with an odd astringent cocoa flavour throughout that does seem to detract some from the beer. It does provide a bit of balance, though maybe would have been better off without it. Medium-fuller bodied, lower carbonation, astringent finish with a touch of zest. Wanted to like this one more than I ended up doing so.

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Photo of elNopalero
4.69/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This pours the color of a dark burgundy, with the thinnest of lacing. Aroma is reminiscent of sour cherries, their tartness coming across. Finishes slightly tart, more cherries, with a hint of dark chocolate roast and a crushed blueberry note. Fantastic.

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Photo of HopBelT
3.87/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.83/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of samEBC
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of porters4life
4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.18/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smithj4
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

‘Til the Night Closes In from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 19 ratings