Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Porter
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Midnight Sun is a black porter style beer, created from a blend of malted barley, oats, roasted barley and chocolate malt, balanced with a generous handful of hops and a wee bit of fresh root ginger. We really like it and hope you do too!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11960) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 3, 2010
Bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is dry, heather, coffee, roasted, malt. Flavour is dry, roasted malt, coffee, heather, hop, smoked, ginger, spices , salt. Medium to full body. Nice extreme beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonas (6019) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 1, 2010
Bottle. Red blackness, golden lacing cream. Chocolate, heather and honey in the aroma. Bold roasted coffee entry, honey, salt, heather/herbs, dark dry chocolate on the palate. Well balaced, sparkly mouthfeel. Satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14774) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2010
Bottle, at Cardinal. It’s a dark brown beer with a reddish touch. A small beige head sits on top. The nose is tar-ish with something ginger-like, a little peat, and overall quite roasted. Dry, almost thin in the mouth, salty, tar-like flavor with roastyness and some peat and ginger. Roasted finish. A quite nice one, revealing itself one layer at the time. 091106

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4040) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2010
Bottle from Global Wines, Bearwood. Cocoa powder aroma. Slippery mouthfeel, which compliments the light, burnt-toast flavouring, which retreats to leave only a momentary afterflavour. Well balanced in the gob, with sweet and roast intermingling nicely. Not big, but very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 10, 2010
Botella, thanks señor Plovmand. Bllack colour, medium well lasting brown head. Pleasant aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and some coffee Good mouthfeel. Roasted malt and chocolate in the flavour with coffee and some liquorice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
Bottle shared by plovmand much appreciated! Pours pitch black with a dense light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, spices, ginger, coffee and malt. Flavour is English liquorice, roasted malt, ginger and a little coffee with a weak bitter note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11071) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
pitch dark smooth light brown head. roasted grains dominate the aroma, also faint licorice. flavor is rosated grains, licorice, nuts. ends nicely nutty bitter and lots of roasted grains. ending also have fain roasted licorice. For a 5.5% beer, this one is insanely flavorfull.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6810) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
Bottle. Black body with a medium tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, coffee, light chocolate and light hops. The flavour is caramel, roast, light coffee and some chocolate. Nice roasty coffee like finish. Would love to try the cask version.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaxiDriver (1487) - Stadland, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2010
Bottle. The aroma is very malty, some chocolate and some soap, also some coffee. The head is rather small, creamy and beige with a normal duration. The body is black. The taste is nice bitter, coffee and malt, also some liquorice. The body is very creamy, medium strong with a soft carbonation. A good Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9163) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2009
Bottle: Literally black, small beige layer; solid dry bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied; distinctive - quite dry - roast-malty and fruity (blackcurrant) nose; dry roast-malty and fruity-spicy (label says: ginger) finish, followed by a lingering bitter (malty and hoppy) aftertaste. Good, spicy Porter, but the ginger-root is not really necessary......

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