The Ripper | Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

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

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ccrida on 05-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
17.46%
 
 
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Photo of sprucetip
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
2.83/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewpub.

A - Very dark hazy brown with a very thin white head that quickly moves to the edges.

S - Not much. Some wood and malts.

T - Bitter wood and watery. AD I know you are in there.

D - Light body and ok carbonation.

O - Dissapointed. Watery AD leftovers?

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Photo of ccrida
3.92/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On draught at MSBC, The Ripper is pale auburn with a small white collar leaving barely a drop of lace. Has a stillness to it.

Smell is mild, a little caramel apple. The caramel gains strength as it warms.

Taste is fairly sweet, caramel and oranges, a touch of green apple as well. Nice malty depth with a bitter finish. Swishing it around alot brings out the savory and bitterness and it reminds me a lot of John Courage, an early favorite of mine.

Mouthfeel is creamy and a bit dry.

Drinkability is pretty high, this is a really tasty ESB with flavors I haven't had the pleasure to enjoy in some time. Especially as it blooms with warmth.

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The Ripper from Midnight Sun Brewing Co.
3.55 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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