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Steven Sour - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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76
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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 15.94%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SpasmWaiter on 10-27-2013)
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

03-15-2014 21:00:10 | More by mletten
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

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BoldRulerVT

Vermont

3.35/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 22oz. bottle into a willi becher.
Poured a clear, light amber, minimal head.
Smell was tangy, some sweetness.
Tasted lightly sour with some sweetness that I initially thought was apple, a slight sour apple.
Turns out it was passionftuit used in the brew.
Mouthfeel was slightly sticky and sour was lessened as my palate acclimated to it.
Overall I enjoyed it but wasn't overlly wowed. Wish it was more sour.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 17:40:26 | More by BoldRulerVT
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Michigan

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New York

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North Carolina

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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Split with Goblinmunkey7

Consumed 12/11/13

Appearance: Medium orange with a ton of gold - mostly hazy, with some clarity around the edges - pours with a small, white head, keeps a few wisps of a cap, leaves a few spots of lacing

Smell: Very, very strange, but that was to be expected - big, ripe passion fruit aroma - light sourness in the background, but I'm not necessarily sure I would have picked up on it if I weren't looking for it - some citrus, with some orange and ruby red grapefruit - some pale malts in the back

Taste: Yes, it's weird - some mild sourness and some mild funk - funky weirdness that kind of reminds me of vegetable broth (reminiscent of some Berliner Weissbiers) - some citrus, with a touch of orange and a touch of grapefruit peel - kind of like an old IPA, but not oxidized - finishes pretty clean

Mouthfeel: Light body, nicely carbonated, pretty clean

Overall: Lacking in both Sour and Steven

I really like the idea of a hoppy sour (or at least a dry-hopped sour). This is mildly hoppy and mildly sour, with some yeasty weirdness and some vegetable broth. Interesting, I suppose.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2013 22:12:29 | More by angrybabboon
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

2.48/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to angrybabbon for sharing the bottle.

Appearance: Slightly hazed dark goldish orange. Head is bright-white and drops to a tiny collar in short order. Some decent lacing.

Smell: Fruity dank pine weed. Some juicy tropical fruit. A touch of mango and grapefruit. Pale malts add a touch of toasted sweetness. Slightly bready. Pith and gummi bears. Light, slightly earthy push of yeast on the back. Mellow overall.

Taste: Old pine needles and stale grapefruit rind. Pithy bitterness with some backing citric tartness. Mildly sour, but more like dirty old fruit, or past its prime orange juice. Mildly earthy with a hint of fruit running through the back. The weird fusion of peach and tropical peach/pineapple that I know as passion fruit. Lightly tart and moderately bitter. A touch opf pale bready malt. Carries that distinct Magic Hat yeast. Warming somehow mutes everything except a faint tart edge and mild spoiled fruit.

Mouthfeel: Mediumish body with a moderate carbonation. Clean and slightly crisp. A touch dry on the finish.

Overall: You do your name a disservice sir.

An almost there beer. The "sour" IPA is something special when done right (Le Terroir), but this just carries Magic Hat blandness. There's potential.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2013 22:08:06 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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Steven Sour from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.