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RATINGS: 529   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
With three feet of powder closing the roads, a brewery is not a bad place to get snowed in. Given the unanticipated hall pass of a snow day, our brewers decided to experiment. Hmm…what about this dark caramel roasted Midnight Wheat braced with a serious load of Styrian Goldings, Centennial and Cascade hops? Shovel it in. What a deliciously unexpected way to spend a SNOW DAY!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4603) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
(Backlog) Brownish, dark color, light tan head. The smell is hops, fruits, pine, citrus, and roast. The taste is roasty, pine, citrus, pine, cocoa, and some bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (3444) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. Found this lost in the backlog; enjoyed 2/16/13. Dark brown pour with a modest beige head. Roasty nose, cocoa, and piney. The citrus and floral hops come through as dominant in the flavor, but still a fair amount of roast/toasted malt. Light cocoa. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrettTaylor (738) - Radford, Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Found this in the cellar today - best by date was 12 Apr 2012! Poured from bottle to glass - thick 4 finger head that was light tan in color setting on top of a dark, with hints of red, liquid. Hops are apparent, especially the Goldings, and an undertone of wheat/bread. Tastes like a mix between a pale ale and a porter, but with hints of wheat underneath. Still very pleasant to drink, even though well past it’s best by date!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Best by: 23FEB12 A: black with a finger off toasted cream head which falls quickly to a sheet of the same. sheet lace. S: Spicy hops and toasted malts. Smells like an ABA. Some hints of burnt raisins. Me like. T: Sharply bitter with a spicy tone over a nice toasted, dark malt profile. Good stuff. M: medium bodied with slightly hi carb and a little to wet for my preference in this one. O: This is the first beer in quite some time I’ve purchased and consumed over and over. I like it. Serving type: bottle 11-16-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gschrade (1040) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Taste Carmel, chocolate, sweet. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (792) - Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2013
It’s like a brown ipa. Dark brown color with hints of red. Tall tan head that lingers and sticks to the glass. Aroma is sweet,cocoa and hops. A great mix of hops and malts that will not let you down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - NOV 10, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2013 Bottle: looks completely black upon pouring, but holding to the light reveals some deep ruby highlights. Beige-ish head with great retention, leaving a huge web of lacing all around. Aroma includes heavy cocoa & chocolate, a bit of roasted malt, & a wet, dripping dank note from the hops. Kind of herbal & maybe slightly citric, too. Taste starts off with some stale cocoa malt & a touch of ashiness with a floral, slightly dank & oily hop presence over top. Slight green, earthy, & onion-y notes hidden. Mildly bitter finish with a faint staleness about it. Citric bit grows with warmth but is still balanced by roasted, chocolate malts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2013
From Beerilicious iphone app: caramel and roast. not a huge fan of it. I would skip in the future

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2013
December 2011. From bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aromas of dark roasted malt, citrus, caramel. Good balance. Bitter hops on the finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
I'm not a fan of black ipa's but this is. Very drinkable beer. Pours a dark brown. Citrus on the nose. Good beer.

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