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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
78
okay

4,964 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 4,964
Reviews: 1,585
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 48
Gots: 544 | 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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4/5  rDev +18%

matty, Nov 21, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.24/5  rDev -4.4%

AlexBassBerger, Nov 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

a77cj7, Nov 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

bonertime98, Nov 19, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +19.2%

Chrisyax, Nov 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

jbfarris, Nov 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Irwinnelson, Nov 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Techichi, Nov 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Josh_951, Nov 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Had it on tap and thought it was quite pleasant. Not sure why it is rated so low here.

Gajo74, Nov 18, 2014
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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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2.8/5  rDev -17.4%

chillwave22, Nov 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

grimey68, Nov 16, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -6.8%

Jefe76, Nov 16, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +0.3%

hseldon15, Nov 16, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +7.4%

Nburks07, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

zaptone, Nov 15, 2014
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2.76/5  rDev -18.6%

Levin0013, Nov 15, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -8%

Kandra, Nov 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

olradetbalder, Nov 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Doesn't knock my socks off but is a very drinkable beer.
Pours a nice amber yellow with less than a finger off foam. I prefer 3 fingers but I think 1 suits the beer.
Initial smell is fruity infused with tart- nothing specifically noticeable on the nose but nice smell.
Good taste nothing special but unique on its own. Doesn't taste like any other beer-distinct.
First few sips are better than the end few.
Not bad.

Buck85, Nov 14, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +0.3%

WilliamJRileyJr, Nov 14, 2014
#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 4,964 ratings.