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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
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4,642 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,642
Reviews: 1,567
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 35
Gots: 381 | 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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dowen44

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-17-2011 22:33:12 | More by dowen44
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trojankeg

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-17-2011 04:08:12 | More by trojankeg
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riored4v

Colorado

2.98/5  rDev -12.1%

Poured in to a 'Perfect Pint'. Thin, white head. Slightly hazy, copper colored body.

Aroma had some soft hints of apricot. Some mild maltiness. No real hop presence. Mild caramel and metallic notes.

Taste was slightly off for me. Some definite notes of apricot but there wasn't much else flavor wise. Very light maltiness. Mildly bitter in the finish. Some subtle caramel.

Mouthfeel was lacking. Thin body, high carb and dry finish.

Overall, its an extremely light apricot ale. Not much depth or flavor, but the apricot does come through.

12-17-2011 01:11:20 | More by riored4v
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nate1357

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

12-16-2011 20:36:35 | More by nate1357
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Goldfoot

Michigan

4/5  rDev +18%

12-16-2011 16:16:16 | More by Goldfoot
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beerme626

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

12-16-2011 06:32:00 | More by beerme626
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syntheticwings

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-16-2011 01:11:46 | More by syntheticwings
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wagner617

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

12-16-2011 01:04:48 | More by wagner617
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

12-15-2011 08:05:14 | More by Gregwa
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Duff27

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

12-15-2011 04:42:17 | More by Duff27
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LookingToLearn

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +18%

12-15-2011 03:46:56 | More by LookingToLearn
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Jennum

Maryland

4/5  rDev +18%

12-15-2011 02:34:41 | More by Jennum
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alamode

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +18%

12-14-2011 22:09:17 | More by alamode
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dreedvol

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +18%

12-14-2011 21:58:39 | More by dreedvol
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ale207

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

12-14-2011 20:54:11 | More by ale207
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ububru

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-14-2011 20:23:11 | More by ububru
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phattman073

Texas

4/5  rDev +18%

12-14-2011 14:55:55 | More by phattman073
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jmich24

Michigan

4/5  rDev +18%

12-14-2011 01:09:08 | More by jmich24
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mendonjoebeer

New York

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-14-2011 00:55:18 | More by mendonjoebeer
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jak

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-13-2011 20:23:26 | More by jak
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ficknish

California

3.73/5  rDev +10%

A - Deep amber. Slight haze. Nice small head.

S - Grapefruit. Citrus fruit. Syrup.

T - Caramel. Grapefruit at first. Cherries. Slight bready notes. Spicy citrus bitter. Fruit syrup sweetness.

M - Refreshing bitterness on the tongue. Slight dryness.

O - A refreshing beer. Good citrus hops. But the fruit flavors are too intense and come off almost syrupy. Will drink again.

12-13-2011 08:01:58 | More by ficknish
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casualfan

New York

4/5  rDev +18%

12-13-2011 00:42:28 | More by casualfan
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hercondolences

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +47.5%

12-12-2011 19:07:21 | More by hercondolences
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Hatshep18

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18%

12-11-2011 23:42:29 | More by Hatshep18
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benjbrunner

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18%

12-11-2011 22:03:21 | More by benjbrunner
#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,642 ratings.