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Meltdown Double IPA | Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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Meltdown Double IPAMeltdown Double IPA
BA SCORE
3.84/5
Very Good
160 Ratings
Meltdown Double IPAMeltdown Double IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
The days are long but the season is short. So what gives? Sleep! After doing more before midnight than most Outsiders do in a week, Alaskans deserve some down time. And these moments of relaxation demand more than that ordinary, non-distinct lawn mower beer. Celebrate a day well done with a beer done well—a seriously delicious IPA with some scorchin’ hops.

80 IBU

Added by SargeC on 04-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,117
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
160
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
16
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 160 |  Reviews: 71
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3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.23/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a 4 oz snifter. Great color and a nice aroma. Had the citrus and malt flavor but the hop presence was not there. For a double IPA and the ABV on the beer it should have been present from the reviews I read. I think this beer that I had was old so giving it an honest review from my point. I was disappointed but I know it's not the brewers fault I just had an old beer. If I see it again I will get it and redo my review.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very sweet for an IPA. Barely tasted the hops but it's gets better the more you drink.

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3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours fairly clear gold under a 2” thick tan root beer float type foam collar that produces thick lace.
S: Grassy, citrusy hops, alcohol notes, light biscuit.
T: Rich malt flavors seasoned with light caramel and fruit gives way to hop citrus flavors that persist through the finish with citrus rind bitterness. Dries out on the finish.
F: Medium body and medium light carbonation, creamy
O: A big bold DIPA packed with flavor.

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3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
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3.52/5  rDev -8.3%
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4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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Meltdown Double IPA from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 160 ratings
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