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Jinx - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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560 Ratings

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Ratings: 560
Reviews: 353
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 10
Gots: 65 | 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:
Beer added by: pezoids on 12-06-1999

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
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a mahogany color with almost no head

S: Malty with a hint of smoke and nuttiness. Maybe a bit of fruitiness in there as well. A little on the weak side

T: Follows the nose, but stronger. Starts off with a hint of sweetness and a mellow smoke. Some fruity and nutty notes come in towards the end. Finishes with a light lingering smoke and a woody note

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Aside from a weak nose, this is a nice scotch ale with a pleasant amount of smoke. Never overwhelming or cloying, just enough to make it different. Glad they brought it back for this fall

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Jinx from Magic Hat Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 560 ratings.