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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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4,106 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4106
Reviews: 1540
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%


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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deltatauhobbit

Maine

4.1/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Magic Hat's #1 (selling) beer regardless of what number the name says.

A fine apricot beer that is not too heavy on the sweetness with a slight hop taste that leads to a more balanced and enjoyable beer. The smell though is throughly sweet but not detractive.

Edit: I used to like this beer much more a couple years ago, as I've developed my taste I've found I enjoy this beer less and less as time moves on (unless it's on-tap, bottled versions I've noticed suffer a bit more). Sticking with the original review and numbers though, because first impressions are always the best and it is one of the beers that broke me into the craft scene.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2007 00:01:58 | More by deltatauhobbit
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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,106 ratings.