Sockeye Red India Pale Ale | Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

Sockeye Red India Pale AleSockeye Red India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
65.8%
Liked This Beer
3.79 w/ 436 ratings
Sockeye Red India Pale AleSockeye Red India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in the bold spirit of Alaska, Sockeye Red IPA is a finely crafted Pacific Northwest-style India Pale Ale with a real bite. Ample pale two-row malt creates a fresh, firm body while specialty malts impart a spawning red hue. The predominant character of this fiesty catch comes from outlandish portions of Centennial, Cascade and Simcoe hops, giving this beer tremendous citrus and floral aroma and flavor.

Determined and bitter but amazingly balanced, Sockeye Red IPA is gnarly enough to take you hook, line and sinker. Forget about a bigger rig; grab a bigger glass.

70 IBU

Added by purplehops on 02-21-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,939
Reviews:
221
Ratings:
436
Liked:
287
Avg:
3.79/5
pDev:
10.55%
Alströms:
3.74
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
42
Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a Sierra Nevada hop tulip glass.

A: Pours a reddish brown caramel color with a 1/4 inch light tan head.

S: Pungent northwest American "c" hops.

T: A nice red IPA. Pungent hops in the form of pine and citrus, they are quite bitter. Nicely balanced with a caramel malt backbone. The malt lasts throughout but the finish is bitter.

M: Medium bodied, average carbonation.

O: If you're a hophead, you'll like this beer. It't no where near a top IPA but it's a nice easy drinking red hop bomb. The 5.7% makes it quite drinkable as well.

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A 22 ounce bomber bottle poured into my nonic Imperial pint glass. This ale appears a hazed golden amber color with about an inch of fluffy off white foam. Nose is full of pine, caramel, citrus. Tastes of tropical fruits such as mango, bitter pine, grapefruit juice, sweet malt. Syrupy body with ample carbonation for the style. IPA fans need to try this one.

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Sockeye Red India Pale Ale from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 65.8% out of 100 with 436 ratings
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