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Midnight Sun Brewing Company
Excellent based on 29 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

8111 Dimond Hook Dr
Anchorage, Alaska United States 99518 [ print map ]
907 344 1179

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Hours: Daily 12 noon to 8 pm; Tours Thursdays 6 pm


Mayor: AmEricanbrew (6) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: around 6+


Midnight Sun Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Midnight Sun Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Midnight Sun Son Of Berserker 93, Midnight Sun 2010 Pop Ten: Barfly 100, Midnight Sun Modern Romance 88, Midnight Sun 2007 Deadly Sins: Envy 71, Midnight Sun 2008 Planet Beers: Mercury 87, Midnight Sun 2007 Deadly Sins: Wrath 99, Midnight Sun 2014 Alaskana Series: Hibernator , Midnight Sun BonFire Winter Warmer 62, Midnight Sun Second Hand Smoke 93, Midnight Sun Pleasure Town IPA 88, Midnight Sun Keep on Humpiní , Midnight Sun Trickster 81, Midnight Sun Unite , Midnight Sun 9TEEN , Midnight Sun T.R.E.A.T. Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter 99, Midnight Sun 2008 Planet Beers: Earth 96, Midnight Sun 2009 Crew Brews: Fahrwasser 73, Midnight Sun Berserker 100, Midnight Sun 3000 95, Midnight Sun Sun of a Beak 87
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29 reviews for Midnight Sun Brewing Company
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  86%
 Selection  85%
 Food  80%
 Value  77%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  94%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Phischy  (57) California | August 2, 2010
Crazy selection of their beers. Since I canít get them all the time I was surprised to see Gluttony still available, and it tasted fresh! Not sure if theyíre re-brewing some of their older beers. Had the brewerís platter w/ meat. Very tasty and quite a bit of food, good to share for 2. They limit total pours to 36 oz so my buddy and I split up as many tasters as we could to cover most of what they had on tap. I pretty much enjoyed most of their beer, which is a very rare treat. MSBC is the real deal and I hope they do very well in the future. Esp with expanded distrobution down to San Diego.
96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
icefisher138  (1) ANCHORAGE, Alaska | February 1, 2012
midnight sun is a local favorite and great for visitors as well, they carry a wide selection of beer on tap, 22 ounce bottles that are no longer availiable on tap, they fill growlers, and recently started canning their Sockeye Red IPA. they dont have a ton of room but it is nice to sit outside on a sunny day with a few friends. they have really decent food as well, they make the second best carne asada tacos in town the best pretzels with beer mustard, and a great hot beef sandwich (just 3 of many choices on the menu). it gets very busy on friday and saturday but nothing out of control, if you dont mind to stand and drink until a seat is freed up. the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, they are true beer lovers as well and will tell exactly what they think of a specific beer. overall it is a great place to go and a place i try to get to at least once a week(it does help that i work within walking distance).
92
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
JRBowie  (4) Atascosa, Texas | March 10, 2007
Great little Brewery parking is a little tight but worth it.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
BrewDad  (432) Olympia, Washington | March 15, 2012
Totally awesome place a must see and drink. The beers are off the hook perfect. The food is very good and this place can and will get crowded in the evenings. Thursday are Firkin days go at 5pm to see the fool tap the cask and get sprayed.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
TomDecapolis  (69) Milton, Delaware | July 9, 2007
Stopped here on a Saturday afternoon before leaving Anchorage AK. Basically a garage in an old warehouse in Anchorage, AK. The kid pouring the beers was great. I was there for hours just chatting with him about beer, Anchorage and Midnight Sun. They donít do tours on Saturdays but when it slowed down he took me for a walk through

They only bottle and sell growlers here. The hours are limited so make sure you check their website. While I was visiting the owner and one of the brewers Ben Johnson stopped in. They chatted with me for a while and even helped me pack up a box of beer I purchased. Ben made sure the stuff was packed well and even send me on my way with a few bottles they didnít have out in the coolers for sale. Thanks for a great visit!

90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog  (701) Hampton, Virginia | July 17, 2005
Best beer in Alaska, period. Friendly crew at the brewery. Try and stop on a Friday if you want the "tour", but whatever happens, buy their beer!
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
bvc  (101) Kenmore, Washington | January 18, 2010
Stopped in a couple of times over GABBF weekend. First stop was Friday afternoon. Not far off the highway and located in a very industrial area. The building stands out though, not only because of the logo on the garage door, but it is clearly the newest structure in the area. Enter on the lower level at the opposite end from the brewery where they have a few tap options and a glass front tall cooler loaded with bottles. I imagine they use this area on the weekends or something, but it wasnít open so we headed up stairs to the loft. Nice clean minimal, metal and concrete industrial feel to it. Small little kitchen in the middle that just opened that week, with plenty of seating and the bar located on the opposite wall. We got lucky and they pulled many of the regular releases to have such things on as Sloth, Oaked Monkís Mistress on Nitro and Good MoJo. Bar is flanked on the ends with merchandise on one end and a cooler lager than the one down stairs with all the bottle offerings including some in larger format. They do offer a discount on a case of bottles. Draft options had 2-3 size offerings and service was fantastic. They do also have some nice large windows that just past the industrial neighboring lots, offer great views of the mountains. We didnít have food either day, but they do offer fresh soups, some sandwiches and quite a bit of sharing/snack food. Only wished we would have made it in earlier on Thursday for the tour. Great facility and a must stop.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79  (51) Bountiful, Utah | January 26, 2013
We made two stops here while we were visiting Alaska. Both times the staff was super friendly and helpful. A small little dinning area above what I am assuming is the brewery. A great menu and a large selection of their beers on draft. This is a little out of the way but worth the drive.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
savnac  (285) Anchorage, Alaska | July 31, 2008| Updated July 6, 2012
Update for the new facility. WOW, what an upgrade. Located in an industrial area that can be hard to find the first time. Ambiance is industrial with a sleek, modern, clean look with lots of concrete, brick and steel. Great service, they keep 2-3 people pouring during peak hours. Selection is great, up to 16 beers on tap, 4 sodas and a cooler full of 22oz bombers of core and seasonal beers. You can also get kegs and growlers filled although some of the special beers on tap are "buy the glass only". Value is good. Overall this is a great place. You are limited to 36oz per person to consume on site because of some dumb city or state law.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
bleeng  (139) Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas | September 1, 2013
Located in an off-beat industrial area. Nice tasting room/restaurant upstairs with some outdoor seating. Great service and the locals are happy to sit and have beers with you. About 16 beers on tap and plenty bottles to take out (along with growlers). A must stop when in Anchorage.

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