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Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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76
okay

494 Ratings
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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 7
Gots: 90 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JAHMUR on 01-28-2014)
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smm0589

Massachusetts

4.78/5  rDev +44.8%

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!

06-17-2014 13:18:47 | More by smm0589
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CaverDave

New York

4.75/5  rDev +43.9%

03-29-2014 02:16:54 | More by CaverDave
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Bhutch138


4.68/5  rDev +41.8%

08-17-2014 14:56:09 | More by Bhutch138
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samibr

New York

4.5/5  rDev +36.4%

03-20-2014 21:04:26 | More by samibr
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Boxerjay

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +29.7%

08-22-2014 21:29:46 | More by Boxerjay
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HideYaBeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

05-02-2014 22:58:51 | More by HideYaBeer
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ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

08-13-2014 06:42:01 | More by ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean
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Focusf111

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

02-20-2014 21:31:26 | More by Focusf111
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IceMike

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

04-10-2014 05:15:01 | More by IceMike
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Banana420Kush

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

04-18-2014 04:48:19 | More by Banana420Kush
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

07-25-2014 02:50:01 | More by tbone1384
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

08-26-2014 01:55:05 | More by livingtodie
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

05-31-2014 00:26:48 | More by ToddGingerich
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BlackDog

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

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.

02-28-2014 16:14:06 | More by BlackDog
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gfg0020

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

06-09-2014 00:32:28 | More by gfg0020
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Bigcat21

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

06-11-2014 19:54:21 | More by Bigcat21
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blarney_stone


4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

08-04-2014 03:30:29 | More by blarney_stone
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matjack85

Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +23.9%

I got this single 12oz brown bottle at the Jewel//Osco store in Glendale Heights, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

The beer poured a fairly clear golden/orange color with a big 3-finger rocky white head that lasted several minutes, but for some reason left very little lacing or I would have rated it higher in looks.

Big citrus hop aroma on top of a lager beer smell. It really smelled nice.

The first sip delivers some bitter citrus hop flavors - mostly lemon, orange peel, and grapefruit. Then some sweet malts kick in for balance, but then it returns to some really bitter citrus hop flavors at the finish.

Light bodied, but crisp with above avaerage carbonation.

This was a very unique and interesting pale lager, and I liked it a lot.

06-17-2014 10:52:55 | More by matjack85
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Dello

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.2%

07-20-2014 19:27:12 | More by Dello
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dertyd

California

4/5  rDev +21.2%

04-01-2014 08:21:40 | More by dertyd
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CoreyClark

New York

4/5  rDev +21.2%

07-27-2014 02:58:32 | More by CoreyClark
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coopdog1000

Florida

4/5  rDev +21.2%

04-26-2014 17:16:33 | More by coopdog1000
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kpr8rh8r

Virginia

4/5  rDev +21.2%

07-17-2014 21:33:04 | More by kpr8rh8r
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GinDC

Virginia

4/5  rDev +21.2%

08-07-2014 22:08:00 | More by GinDC
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ercjr1101

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +21.2%

03-26-2014 22:57:06 | More by ercjr1101
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Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.