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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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4,125 Ratings
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Ratings: 4125
Reviews: 1542
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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Reviews by jacwomyn:
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jacwomyn

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

orangey...a hint of spice. no after taste. refreshing. light. great beer. 1st time i had this was in Ptown at a seafood restaurant. it's a great choice for seafood and in the summer. runs around $7.50/six pack. also got a case of the xmas magic hat selections...and i do not recommend them. there were very bitter.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2010 01:28:49 | More by jacwomyn
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Appearance: small head, not much lacing, golden color

Smell: fruity--peaches, apricots, citrusy

Taste: Again, fruity, but not overwhelmingly sweet, but still well balanced--lots of apricot and nut flavors

Mouthfeel: The mild/moderate carbonation gives a great refreshing feel, not overwhelming, well balanced

Overall: All around a great beer--crisp and refreshing with fruit undertones but not a lot of great visual aspects

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Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a short white head and moderate carbonation. Looks somewhat lager- or cream ale-like.

Aroma: Smells of citrus, malt, toast and biscuit. The aromas are fairly muted. Smells more or less like a pale ale to me.

Taste: It has a crisp, refreshing taste that follows the nose. It's not great, but it's pretty pleasant and inoffensive.

Mouthfeel: It's a bit thin, but not to the point of being a deal breaker. It's light of body and sessionable.

Overall: Very average little brew. I'm not sure what the supposed secret is, but I'm guessing it's something along the lines of "we made an OK pale ale and there are thousands of OK pale ales so let's say it's got a secret."

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,125 ratings.