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Wacko - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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751 Ratings
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Ratings: 751
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 23.16%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Wacko is the liquid song of summer: Crisp like the morning, cool like the evening and quenching all day long. Pop the top and set your summer loose. Wacko is a delicious summer beer with a big malty aroma, a subdued hop bite and a clean, slightly sweet finish.

15 IBU

(Beer added by: thekevlarkid on 02-28-2009)
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wiseguy142

New York

3.63/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Whoa. This is RED. Did not expect that. I thought someone poured some cranberry juice into my bottle and resealed it as a joke. But no this is pretty cool. Not too much head, but the amazing color makes up for it. I also ran out of beer glasses and poured this into a red wine glass so this is especially fitting.

Light, woody aroma of German/English malts. Deep like a Dunkelweizen, but brisk and malty.

Taste is not fruity at all, like the color would suggest, but mildly floral and grainy/cereal-y. I assume the beet sugar fermented out but there's not a significant increase in alcohol so I'm not sure what it's lending to the beer apart from the color. And there's a lot of malt flavor so I don't think they skipped there. Seems very light but with enough of the lingering malt taste to balance it out.

Very dry and champagne like mouthfeel. Maybe not right for the style but it works. Drinkability is quite good since it's a tasty beer but the lingering cereal taste might get on my nerves after a while.

Definitely a cool beer. Just that first pour out of the bottle was startling and it's a nice take on an English beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2009 08:08:20 | More by wiseguy142
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Wacko from Magic Hat Brewing Company
67 out of 100 based on 751 ratings.