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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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4,373 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,373
Reviews: 1,558
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 31
Gots: 247 | 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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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is about the millionth time I have had this beer and either the beer has changed or I have as it seems to me that it gets fruitier everytime I have it. One of two things could be at play here either I am so used to hops that the ones in this beer are not even regestering or they have really messed around with the beer.

Nice soft amber color with a good white head. Smells of apricot, peach, and raspberries with an underlying sweetness of malt. The flavor is upfront fruity apricot and peach, the raspberries is more from the tartness in the end of the beer along with a bit of hop bitterness. I liked this beer when I thought it was hoppier, but this is good too and not too fruity. Drinkability is close to session and it is ok on mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2006 16:00:02 | More by Higravity
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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SaucyA

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Golden, straw-colored. Thin bodied 1 finger white foam. Lacing present. Very clear.

S - Fruit. Apricot, lemon, sugar, call me wierd but I smell strawberries, too. No real hop or malt profiles to speak of, just fruit.

T - Slightly astringent and phenolic. Definitely not a style of APA I'm familiar with. Starts fruity and finishes dry. Not much to work with here.

M - Fine in all aspects, if a little thin.

D - A good lawnmower, backyard bbq, day at the beach sort of sessionable beer.

I'm not a huge fan of the interpretation of the style, but it's a solid party/session/non-beer-drinking-girlfriend beer.

*edit. I tried this on tap last night and it's actually a bit better. sweeter, heavier, less dry and astrigent. I suggest trying it on tap if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2008 23:19:37 | More by SaucyA
#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,373 ratings.