Midnight Sun Brewing Co.

Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

8111 Dimond Hook Dr
Anchorage, Alaska, 99507-3144
United States

(907) 344-1179 | map

To-Go Bar on ground level. The kitchen in The Loft is now open, 11am - 8pm every day (Alaska state laws require breweries to be closed by 8pm). Their menu can be perused at their website. Remember, they are remaining licensed as a brewery only, not a brewpub, so per the State of Alaska, there is a 36 oz. on-site consumption limit per person, per day in the Loft.
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.03/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4
these guys have been doing it for awhile now, and ive long been a fan, it was amazing to finally get to check out their place, a brewery you would never just randomly find, you have to be intent on going here, tucked way back in a strange industrial space not really visible from anywhere, minimally marked, but worth making a point to visit. its an interesting space, plenty of parking, a downstairs entrance into a weird lobby area that has basically nothing in it, i think maybe some to go beer and tee shirts, but the action is upstairs in a place they call the loft, which is the main taproom and kitchen area, a fantastic space, lots of windows letting in a ton of natural sunlight, a long bar that appeared mostly for service in the post covid era, a small kitchen in the middle of the place, and tables scattered around. the decor is cool, sort of a yard or garden art vibe, didnt feel like its been around forever, newish and comfortable, well appointed. super friendly service here, we were well taken care of the whole time, dude was cool about samples too. they had a solid list, their classics and a few crazy ones on tap, and a great selection of bottles to go, which included some of their awesome barleywines and some really ambitious other offerings. the food changes daily, or at least there is a daily special each week, smelled and looked incredible on a taco tuesday, but we ended up with just a hummus platter and were real pleased, will definitely go deeper on the food next time in. its weird how this kind of felt off the radar for a brewery thats been in the game and so noteworthy for so long, but we loved the low key vibe of the space and the people. had a tasty brown, a nice hoppy red, and loaded up on barleywine for later. big fan of what these guys do and will look forward to my next visit here! a must stop if you are in anchorage!
May 11, 2023
Rated: 4.43 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Sep 23, 2022
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

4.05/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4
In an industrial part of town that is not pretty. Midnight Sun is in a large warehouse-type building. There was outdoor seating in parking lot (probably a Covid-creation). I went upstairs and had a seat by myself at a table. Decided to go with a couple 6oz pours. They were all very good. Glad to find Berserker was on tap while I was there.
Aug 04, 2021
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Reviewed by beerthulhu from New Jersey

4.07/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
Again continuing the Alaskan trend of breweries and eating establishments that you must climb large stairwells to enter, and worse walk down after having a few. 2020 visit.

Situated in a industrial section of town I found no problem finding a parking spot near by. Located on the second floor of an industrial building I hate to be leaving after a few with the large steel stairwell. Inside a cozy wooden atmosphere, deep and plenty enough for seating. I opted for takeout for the cooler. Prices were good, I actually got a buy one get one free for Havak which was a pleasant surprise.

A knowledgeable bartender entertained me with some history after asking for any hidden M’s lying around. He pointed me towards a guy who was willing to part with for a few thousand, just a bit out of my budget. A quint and cozy environment inside, service was friendly and fast. A decent selection of beers on tap 7-8, with a good variety, again never leaning to hard on the ipa craze and willing to do styles not commonly found elsewhere.

Great quality of beer, never heard an argument against style from no one. I hear this place can get pretty packed even on a weekday. Of course when you make beers like M, that is a given. I also hear they do a lot of one offs, good rotation of beers on tap, good for people looking for something new and keep coming back. Experimental beers.

I hear the food is excellent, would of tried if not eaten earlier but will take the locals word for it. For a fan of Alaska and Alaskan beer which is impossible for me to get where I am from, this was a worth while visit and one you can’t pass up. Lots of experimental and commonly brewed beers. Arctic devil barleywine comes to mind. Just don’t indulge to much, you still must tackle that steep stairwell afterwards.
Aug 29, 2020
Rated: 3.93 by 22Blue from Kansas

Jun 23, 2019
Rated: 3.55 by emptyglassagain from Massachusetts

Jun 21, 2018
Rated: 4.38 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

May 13, 2018
Rated: 4.44 by Chief99 from California

Nov 13, 2017
Rated: 4.2 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Aug 03, 2017
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Reviewed by Radcpa from Washington

4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25
Visited Midnight Sun on a recent trip through Anchorage and found it to have almost all of the brewery's beers available in bottles and on tap. The service was excellent.
Jun 26, 2017
Rated: 4.35 by PurpleMonkey81 from Washington

Mar 29, 2017
Rated: 3.94 by JackLive1505 from Pennsylvania

Jul 29, 2016
Rated: 4.56 by TheBlueJerzzzz from Virginia

Jul 16, 2016
Rated: 4.19 by Mpontiakos from Virginia

Jul 16, 2016
Rated: 4.3 by rspauldi from Texas

Jun 03, 2016
Rated: 4.6 by eire from Alaska

Mar 25, 2016
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Reviewed by scuzfly from Nevada

3.8/5  rDev -13%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5
Seating is first come, first serve so plan to stand around for a while at 5:00 on a workday. Growler fill prices included a new growler. The bottle selection was smaller than I expected around Christmas. The gift shop on the way out has a lot of stuff for sale. Nice staff.
Dec 29, 2015
Rated: 4.44 by jcMPLS from Minnesota

Dec 24, 2015
Rated: 4.29 by Brian29 from Ohio

Dec 22, 2015
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Reviewed by Mickeyp2814 from Texas

4.98/5  rDev +14%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75
Anchorage has many great breweries. Midnight Sun is a must try. The quality of beer is far beyond what you get in the lower 48 and the staff is great too! The food selection is also good. Taco Tuesday seems to be everyone's favorite day/night to visit. Thursday's are the brewery tour which is also a must. Visit Midnight Sun and have some great beer and food. You can buy beer to go too!
Dec 10, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by jayhunter357 from Massachusetts

Oct 07, 2015
Rated: 4.53 by greenspointexas from Texas

Aug 09, 2015
Rated: 3.71 by BenGap from Alaska

Aug 01, 2015
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Reviewed by Scobu from Texas

4.64/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5
Midnight Sun is one of the if not the best breweries in Anchorage. They have a lot of beers on tap and the food is pretty good. Not your typical bar type food. Highly recommend a visit or two.
Jul 20, 2015
Rated: 4.95 by Soneast from Wisconsin

Jun 27, 2015
Rated: 4.64 by SCW from New York

Jun 02, 2015
Rated: 4.45 by MatthewD4 from Alaska

Apr 17, 2015
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Rated by april333 from Illinois

4.7/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5
Great place to drink beer with beer lovers. Grub is good too!
Mar 04, 2015
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Reviewed by FalseDmitriy from Alaska

4.2/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25
Nice little brewery in a strange spot. Honestly some of the best beer I've had, though. Innovative and a wonderful selection. Food isn't bad either. Service can be a little lacking, though, but they've also always been very busy when I came.
Feb 23, 2015
Rated: 4.45 by itracy63 from Washington

Dec 30, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by SeattleBoB76 from Washington

Dec 10, 2014
Rated: 5 by ksolekjr from Minnesota

Dec 05, 2014
Rated: 4.8 by irishevans from California

Nov 30, 2014
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Rated by Alaska1 from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
Enjoy there beers and food.
Nov 02, 2014
Rated: 4 by kingpin1010 from California

Oct 25, 2014
Rated: 4 by wrentmore from Indiana

Oct 18, 2014
Rated: 4.75 by Wando52 from Louisiana

Sep 28, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by vermilcj from Ohio

Sep 04, 2014
Rated: 3.88 by joefarid from Illinois

Aug 31, 2014
Midnight Sun Brewing Co. in Anchorage, AK
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