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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale brewed with Midnight Wheat, chocolate malt and spice.

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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jredmond (7787) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Blipp at Jamess November 2012 tasting. Aroma is sweet spice, light fruit and malt. Mouthfeel is carbonated and thin with notes of spice, light fruit, wheat, malt, eh - not terrible but pretty bland.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7544) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - Publix Supermarkets - Killearn - 12 of bottle. Pours a murky dark orange-brown with a thin off-white head that clings to the edge of the glass. Aroma is somewhat neutral with some brief chocolate and chili-like spice. Flavor is somewhat muddled, but interesting. Pick up some chocolate notes, some chipotle-like pepper spice and just a hint of bubble gum. Mouthfeel is thick enough, Better than expected.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Bottled. Poured hazy medium orange with a tall white head. The aroma picked up toasted, sweeter chocolates and earthy wheat with lightly-smoked pepper accents.. very clean pale malts as it warmed up. The flavor found pale malts and sweet cocoa at the core with dry, tangy wheat and light chilis around.. clean finish with a little peppery spice to interesting-it up a little. Light-bodied and grainy on the palate.. moderate-plus carbonation.. ok feel and flow.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7073) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Sampled form a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy caramel-brown color with a medium sized foamy beige head that lingered and left decent lacing. The aroma was tangy honey, bread, pepper and cardboard. The flavor was bitter and tart cardboard, bread and wheat. Medium length tart and bitter finish with lingering wheat and cardboard. Medium body. Blah.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Strykzone (6860) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Brown and opaque. It smells a little like chili. Not much chili flavor. It is kind of muddled. Not great.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle and served in my small Ayinger Hefe glass: Pours a brown hue with a lasting lovely beige head and very good lace. The aroma has notes of chocolate, wheat, coconut, pepper, cinnamon, and some bready esters. The taste is sort of like a dunkelweizen with carmel and chocolate malt notes along with some wheat and banana. The spice is mostly a quick hit towards the finish without much staying power. I expected more Midnight Wheat character and roast than this provided and sort of knew that the spice would be tepid. For what it is it is drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6516) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottled, dark amber color with plenty of off white foam, aroma of chocolate and chilies, flavor of chipotles, chocolates, roasted malts, decent body

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braudog (6455) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours an odd-looking, murky reddish brown color, and what little head appears almost instantly dissipates. Not much aroma. This drinks with a weird combination of flavors -- drinking almost like a soda, with a sweet cola-like essence up front. There s a musty, malty bit behind that. Its all a bit muddied to me, and doesnt come off that well. (#4827, 11/22/2012)

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (6207) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Pours cloudy wood-brown with a small, off-white head. Scent is light, toasted breadheel....wheat. Taste is malt, bread, dark caramel. Its ok....Better than most shock top offerings.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2013
Hazy medium brown color with a white head. Aroma is wheat, light toasted malt and pepper. Flavor is chocolate, wheat, light coffee and pepper. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.


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