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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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4,952 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,952
Reviews: 1,584
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 48
Gots: 532 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

I was surprised I liked this beer but it was good! I would definitely order it if they had it at a restaurant, think I will buy a 12 too! It is different no real flavors but not watery. Not bitter like many beers can be.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

i was told this had a unique flavor...I wasn't lied too from what I tastes. Which I'm not sure what I do taste. I feel as if there is some vegtables used in the brewing process. I gain a hint a tartness that is paired well with a mild sweetness. For any of cooks out there, I do reccomend using this to marinade chicken with.

dodge408, Yesterday at 05:47 AM
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Had it on tap and thought it was quite pleasant. Not sure why it is rated so low here.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

I was sampling beers, you know a super market cares when you can put together a six pack. Before I tried this, I was drinking a favorite IPA (Coronado, Idiot IPA), so this was a step down. It is interesting. I had two look this beer up because I thought I tasted peaches. I see it might be made with apricots. Interesting, not for a purist though, not a session beer. I would try it again on tap.

RobRoy3, Nov 17, 2014
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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 4,952 ratings.