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Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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Ratings: 719
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.46%
Wants: 10
Gots: 198 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: JAHMUR on 01-28-2014

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Ratings: 719 | Reviews: 82
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4.75/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of smm0589
4.75/5  rDev +43.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle to pint

Rich gold color and moderate head.

Aroma is of pronounced hops, a touch on the Pacific-Northwest grapefruity side. Not overpowering but very promising.

A pronounced hop bite at first sip that disappears remarkably quickly. No bitterness lingers. Smooth, sweet maltiness in the finish cleans the palate and makes me want to keep sipping.

Overall great beer and glad it'll be year-round!

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4.72/5  rDev +42.2%

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4.68/5  rDev +41%

Photo of jedifoot
4.6/5  rDev +38.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A very well rounded and drinkable pale lager.

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4.52/5  rDev +36.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +35.5%

Photo of BlackDog
4.29/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Dream Machine pours a perfectly clear, medium gold with a finger-and-a-half thick, fluffy white head. Lacing is top notch, and as I sit here typing this, the head is still a finger thick, over ten minutes after pouring it.

Healthy carbonation helps bring the aroma out. Amarillo and Sterling dry hops add a bright, citrusy aroma with a touch of spice on top of pale malts.

The body is more pronounced in the taste. A slight sweetness hits the tongue first, followed by the citrus hop notes. It finishes with a nice spicy hop finish and aftertaste. Overall, surprisingly smooth and well-balanced for a 50 IBU beer.

The mouthfeel is pretty good as well. It's a bit thin as the beer warms, but overall, a medium-light body with a healthy carbonation makes for a smooth, easy-going drink.

Appearance: 10/10
Aroma: 5/5
Taste: 8/10
Mouthfeel: 3/5
Overall: 18/20
Total: 45/50

Overall, this is an impressive beer, well worth the wait from Magic Hat. It has a great hoppiness to it that hopheads will love, without being too much, as some IPA/IPLs can be.

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4.25/5  rDev +28%

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4.25/5  rDev +28%

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4.25/5  rDev +28%

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4.08/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I really like this beer, good tasty beer, nice balance of malt and hops, first IPL I've tried.

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4.08/5  rDev +22.9%

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4.08/5  rDev +22.9%

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Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
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