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Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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76
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419 Ratings
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Ratings: 419
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 14.89%
Wants: 6
Gots: 53 | 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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jbraico

New York

2.96/5  rDev -10%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 01:35:16 | More by jbraico
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Justinfilippone


2.25/5  rDev -31.6%

07-20-2014 19:44:46 | More by Justinfilippone
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Dello

Texas

4/5  rDev +21.6%

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

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2014 17:56:45 | More by Cooker_stp
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frankflores

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-20-2014 17:55:15 | More by frankflores
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wsr602

Texas

3.71/5  rDev +12.8%
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

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 04:48:27 | More by wsr602
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logicalparadox

New York

3.75/5  rDev +14%

07-20-2014 04:15:06 | More by logicalparadox
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2014 04:00:22 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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Sebas

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

07-19-2014 01:06:02 | More by Sebas
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Brihon

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-18-2014 12:25:15 | More by Brihon
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kpr8rh8r

Virginia

4/5  rDev +21.6%

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

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-17-2014 11:02:00 | More by notjaredlouche
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mtrabold

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +21.6%

07-16-2014 12:53:04 | More by mtrabold
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DoubleJ

California

2.49/5  rDev -24.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 00:55:36 | More by DoubleJ
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crg64

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -24%

07-16-2014 00:21:42 | More by crg64
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homerman9


3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-14-2014 15:02:08 | More by homerman9
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ranger7

Texas

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-14-2014 00:15:10 | More by ranger7
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

LOOK: Pours a bright orange color with a white soapy head that has good retention. Carbonation rises vigorously to the surface. Clarity is good.

SMELL: Bready malts and lager yeast working well with pungent hops coming off like cat pee and herbs. A bit of onion and pine round out the nose.

TASTE: In the taste, some pine sap, herb and citrus meet the bready malt character and add a coarse bitterness. Spicy, herbal, suggestions of pepper and ginger in with the biscuity malts. P

FEEL: Light to medium bodied, crisp hop bite, cleaner finish.

OVERALL: This is a pretty refreshing beer from Magic Hat. Essentially a hopped up Vienna Lager, and not a bad option.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 19:32:13 | More by Stinkypuss
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AlpacaAlpaca

New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-13-2014 17:13:26 | More by AlpacaAlpaca
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woodchipper

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-12-2014 21:03:29 | More by woodchipper
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rand_g


3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-12-2014 20:31:21 | More by rand_g
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2014 23:41:56 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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nitramstrad

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +14%

07-11-2014 22:44:40 | More by nitramstrad
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Borgs

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +21.6%

07-11-2014 20:46:32 | More by Borgs
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AGB

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-11-2014 20:39:20 | More by AGB
Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 419 ratings.