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Midnight Sun Espresso Stout | Yukon Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
122 Ratings
Midnight Sun Espresso StoutMidnight Sun Espresso Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yukon Brewing Company
Yukon, Canada
yukonbeer.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Espresso coffee beans from Midnight Sun Coffee Roasters are blended with eight different malts to create an amazing symphony of flavours.

Added by lipschitz on 04-12-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,718
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
122
pDev:
14.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 122 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a nonic. The appearance was a pure black color with a creamy to slight tan one finger head. Messy lacing stuck and then slid after a decent amount of warming. The smell had a large amount of espresso, roasty and bitter. A light sweet milk chocolate balances nicely. The taste was balanced between the roasty, the sweet and the bitter. Everything just seemed right with the flavor. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with even a slight sessionability about it. A nice roasted espresso coffee bean rolled across my tongue. Overall, a really nice espresso stout.

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Photo of ILOVEHAM
2.25/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Lucaskowalik
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L- Jet black with mocha colored head
S- Mostly espresso and cocoa with hints of toffee
T- Primarily espresso (almost too much) with some vanilla and cocoa
F- Full body with a dry hoppy finish and a comforting alcohol warmness
O- I really like stout's and espresso so this beer is right up my alley but i feel like it is too much espresso which gives the beer a lack of depth. It could be improved with a more complex flavor although i still quite enjoy it currently.

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Photo of MatthewD4
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DucksFan16
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Undated bottle, consumed 07/08/2016

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Photo of Tivlavrie
4.17/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beer-fan-1
4.13/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Great taste and not heavy. Good look but minimal head. Definitely dark with coffee initial and aftertaste. Does not linger. Word of advice - I drank most at lunch before eating. Hot dog with onions. DO NOT drink if having raw onion. Kills and leaves bad initial taste. Aftertaste still there but quickly overpowered by the onion.

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Photo of Mousel
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of matthaus_2000
3.44/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

6 pack for $12.50 at Calgary Co-op, Poured into a Guinness glass...

Look: Jet Black. Some foam. No lace.

Smell: Espresso

Taste: Espresso. Strong. Bitter. Subtle towards to end.

Feel. Medium-bodied, doesn't have the creamy feel of other popular stout. Refreshing. Not a hint of chemical.

Overall: It is not as refined as those from Deschutes and Dieu du Ciel. But It is a very honest beer. You want an espresso? Have an espresso. The name even tells you this is a straight forward espresso. 6 pack for $12.50 keeps me coming back.

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Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of likeablepaper
4.17/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
2.76/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a black color with a one finger white foamy to fizzy head. It dissipated immediately. There wasn't any lacing.
The smell had some espresso, light roasty cocoa beans and a tad of sweet vanilla.
The taste was mildly roasty and sweet running through the previously mentioned flavors. Lingerring sweet to roasty aftertaste. Mild sweet finish.
The mouthfeel was semi-roasty with subtle notes of sticky sweetness clinging to my tongue. It sat about a light to medium in body as I was hoping for a bit more oomph, yes, it's a tad thin for a stout.
Overall, this twist off bottle tells me that this really isn't anything special to seek out again. Nice to try.

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Photo of Howlader
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LampertLand
4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of papat444
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Flashback #323

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Photo of Bunman3
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a beer that starts strong, but finishes subtle. The espresso and chocolate dance all around your senses to begin with. Eventually, however, this goes down like a strong coffee should - you're not sure if you need it, but somehow, you REALLY want it.

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Photo of NorthernSails
2.08/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I'm not big on coffee tasting beer.

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Photo of Sathanas
3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of groleau
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Corson
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IanSpindler
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ramjet62
2.65/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

My first stout kind of tastes like molasses

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Photo of Idrankthat
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mlkluther
4/5  rDev +5%

Great beer - very strong rich flavours.

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Photo of Exeter
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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Midnight Sun Espresso Stout from Yukon Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 122 ratings
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