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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

5,029 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 5,029
Reviews: 1,591
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 52
Gots: 585 | 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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A- pours a straw yellow look with nada for a head. No retention on the sides. Leave it at that

S- apricots and buttery yeast like smell. It does rise up with the attempt to sniff

T- well, it has a reasonable tase profile. The highlighted tropical theme dominates with a fruity presence. Not much otherwise

M- crisp and clear. Big time

D- look, the brew is light and enbjoyable. It participates in an apricot-like engagement that provides a decent experience. In the summertime... You can dunk many of these

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A: Orange-golden color; very minimal head which dissipates quickly.

S: Citrus, grainy (like bread)

T: Apricot, slight floral flavor

M: Light, no lingering aftertaste

O: Enjoyable, clean fruit beer. Apricot flavor not too overpowering; nice finish.

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 5,029 ratings.