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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Midnight Brett is chocolate brown in color, brewed with 2-Row, Midnight wheat, raw wheat and rye malt. It was hopped with a blend of Perle, Glacier and Simcoe hops. The beer was fermented with our house strain of Brettanomyces in stainless tanks. The finished beer has the aroma and flavor of fresh berries, sour cherries and a slight roasted character. The finish is pleasantly tart and fruity making this beer very drinkable.


HonusWagner's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1978) - Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2013
A little malty, a bit fruity, slight amount of brett b funk but not too much. High carb. Solid, not spectacular.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (3004) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2016
July 23, 2015. On tap at Allagash.
Dark brown with a small dirty head. Aroma is fruity, cherries, bubbelgum, dark sugars, Taste is medium sweet with toffee and ripe dark berries, soft tart cherries, slightly dry oak notes, a good amount of bubblegum. Slightly dry finish with a light sweet toffee and berry notes. Medium bodied, slightly creamy, soft carbonation. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is orange zest, coriander, notes of sweet peaches, grain, sweet malty, some grape, honey, almond, orange and spice notes. Taste is light sweet fruity with orange, peach, light bitter with some dry spicy notes of coriander and white pepper, refreshing, light bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bg80 (84) - California, USA - MAR 2, 2016
2013 bottle taste. Dark vinous, chocolate, wood flavors. Tart but primarily funky at this point. Kind of like a dark sour Abbey beer aged in wine barrels. Not my favorite, but not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (10587) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle - Vintage 2014 - Lots of tart dark berry notes. Deep brown with a light brown head. Blueberry and vanilla, with some nice tart dark berry notes. Wonderful berry notes and a nice balanced tartness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz (3671) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Poured deep brown, slight head. Aroma was tart, hints of cherries, bit of barnyard funk. Flavor was at first bracingly tart, cherry and stone fruit, slight chocolate. As it warmed, the sour notes died back, the funk came up some, as well as some chocolate malt notes to complement the dark fruits. Ultimately complex and deeply satisfying. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cargo150 (1289) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 18, 2015
Une couleur brune foncee avec une mousse beige assez resistante. En bouche c’est assez complexes on va dans les notes chocolater et de torrefaction, un peu de caramel et on va dans les notes de pommes vertes, peches, cerises. Tout cela sur une note d’aciditer. Ceci est une biere bien complexe mais qui manque une touche eclatante.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs (5297) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 15, 2015
On tap at the Trappist. It pours a very dark brown color with an off white head. The aroma is lightly funky with cherry pie, some tobacco and a hint of treacle. The flavor has more cherry funk, ash, tobacco and leather. Mild dirty astringency and pie filling in the finish. Really tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (16562) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
Draught at Stone Liberty Station, San Dieo. "Sour Saturday" during SDBW 2015. Dark brown beer with a decent beige head. Sourish chocolate aroma, caramel, raisins, grapefruit, licorice notes. Sourish chocolate flavor, grapes, grapefruit, raisins, licorice. I struggle a bit with chocolate in a sour like this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (5886) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle at Todd’s. Cherry and oak. Sticky nose. Some sweet and brett. Really nice overall.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2015
375ml bottle pours a dark brown with an off white head. tart dark cherry oak and leather taste

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lectvay (191) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 29, 2015
A rich brown color, generous head. Great aroma pops out, tart and fruity and funky. Moderately sweet and bitter. Brett gives this a nice bite.


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