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RATINGS: 529   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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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!


jimmie65's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Reddish-brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt with spice, pine and citrus. Very hoppy. Flavor is roasted malt with pine and grapefruit and a tiny touch of chocolate. Sharp finish.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5966) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 6, 2016
12oz bottle pours out dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is pine citrus hops some light roast malts and a little chocolate. Taste is more of the pine citrus hop combo along with the roast malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a deep dark orangish amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some caramel malty tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (889) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle from mixed sampler....pours black with khaki head...decent lacing...nose is minimal with a little malt...mouth has nice hop and malt balance...sweet more than bitter...pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (435) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2016
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours black with tan froth head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, roasted grains and cereal. Taste of same with some caramel, raisin, earth, burnt toast. Good on a cold winter’s day.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryrpat (326) - Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Nice mellow and smooth ale for the winter season. Nothing too special but another solid option from new Belgium ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aggiebob (763) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle: Poured into a shaker, it was black with two fingers of a frothy tan head and lacing. The aroma is roasted malts and pine needles. The flavor had some caramel malt to it. The taste was slightly bitter with a somewhat dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1949) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2015
"12oz bottle poured into a Shaker at 40°. Color is a deep brown near black with good carbonation and a rocky light tan head. Aroma is a bright fresh hop scent. It has a medium body and smooth mouth feel. Flavor is very lightly roasted malt backed by nice hop spice and flavor that gives just a hint of citrus and a mild bitterness. In the after taste the hop flavor stands out and somehow it finishes with a faint sweetness. Overall I like it, the hops are very well balanced and lean on the side of flavor rather than bitterness. I was expecting more roasted flavor from a Black IPA but this is really good the way it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rustbucket0873 (372) - Krikville, New York, USA - DEC 11, 2015
Pours almost black with tan head. Nice lacing The aroma is toffee, roasty, pine, citus. The flavor is pine, and caramel up front with coffee roasty in the middle finished with burnt coffee much like French roast. Overall good balance and very drinkable

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dorkenstein (424) - - DEC 4, 2015
Aromas of piney hops and a kind of cola. Taste mostly from the malts: sweet bread, toffee, caramel. There is some pine in the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2015
Wow does midnight wheat know how to smooth a palate out and give a light creamy feel to it! Great aroma of pine, citrus, grapefruit, roasted malts, light cocoa and a hint of chocolate... Same taste with an exceptionally smooth finish and bitterness. Complex yet simple, smooth and enjoyable.


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