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Midnight Sun Mayhem

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Chaotic yet hypnotic, Mayhem is a deliberate Double IPA, brewed and conditioned with a special Belgian yeast that contributes complexity and spice. Abundant American hops offer grapefruit, pine, must and mint, which play off the fullness and sweetness of pale malts then provide a biting yet enticing finish.

Mayhem Double IPA accents the complex spice combinations found in Thai, Indian, Cajun, Morrocan, Mexican and Southwest American cuisines as well as BBQ marinades, dry rubs and sauces.

Mayhem creates Mayhem.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2011
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a huge off-white head. Aroma is peachy, grapefruity and citrusy. Peachy, citrusy and slight grapefruity. Dry peachy and grapefruity hoppy into the finish. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2011
Bottled. A hazy dark golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of lemons, hops, and straw, as well as lighter notes of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, lemons, and hay, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of citrus, hops, grass and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, rgass, grape fruits and pine needles with notes of spices. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Myrup. Pours a cloudy yellow with an off-white lacing head. Citrusy and yeasty nose. Medium body, fruity and citrusy with a very dry and astringent finish. Quite some yeast in the finish. 130211

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Bomber. Clear deep golden color, massive thick white head. I can smell the hops from across the room! Tons of citrus and bright pine. Taste is very bitter resin, dry finish. Too bitter for my taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 15, 2010
A: The pour is a standard orangish-amber color with a finger’s worth of white head. S: A very herbaceous and almost woody nose. Certainly quite pungent but seems to be lacking the typical hop aromas and a strong note of rosemary overwhelms everything else. T: The strong herbal note that was present in the nose does not translate to the flavor (perhaps thankfully). The hops provide a very sharp and nearly harsh bitterness. Some oranges and a bit of fruity esters to try to balance things out. M: Medium bodied with a moderate carbonation and a bitterness that really sticks around. D: Overall, I much preferred Wrath to this, although it was a bit past its prime. The bitterness was a bit too sharp for me and the nose I did not find all that appealing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear golden - white head. High bitterness, high hoppy, fruity, zesty, light flowery, toasted, citrus, orange, cactus, light phenols, candy notes, light spicy notes, coriander, caramel. Nice,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2010
Bottle thanks to Secret Santa. Pours cloudy apricot. Nose and taste of citrus, peach skin, lemon rind, papaya and Indian spices. Dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (14644) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2011
22 oz. bottle, pours slightly hazy golden with a medium white head. Aroma is huge on Belgian spices, orange rind and citrusy hops - wonderful mix. Flavour begins with orange rind, coriander and other spices, yeast, and finishes with spicy hops, and a sort of minty finish. Unique and most excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14161) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Bomber from Perrys Liquor in Livermore, CA. Pours hazy orange gold with a 4 finger foamy off-white head. Aromas of citrus and malt and Belgian yeast/spice. Body is creamy full with creamy carbonation. Flavor is lightly funky/spicy with enough hop to go way bitter. It has everything - grapefruit/resin/spice/caramel. The malt seems very unroasted. On a blind test I’d say Belgian Strong Ale. Very interesting. Extremely good.

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