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Hocus Pocus - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

569 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 569
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 4
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A toast to weeds, rays, and summer haze. It was a light, crisp ale for mowing lawns, hitting lazy fly balls and communing with nature, Hocus Pocus was offered up as a summer sacrifice to cloudless days. Its malty sweetness finished tart and crisp and was best appreciated with a wedge of orange.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: purplehops on 01-02-2002)
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

thebuck, Dec 05, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

purppy, Dec 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Big_V, Dec 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

ejimhof, Dec 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

B00ZER, Nov 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

harrynuggs, Nov 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

KaitLee, Nov 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

TheRuss9585, Nov 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

sneaks2210, Nov 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Roy1586, Nov 17, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.3%

CraftBeerGuild, Nov 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

jplopez21, Nov 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

VTWicked, Nov 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

AndrewDeci, Nov 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Dank26, Nov 09, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I usually find Magic Hat's beers fairly bland, but this one was a pleasant surprise. It pours from the bottle with a bright yellow-orange color. The aroma is a light mix of musty yet bright hop bitterness, a little lemon, and some earthy wheat. The flavor largely features a biscuity, almost tangy, light malt sweetness, but there is also a bit of dry, herbal hops to balance. Like the flavor, the texture is light but not too thin. Overall, this beer is light and drinkable, but it has a nice mild yet varied flavor profile that lifts it above "bland" to "subtly pleasant."

devilben02, Nov 07, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

bigbeers84, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

kattykay, Nov 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

DLS168, Oct 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Eaglefan344, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of shand
3.88/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hocus Pocus pours a golden color with tons of carbonation keeping a relatively small head afloat. The aroma is of lemon, sweet malts, grains, and wheat. The taste is simple and thirst-quenching, with lemon over a refreshing backbone of wheat and grains. Not as sweet as the nose suggests. The mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated, and the drinkability is great. Overall, this is a tasty American Wheat that won't set the world on fire, but is still a great drink.

shand, Oct 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +19.4%

Bigben0328, Oct 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

coryscanes, Oct 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Jmick28, Oct 17, 2012
Hocus Pocus from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.