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Feast Of Fools - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

124 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 15.19%
Wants: 55
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
In pre-Christian times, the celebration of darkness and light was marked with great halls filled with smoke & mirrors. Guilded goblets brimming with seasonal brews were lifted to lips, speaking a language no longer known. The winter wind finds its way through heavy wood doors. The present connects the past through the brewer's art and a new beer is born: Feast of Fools... A perfect dessert beer brewed exclusively for the holiday season.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 05-08-2002)
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

03-03-2013 14:14:25 | More by Mullinger1980
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-24-2013 19:29:15 | More by duff247
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laxer8811

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-23-2013 18:59:19 | More by laxer8811
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Focusf111

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-30-2013 22:35:55 | More by Focusf111
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-29-2013 14:01:07 | More by enelson
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prdstmnky

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-26-2013 15:44:09 | More by prdstmnky
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phishbone23

New York

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

01-23-2013 18:29:56 | More by phishbone23
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Neorebel

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-18-2013 22:55:53 | More by Neorebel
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Johnnyhitch

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-07-2013 00:04:54 | More by Johnnyhitch
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

12-30-2012 05:32:31 | More by Kelp
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poop_brew

Vermont

4.73/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Serving Type - poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass.

Appearance - deep brown coloration with what appear to be reddish tints when under light. Two finger head which was a creamy brown color.

Smell - Has a strong raspberry and malt smell

Taste - Not as much raspberry flavor as expected but still quite sweet and has a bit of a jam-ish flavor. A bitter taste creeps in on the tongue towards the middle of the sip and a raspberry flavor lingers on the tongue along with malty undertones.

Mouthfeel - Very mild carbonation and a biting feeling towards the back of the mouth and tongue.

Overall - Good beer, great due to its seasonal taste. Wouldn't be a consistent buy for me personally, but a nice treat during a Nor'easter snow storm!

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 01:05:22 | More by poop_brew
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.33/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Random find in Norwalk, CT - last bottle on shelf, no price, not in system - sold to me for $5! Awesome!!!
I have no idea when this was bottled...but it looks different than photo . Poured from caged bottle into shaker glass. Pours a black color with thick off white head...great cherry/raspberry and roasted bitter malt aromas. Taste is awesome. Sour cherry and bitter black malts, roasted, and full bodied. This is a great sour brew...although im not sure if it supposed to be. Nice balance of sour fruit and roasted malts...I really liked this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2012 21:39:43 | More by DrinkSlurm
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twillingthenoz

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-29-2012 23:42:30 | More by twillingthenoz
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A massive thanks to my friend Rob for grabbing me a Humdinger of this at the brewery. The beer poured out as a deep black looking liquid with a nice light brown head on top. The head settles quickly not really leaving a lacing or anything on the glass. The smell of the beer is rather impressive. The aromas of Chocolate and raspberry mix really well together here with a the roasted malts. The taste of the beer is sweet with the fruit flavors bursting out upfront fading into the bitter dark chocolate notes in the finish. The mouthfeel isn't as heavy as I was hoping for, I thought this beer could be much thicker and oily feeling. Overall I found it to be a good brew, I would drink it again if given the opportunity too.

Serving type: growler

06-02-2012 04:08:29 | More by Knapp85
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GuidedByBill

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-13-2012 02:46:21 | More by GuidedByBill
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ambruns1979

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

03-21-2012 12:22:28 | More by ambruns1979
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BigPlay1824

New York

3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a pitch black color with a thin finger of creamy mocha brown colored head that lingers for just a short period of time, leaves
S: smells a lot like chocolate raspberry candys which is a very pleasant scent
T: begins with a nice chocolate note which then slips into a very zesty raspberry note which combines with the chocolate notes to linger on the palate for a bit after
M: medium carbonation tingle, very thin on the palate, really not much more to comment on
O: a pretty tastey beer, not overwhelming on either the chocolate or raspberry notes, pretty well done, generally i dont like beers from magic hat because they all seem to have a bit of an off taste note to it but this one is pretty solidly put together

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 00:53:15 | More by BigPlay1824
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chrispoint

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -62%

02-20-2012 18:14:27 | More by chrispoint
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-18-2012 22:35:33 | More by jfcaa193
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +26.6%

02-08-2012 22:58:40 | More by rusty3335
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-01-2012 15:46:30 | More by BeerFMAndy
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shcufj

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-31-2012 00:37:03 | More by shcufj
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AshleyMiller

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-29-2012 03:45:10 | More by AshleyMiller
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Heff19

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-25-2012 08:18:29 | More by Heff19
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-20-2012 13:16:06 | More by JAHMUR
Feast Of Fools from Magic Hat Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.