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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18351) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2013
Draft @ Toronado, San Francisco, CA. Pours a black color with a longlasting off-white head. Has roasted malty spicy weak hoppy aroma. Roasted malty spicy yeasty hoppy flavor. Has a roasted malty spicy yeasty caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15750) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
Draught at Mckay’s Taphouse, Bellingham
Dark brown color, with creamy head. It has some caramel aroma. Mild caramel flavor, balanced with the correct bitterness, a touch of resiny hops, but a regular beer overall.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14431) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 8, 2011
Bottle. Very dark maroon color, large beige head, solid lacing. Aroma of fresh pine! Taste is burnt hops, grass, subtle burnt espresso. Very nice, and easy to drink. Great example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13135) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 4, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown. Very thin head. Fresh cascadey nose with a mellow chocolatey dark malt character. Similar flavour - light chocolatey malts and fresh cascades. Simple, but effective, like a Black APA I guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12072) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2012 (12oz bottle) Pours a dark burgundy, brown body with a medium tan head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, graham cracker, minerals, and roasted malt. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, citrus, caramel, nuts, minerals, and grass with a dry, moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11905) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours really dark ruddy brown with a creamy beige head. Aromas of roast caramel and mixed hop. Near med body. Flavor is dark roast caramel with touches of evergreen/resin. It’s pleasant, and the flavor is different from many winter ales. Now for the Imperial version!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11862) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2011
12oz bottle. Large beige head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine/grapefruit, caramel, light roast. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, caramel, raisin, some roast, bittersweet chocolate. Medium body, some resin, light effervescence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11465) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Bottle. Poured clear black with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted earthy hop, toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a dry slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good complex beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11315) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2012
on tap-lt brown-black. A-pine, roasty med/dk malt. T-roasty/molasses/some burnt-dk malt, pine hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012

Date: January 10, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: black, creamy beige head, heavy lace
Aroma: sweet citrus aroma, light roasted malt
Flavor: rich roasted malt flavor, lots of citrus hops, hint of bitter dark chocolate
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

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