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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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77
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4,383 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,383
Reviews: 1,558
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 31
Gots: 249 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A beer cloaked in secrecy. An ale whose mysterious and unusual palate will swirl across your tongue and ask more questions than it answers. A sort of dry, crisp, refreshing, not-quite pale ale. #9 is really impossible to describe because there's never been anything else quite like it.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-09-1998)
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Kulrak

Australia

3.36/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a reddish gold color a minimum of head that fades away pretty quickly. Smells like yeast and .. some kind of sweetness, I can't really pick it out. It's not really malty. The taste is mostly clean, but with some fruity sweetness. Not much in the way of hops or bitterness. Mouthfeel is heavy and a little fizzy, but not bad at all. Overall, it's a decent beer, doesn't come on too strong, but isn't too light, either.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 11:13:45 | More by Kulrak
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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,383 ratings.