#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company
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Reviews by bgreg3:
3.7/5 rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5
Nice looking beer , dark amberish brown embodyment with foam sticking arond the ring of the glass nicely the smell is very strong on apricots and maybe a citrus kick from orange or lemon or something like that. Taste is similar to smell , very strong on the apricots and has a pretty decent hop finish , especially for a fruit beer , I enjoyed it very much , better than sam adams cranberry , and better than fuckin wild blue. mf is decent like with a medium finish. My issue is the drinkability of this beer , it's their prmier beer and it is not that drinkable to me , good luck selling lots of something thats not drinkable , the finish was too wet to be very drinkable , takes sips of this one
Serving type: on-tap
08-13-2009 04:47:05 | More by bgreg3
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3.7/5 rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Haters gonna hate. I feel like this beer is underrated on here because it has three characteristics that people on BA tend to dislike: it's a fruit beer, it's mass distributed, and it's made by Magic Hat. While not an amazing beer, it's certainly better than average. The point of rating beers on BA is to consider a beer within its own genre...and as far as fruit beers are concerned, I think this one is damn good. If you don't like fruit beers, it should be no surprise to you that you won't like this one. If you think it's uncool to drink Magic Hat, either because it's mass distributed or because of the West 6th thing...then don't drink it. Anyway, now that I'm down off my soapbox, the flavor of this is rich, and the apricots definitely come through, refreshing pretty much any time of year. The color has an inviting orangish hue which I find very appealing. Mouthfeel isn't awesome, a little heavy on the carbonation. Overall, a pretty good beer.
Serving type: bottle
07-22-2014 23:10:58 | More by MarkQ617
#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,461 ratings.