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Howl - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

913 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 913
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 28
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Born of dark and cold and snow in the marrow of the northeast's longest night, Howl comes in on wailing winds with winter-weary eyes burning holes in sunless shadows. In its darkened depths our inner voids are warmed.

32 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2009)
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Sudsy89

Florida

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle, chilled. Poured into 23oz. pilsner glass.

Pours a very dark brown, has a nice three-finger, foamy brown head that leaves lots of lacing on the glass. High level of carbonation, almost soda-like.

Aroma is mostly roasted malts, taste has the same sort of taste, plus a bit of caramel-like sweetness, small amount of hops. Smooth, medium-bodied mouthfeel. Highly drinkable and only 4.6% abv, not bad. Compared to a German Schwarzbier this probably is worse, but there aren't many competitors in this genre. I'd try it again.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2011 04:32:41 | More by Sudsy89
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Howl from Magic Hat Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 913 ratings.