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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

4,475 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 4,475
Reviews: 1,562
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 34
Gots: 302 | 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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brewcore

South Carolina

3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Pours a clear amber orange with lots of carbonation rising up the glass. Giant four finger white head with long retention. Great lacing sticking to the glass throughout the session. Beautiful beer.

S: Ridiculously sweet aroma. Apricots dominate the nose. Subtle earthy hops but overrun by apricot sweetness. Smells like apricot preserves.

T: Sweet wheat and apricots. A little bit of bittering hops in the middle that attempt to balance out the sweetness, but the fruity sweetness wins out.

M: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Surprisingly creamy for the ABV and body.

O: Not my thing, but very easy to consume. I have alway heard people refer to this beer as a pale ale (which is why I probably never cared for it.) However, if I think about it as a fruit beer it is actually decent. Easily a session drink if you like fruity beers. Again, not my preference, yet not undrinkable.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 02:48:27 | More by brewcore
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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,475 ratings.