Kodiak Brown Ale | Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Alaska, United States
midnightsunbrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rugged yet smooth, Kodiak Brown Ale balances caramel and roasted malts with enticing Northwest hops. Perle and Willamette hops accent without overpowering this American brown ale's intrepid maltiness. The result is uniquely delicious.

24 IBU

Added by Bierman9 on 04-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
235
Reviews:
128
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
11.81%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
20
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 235 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of FLima
3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light brown copper color with a thin head.
Aroma of cocoa, lots of nuts, caramels and licorice.
Flavor with smoked, roasted and nutty malts, biscuit, hazelnut, cocoa, cola and caramels. It has a controlled sweetness. Dry aftertaste with a relatively mild bitterness when compared to its American peers and a long nutty feeling.
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
A rounded Brown Ale with no sharp edges and a clear nutty profile. Pleasant beer to drink.

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Photo of Joecaddie
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of wrentmore
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of GClarkage
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of KAF
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of J_Dub
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Wando52
4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of starshockey9
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Iowacraft
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of kerry4porters
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ChaseBeer
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, biscuit, caramel, and nut aromas. Taste is much the same with toasted nut flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of toast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice combination of toast and nut qualities.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a very dark mahogany brown with ruby highlights and a half finger light tan head that dissipates to a thin patchy film and ring around the glass, leaving light slippery lacing. Light aroma of bready and caramel malt, nuts and a hint of cocoa. Flavor of mildly toasted biscuit malt, nuts, hints of cocoa and grassy hops. Medium bodied. A mild, unassuming brown ale that hits all the right flavor notes, but is perhaps a bit low key in flavor. Finish is lighter than expected. Good and sessionable, but not too memorable.

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Photo of lordofthewiens
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

In a pint glass, the beer was dark brown with some red highlights. There was a thick tan head that lasted forever, leaving a good deal of lace.

Mild caramel aroma. Some nuts.

Caramel taste. Hazelnuts. Rather muted.

Decent mouthfeel.

A nice brown ale.

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Photo of bsuedekum
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Presto82
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of benloho
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Smarty_Pints
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Elprico
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Nage37
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Kodiak Brown Ale from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
3.64 out of 5 based on 235 ratings.
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