Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Reviews by Brad007:
2.79/5 rDev -15.5%
I was surprised to see this on shelves. I haven't been keeping up with Magic Hat.
Pours a nice reddish-gold with a frothy head into my glass.
A good balance of citrus, especially grapefruit in the nose. There's also a grainy texture to the malt.
Lots of conflicting tastes upfront. First of all, you have citrusy, grassy hops competing fiercely against the buttery, grainy malt bill. The result is a jumbled mess in the mouth.
This carries over to the mouthfeel as well. It's just not very pleasant. The high level of carbonation makes it almost unbearable.
I'm not sure how Magic Hat let such a weak, miserable example of this style out of their tanks. I have had several other examples that kick the ass of this pathetic shit, such as Brewmaster Mike's Citra Mantra (represent!).
03-06-2014 15:22:35 | More by Brad007
More User Reviews:
3.1/5 rDev -6.1%
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
Appearance: Amber color with a thicker white head that lingered. Lots of carbonation. Medium lacing on the glass.
Smell: Hops and citrus, maybe some pine notes in the background.
Mouthfeel/Taste: A little rought medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops with a subtle sweet citrus on the after taste.
Overall: Not bad. I would have this one again.
06-01-2014 15:40:46 | More by Cavanaghty
3.36/5 rDev +1.8%
Straw yellow colored with fine bubbles rising up to a white tightly bubbled head that recedes quickly. Aroma of creamed corn and cotton candy, floral notes. Flavors of honey malt, peppery spiciness, some burnt rubber offering sharp bitterness. Hops are subtle, somewhat floral and spicy. Mouthfeel is a bit slick, but finishes tingly. Overall an okay beer.
06-09-2014 00:27:41 | More by far333
3.86/5 rDev +17%
12 oz bottle served ina pint glass.
Look great in the glass with excellent clarity, plenty of visible carbonation and a large, creamy bone-colored head. The head is exceptionally durable.
Aroma: fruity (citrus) APA with a solid malt base. Approaches 4.
Flavor: followas aroma. Great balance. Mildly bitter.
Feel: excellent - lively but soft. Medium body. Smooth.
O: an exceptional version of this style.
06-27-2014 02:16:11 | More by chinchill
3.71/5 rDev +12.4%
Tried in the middle of the day after mowing the lawn. Very refreshing for a lager style beer. Good smell and slight carbonation with a flat mouthfeel if thats possible. Slight nutty taste. Smells of a cross between IPA and dark lager
Purchased at Eskimo Hutt Lubbock
07-20-2014 04:48:27 | More by wsr602
3.18/5 rDev -3.6%
Appearance - Pours a somewhat hazy amber orange with an of-white finger head. Dissipates rather quickly, leaving a broken layer of surface suds. Lacing is small and spotty with little stick.
Smell - Smells of grain and bready malts, with hints of caramel and citrus.
Taste - Mostly malt character with notes of caramel and touches of grain. Hops are tame considering the style, but come through with some citrus flavor. Slight pith and stale bread in the finish.
Mouthfeel - Medium in body with fair to lively carbonation. Goes down easy enough.
Overall - If I deciphered the code right, this was bottled on March 18th, so probably not too old to kill the hops, this is just a very average IPL that shows more malt than hop. It will be quickly forgotten.
06-22-2014 23:58:25 | More by TheSixthRing
Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.