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Dream Machine - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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719 Ratings
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Ratings: 719
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 14.46%
Wants: 10
Gots: 196 | 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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Ratings: 719 | Reviews: 82
Photo of thgreatrandini
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hsus0225
3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mlefebvre7
3.36/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jerryodell
3.63/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.56/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrebeka
3.15/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pens1967
3.23/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AFDerek
3.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Archdale74
2.59/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Not hoppy Enuff for an ipl, little bit of a metallic taste, but could be the draft equipment at this place, I would give it another shot at a different place, maybe the brewery

Photo of rwilde
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kono52
3.68/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.17/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
3.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FLima
3.72/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice amber bordering copper color with a thin head with short retention.
Delicious hoppy aroma with predominant bold notes of pine resin and grapefruit. Intense, this is likely fresh.
Hoppy flavor with notes of tobacco, lemon, pine, some grapefruit, a bit of toasted malts and grains, mild earth, Lager yeast, perfume, grass and spices. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
Nice IPL, clear hoppy taste. Well-crafted Lager for hopheads. Having this fresh, in my opinion this is definitely under rated. I would rather have this to almost all standard Lagers.

Photo of metter98
3.51/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear orange amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, leaving a thin film of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of biscuit and cracker malts are present in the nose along with notes of earthly yeast.
T: Much like the smell, the taste is dominated by malty flavors of biscuits and crackers. There are notes of earthly yeast and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit shy of being medium-bodied on the palate and is a little smooth with a moderate amount of carbonation. There are bits of dryness towards the finish.
O: The "IPL" name on this beer is very deceiving as it tastes nothing like an American or English IPA – it seems to be more like an English Pale Ale. Whatever style it falls into, I found it to be both drinkable and well-crafted.

Serving type: bottle

Photo of bmeehan
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

I like Dream Machine, but I don't love it. It's bitter enough to want to cook with rather than drink, and as a beer for cooking, it's quite good. I've used it in the crock pot with chicken a half dozen times and it really adds something to it.

Photo of Llemon
3.56/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of aasher
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of RBorsato
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of harsley
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of breakingbland
3.85/5  rDev +16%

A nice discovery for a non-hophead. Good balance between hops and malt. Plenty of malty sweetness especially toward the end.

Photo of Beershack
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of coffeeworm
3.92/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of OGShotzy
3.2/5  rDev -3.6%

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Dream Machine from Magic Hat Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 719 ratings.