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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

4,864 Ratings
THE BROS
74
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Ratings: 4,864
Reviews: 1,576
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 45
Gots: 494 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap from a pitcher
A- dark auburn to brown, small head, no activity
S - sweet, peach and passion fruit, a bit artificial
T - very peachy, sweet almost like iced tea
M- a bit heavy, a little syrupy
O - I liked this more than I thought I would, others likely would too

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2/5  rDev -41%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

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5/5  rDev +47.5%

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3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a nice clear orange/very light copper with a decent finger of near white head that dissipates rather quickly, great lacing though.

S - Apricots, lemon zest, sweet caramel malts.

T - Caramel malt to apricot burst, mouth watering fruit flavors, a slightly dry finish. Nice fruit aftertaste.

M - Medium-lightish bodied, good carbonation, very drinkable

O - Definitely a good brew to throw back, not really big into fruity beers but this one comes across as more of a beer with some fruit flavors than just a fruit beer. A good one, liked by all

MacQ32, Jan 20, 2012
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4.28/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a amber color with a tan thick head.

S- Smells very fruity and floral with a hint of nuttiness. There is also a hint of citrus.

T- Tastes just like it smells very fruity and floral like. Very smooth beer to drink not very over powering.

M- Very velvety and smooth mouthfeel.

O- I got my father drinking this beer on a regular basis after being rolling rock fan for many years. Overall I would recommend this beer to anyone.

zachary37, Jan 18, 2012
#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,864 ratings.