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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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77
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4,495 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,495
Reviews: 1,563
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 34
Gots: 311 | 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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logicerror

California

2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

04-14-2013 06:41:38 | More by logicerror
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VeloCityGirl

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

04-14-2013 01:49:34 | More by VeloCityGirl
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ally24al

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

04-13-2013 17:11:14 | More by ally24al
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SweetDrink

New York

4/5  rDev +18%

04-13-2013 16:38:23 | More by SweetDrink
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Poserdisposer

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

04-13-2013 06:38:21 | More by Poserdisposer
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TheLevi4000

New York

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-13-2013 05:12:23 | More by TheLevi4000
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mcdego1279

New York

2/5  rDev -41%

04-13-2013 04:19:20 | More by mcdego1279
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-12-2013 03:28:54 | More by Arsenal0328
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Shatter

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-11-2013 21:53:00 | More by Shatter
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-11-2013 20:14:37 | More by kjkinsey
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ManMoosePig

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-11-2013 15:26:33 | More by ManMoosePig
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PingBob

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-11-2013 04:08:45 | More by PingBob
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manemota420

California

4.03/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: gold and orange in its introduction. Leaves color but still very bright!

Smell:my sense of smell is a bit off but i did get some aromas of toffee very inviting.

Taste: comes as bland at first but gets a kick that had me trying to discover a taste.

Mouthfeel: Carbonated but not to the point of a big brewer. Still had room to enjoy the

Drinkability: A beaut! I had another one and was up to par. A good beer but has its flaws in sense of taste because I found myself trying to distinguish the taste.

Try it! its not a bad beer but some may be happy with another. Its not a top quality one but it is one to consider when you need a beer on a sunny day.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2013 01:14:21 | More by manemota420
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Crosis

Arizona

5/5  rDev +47.5%

04-10-2013 00:32:04 | More by Crosis
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-09-2013 17:27:48 | More by Schlafly33
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Large bottle (pint and 6 ozs) drank while passing through the Panama Canal on 26 Jan 2013.

Slight haze to the light amber body, a thin white head sat on top.

Orange/peach type aromas, so fruity and semi-sweet in the nose.

The taste was more bitter than the smells suggested with a prounced hop presence especially towards the finish.

Fairly spritzy and lively: I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2013 15:08:27 | More by BlackHaddock
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-09-2013 14:51:53 | More by JuliusCaesar
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium, slightly coppery golden amber. Thin off-white head dissipates to islands of foam and a ring around the glass with light lacing. Aroma dominated by apricot and peach with slight sweet malt. Flavor follows aroma, light sweet malt and apricot and peach juice with light hop bitterness. Finishes with residual bittering hops and light fruit juice, very slightly sour. Light bodied. An interesting fruit flavored ale that could use a bit more hop and malt character, but the fruit sweetness is deftly done and it is a refreshing, lightly fruit flavored beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2013 00:49:34 | More by LiquidAmber
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kmk1503

California

4/5  rDev +18%

04-09-2013 00:23:30 | More by kmk1503
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-09-2013 00:15:25 | More by randylangford
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jdibbs

New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

04-08-2013 04:25:21 | More by jdibbs
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It has a nice clear golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of apricots/peaches, some breadiness and grainy malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some apricots, grainy malts, and a touch of breadiness. Fairly bland.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a somewhat light overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with decent flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 19:38:44 | More by SebD
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Reidrover

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz from "Habits" in S.Salem. $2.79 First time i ever saw any Magic Hat up here. Clear golden ale with a large,frothy eggshell white head. Creamy apricot and toffee aromas..quite similar to Pyramid Apricot Wheat Apricot and semi bitter caramel malts..maybe a touch of hop in the very end. OK. Nice palate Not bad..good summer type beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 17:23:05 | More by Reidrover
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-07-2013 17:09:34 | More by johnnyboy76
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johnbosma

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-07-2013 15:12:11 | More by johnbosma
#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,495 ratings.