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Jinx - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

400 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 400
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

It’s OK to be a Wee Heavy Much has been made of the ills of smoking. Jinx thinks there’s nothing wrong with it. For years, he stood strong with his peat-smoked whiskey malt mash. He held his head high when others made fun of his wee heavy physique, becoming a mainstay in Magic Hat’s Night of the Living Dead Variety 12-Pak. People said he’d never attain an Original Gravity above 15.1 degrees Plato or an ABV above 6%. He proved them wrong. Take Magic Hat into the next alellenium. Vote Jinx.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: pezoids on 12-06-1999)
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deliriumfest

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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Consumed on 1/15/09

12oz bottle

Poured a dark copper color with a two finger brown head that enjoys hanging around for a while complimented by suspended yeast sediment. Aroma is that of caramel and alcohol for the most part. Taste definitely consists of caramel malt and interestingly enough a bit of smoke as well and maybe even moss. Mouthfeel is very smooth and creamy like a scotch ale should be. Drinkability is very easy due to creaminess but this beer is just not quite my cup of tea due to the earth flavor the malts impart on it. Would drink this beer again without having to twist my arm though.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2009 04:08:30 | More by deliriumfest
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Jinx from Magic Hat Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 400 ratings.