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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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"Small" Stout. This is "Son of Berserker" - second runnings, usually called "small beer", of Berserker Imperial Stout. 6.9% ABV.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5523) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 1, 2009
The MS brewery had this on tap a couple months back in December and January. It was the second runnings of 2008 Berserker and then some...Pours black with a light brown head. Good roasty malt aroma with chocolate and molasses. Medium body with the MS house chewy yeastiness. Rich, roasty flavors at first with dry blackened malts, then a milky semi sweet chocolate taste to finish. Another great stout from these guys.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - APR 1, 2012
Dark black in color, clear with a thin head. Huge dark roast malt and light hops aroma. Nice flavor and smooth taste. This comes in at a light 8% but it is terrific. Being a second run this was a very tasty warm brew,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (4440) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Growler to oversized snifter (thanks mikem409). Looks good; pitch black with thin white lacing. Smells good too; roasty and molasses. Tastes solid; much like it smells, but a bit thin. Average on the palate. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - JAN 28, 2013
On tap at the brewery
Appearance: Clear dark brown with a small tan head and some lacing
Aroma: Oak, vanilla and toasted malts
Taste: Roasted malts, vanilla, oak and chocolate
Nice but thin at times.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3449) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Draft: poured a black with thin tan head. Sweet caramel and coffee. Taste was roasted chalky malts with light coffee, dark chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3340) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2013
On tap at the source... Pours a silky solid stout black hue, pretty thorough throughout and topped with a creamy khaki head... Light roast and cocoa aroma, slight tints of yeastiness. Black licorice. Pretty straightforward ... Milky, smooth chocolate and mild roast flavors upfront. Light bitterness in the backend. Touch of chalk and light smoke coming through late and through the finish. A touch of darken fruitiness also surfaces.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TimE (2977) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 20, 2013
Pitch black color, dark brown color. Tons of bourbon, molasses, maple syrup. The mouth is very full, sweet, rich maple, molasses, truffles, bourbon, tounge numbing, dark fruit in te mouth. Really warming finish, with lingering truffles, molasses and maple finish. Big beer, very complex.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 26, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2009 On tap @ the brewery. This is the second running from the new 2009 Berserker that should be coming out soon (itís on oak right now Apr09). From what the guy at the brewery said the new 2009 Berserker is 14% abv. Aroma is sweet roasted malt with chocolate, caramel. Deep brown with a small tan head. The flavor is sweet with just a slight bitterness. Velvety smooth, with a perfectly mild carbonation. Anywhere else this would be a supreme Imperial Stout, but for the excellent brewers at MS this is just a second running of what should turn out to be an epic Berserker Imperial Stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2158) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Had on draft at the brewery. Slight sour, chocolate, fruity, apple,woody. I did not find this to be as enjoyable as the rest of the offerings at Midnight Sun.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1757) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2012
6oz pour at the brewpub. Poured a dark black with a small sized tan head. Aromas of chocolates and roasted malts. Tastes of chocolates, roasted malts and light coffee. A bit light and had Oily body.


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