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Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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703 Ratings
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Ratings: 703
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.46%
Wants: 10
Gots: 181 | 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:
Beer added by: JAHMUR on 01-28-2014

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Photo of avisong
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of buzzarooski
3.52/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mirthrandir
3.68/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.23/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of elNopalero
3.74/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This pours a copper golden color. Nicely rounded floral aroma notes with some light citrusy hops and a light hoppy kiss on the flavor.

Photo of BeerBuzzGuy
3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of skriv
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trickynicky
2.2/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

I haven't had much from Magic Hat, but the other brews I had were more enjoyable than this one. I did not care for this. In my opinion, there is nothing that really jumped out at me with this beer; it was borderline bland.

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good taste. Smooth and drinkable.

Photo of TheGrayMan
2.9/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of km02600
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KensWorld
3.47/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brandonld23
3.62/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothmanscott
3.45/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy deep gold/pale amber producing 2 fingers of foamy, shortlived, white head that recedes to a thick island cap leaving sheets, webs & streaks of lace. Aroma is mostly grapefruit, pineapple & hints of pine in terms of hops; pound cake and little caramel malt in a background of pilsner yeast. Taste is bready, lemon zest, resinous pine, tropical fruit, lager yeast & a little honey up front through mid-sip, finishes with a prominent grapefruit note becoming drier & more bitter with a rapidly diminishing bitter, but noticeably astringent, aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with low moderate carbonation, silky & slightly creamy with a tongue coating bitterness that becomes an astringency on the back of the tongue & palate. Not really an IPA as it is made with lager rather than ale yeast. An interesting mixture of hops & yeast as are most of these IPLs.

Photo of tard24
3.79/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of richkrull
3.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KTCamm
3.95/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

1/19...pours copper gold, high white foam, over an inch and lasting. Pleasant hoppy nose, toffee, malty. Light citrus. Clean, crisp taste, honey, floral, quick fade before the bitter closes. Good carbonation buzz. Very good.

Photo of Mikepmeier651
3.59/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rock360
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.

Photo of AshDashMash
3.66/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Decent lager, my camping beer.

Photo of damienmm
3.92/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CameronWolff
2.2/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Not a very good one.

Photo of Jeffreysan
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a pretty, golden copper color with orange highlights and a finger and a half of white-colored head that slowly dissolved away into a not-thin and not-thick lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Very nice aromas of piney, citrusy hops and bready, biscuit toasted malt, as well as some caramel, black pepper, a touch of coriander and clover.

Taste: Wow, really nice beer. Lots of piney, floral, citrusy hops up front, followed immediately by some caramel-like sweetness and finished with a lot of bready, toasted malt and a touch of brown sugar-like sweetness. Tasty.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, creamy and slightly effervescent. With an ABV of 5.7%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: Wow, what a really nice beer. I wasn’t sure what to expect, never having tasted an IPL, but this is really nice. There’s a good balance between the hops and the malt. Recommended.

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Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 703 ratings.