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November 30, 2009

Midnight Sun drinks Midnight Sun

midnight sun porterI have tasted the Midnight Sun, and it is good.

Delicious, even.

Last week, Midnight Sunner Alexander D. Mitchell IV told me Max's had a cask of a dark, mysterious porter known as Midnight Sun.

Who could resist the call of the Midnight Sun? I couldn't.

Midnight Sun porter (5.6% apv) is made by Williams Brothers Brewing Company in Scotland.

A pint of the stuff ($6), served at the appropriate temperature (not super freezing cold), proved mild, with faint chocolate notes. In short, it was a quaint, tasty quaff. Nothing mind-blowing, but good.

I called Max's today, and they've still got the stuff on tap. I highly advise you to drink it -- before I do.

(Photo courtesy of the brewery)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:15 PM | | Comments (1)
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About Erik Maza
Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

Midnight Sun covers Baltimore music, live entertainment, and nightlife news. On the blog, you'll find, among other things, concert announcements, breaking news, bars closings and openings, up-to-date coverage of crime in nightlife, new music, round-the-clock coverage of Virgin Mobile FreeFest, handy guides on bars staying open past 2 a.m. on New Year's Eve and those that carry Natty Boh on draft. Recurring features include seven-day nightlife guides, Concert News, guest reviews of bars and concerts, Wednesday Corkboard, and photo galleries, as well as reader-submitted photos. Thanks for reading.

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