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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

4,738 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 4,738
Reviews: 1,572
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 41
Gots: 426 | 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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Purchased a 22 oz Joe Lewis at the local supermarket for 2.99. It says best by date on neck of bottle, but damned if I could find said date. I wonder if it was a long time ago?!? Pours a nice light copper color, with about an inch of thick, creamy head which dissipates after a minute or so.

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 4,738 ratings.