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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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4,117 Ratings
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Ratings: 4117
Reviews: 1541
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 patpbr:
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patpbr

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Orange to honey color with a quick to dissipate head
S- apricot
T- not quite a pale ale. but quite refreshing. apricot, orange, honey.
M- nice body, not to heavy but good
O- I think it takes a few to get used to the brew, once that happens it only gets better.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 21:02:29 | More by patpbr
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Aroma: Smells of citrus, malt, toast and biscuit. The aromas are fairly muted. Smells more or less like a pale ale to me.

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,117 ratings.