Arctic Rhino Coffee Porter | Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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340 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Inspired by local artist & roaster Michael Allen's eccentricly-named blend of coffee beans, Midnight Sun's brewers designed a beer recipe and flavor infusion process that perfectly captures the alluring aroma, satisfying flavor and curious legend of Allen's Arctic Rhino Coffee Blend.

Arctic Rhino Coffee Porter combines two quintessential Pacific Northwest favorites: coffee and ale. The result is wonderfully romantic and robust--a duel-fueled porter that melds charismatic dark malt with freshly roasted coffee beans.

20 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
340
Reviews:
182
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
10.46%
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
44
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 340 |  Reviews: 182
Photo of BltByKrmn
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trentt2
3.49/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Needs more coffee flavor in it, decent beer.

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Photo of Ardeer
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenGap
3.52/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I'm not a big fan of the coffee porter, but this was done well. Maybe not my favorite in style, but good balance of coffee and some roast malt flavors. The finish was just a bit off that kept it from being a really good beer.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yesdog
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jhavey
3.32/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beernoobie
4.02/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 303beer
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a blackish brown that let's no light through. Has a quickly dissipating head with little lacing. Has a roasted malt and coffee nose. The feel is slightly thinner than I expected but the taste is a spot on coffee porter.

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Photo of Rick778
3.27/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of YupikHops
3.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Thirstygoat
4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really enjoy coffee. This has as much or more flavor as some beers with double the abv.

Coal dark with a fast departing mocha head, the lacing slides down the sides pretty quick.

Smell is dominated by coffee,

Taste, mostly coffee, with not much malt, still looking for the hops

To me mouthfeel defines Porter v Stout, this is chewier than some stouts but fairly branded as a Porter

It is nice to ave a beer with flavor/body that is low enough abv yo finish a bomber easily, good stuff

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Photo of fosters9
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Soneast
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sixpoint
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OGdirty
3.02/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MatthewD4
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redliner8
3.47/5  rDev -7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grant_Satterthwaite
4.85/5  rDev +30%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This beer is fantastic. I remember the first time I had it in the summer of 2014 it opened new doors for me and ever since I've preferred porters and stouts to all other beers. Great look, pours heavy and dark with a brown foamy finish. Tastes like the coffee beans it's brewer with. The fact that the BA score for this beer is 84 is misleading because this beer is amazing. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes coffee flavoured beers.

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Photo of HoppySeb
3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BierBliss
3.44/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of A-Sox
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bunuelian
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of uturn
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Arctic Rhino Coffee Porter from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
3.73 out of 5 based on 340 ratings.
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