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#9 - Magic Hat Brewing Company

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
77
okay

5,128 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 5,128
Reviews: 1,623
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 56
Gots: 702 | FT: 1
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-09-1998

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
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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.

I dunno if this bottle is old, but it smells not good. Kind of a weird, fruity and metallic smell, and the metallic note is only amplified by taking a drink. There are certain beers, usually APA's that just simply don't taste good to my palate, and this beer has that quality. To me, it tasted like a much cheaper beer with a hint of biscuity malt. Overall, I just don't find it that good.

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 5,128 ratings.