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Jinx - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

396 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 396
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | 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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granger10

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4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Deep hazy mohagany color with auburn on the sides. Moderate fizzy cream head emerges but settles to near nothing. Kind of a roasted woody flavor in the aroma. Some lighter caramelized fruits as well. A touch of vanilla too. Taste is sweeter upfront with a chocolate and almost doughy flavor. Roasted flavors and earthy tones come next but the sweetness holds up. Some of that vanilla from the aroma makes way. Darker fruits toward the back and some floral hoppy characteristics. The end is herbal and piney with a touch of roasted malt. Creamy mouthfeel makes all the flavors work in harmony. I did not know this was a smoked beer and thought it had a nice roast characteristic but not too smoky. A very drinkable smoked offering.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2006 23:02:31 | More by granger10
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Jinx from Magic Hat Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 396 ratings.