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Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
76
okay

553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 9
Gots: 111 | 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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VeganUndead, Jul 22, 2014
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JoseCuervo, Jul 22, 2014
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kevkize, Jul 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Matt_Felix, Jul 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

jeremy3311, Jul 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Petersfavoritebrews, Jul 21, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The appearance was an rich amber color. The smell had some fruit notes in it (apricot). . Not bitter or strong when going down, smooth. When poured a nice thick head forms. Nothing special otherwise about the beer Although I could see my self purchase another should the occasion arise.

jbraico, Jul 21, 2014
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Justinfilippone, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

Dello, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Cooker_stp, Jul 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

frankflores, Jul 20, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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

wsr602, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

logicalparadox, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

cavemanlawyer1999, Jul 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Sebas, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Brihon, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev +20.8%

mtrabold, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of DoubleJ
2.49/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

If it's from a dream machine, it must be good. From a 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

It doesn't look like a pale lager, as it has an amber color with reddish hues. A half-inch of fuzzy head sits on top with adequate retention, leaving a few spots of lace on the glass. It has a decent aroma, one with squirts of pine, earth, grainy, and a vague fruitiness.

This is not good. Having a bitter vegetal flavor is not a good way to be introduced. There is some toasted malt and overall some very herbal tones to the beer. It tastes "raw"; the hops aren't being worked and the malt base is mediocre. It has one thing going for it though; a soft mouthfeel.

If this is what comes out of Dream Machine, I'd be frightened to taste Nightmare Machine.

DoubleJ, Jul 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

crg64, Jul 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

homerman9, Jul 14, 2014
Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 553 ratings.