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Howl - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

927 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 29
Gots: 40 | 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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papacrowe


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-12-2012 19:10:09 | More by papacrowe
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axres

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-16-2012 07:54:01 | More by axres
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burnerfinger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

poured from the 12 oz bottle into my new belgium goblet:

A: pours dark as cola - builds up a cafe colored head that settles all to quickly.

S sweet, malty to the nose

T and the taste follows the nose, with a hit of bitter hops at the end

M - a bit on the lite side, but not too bad.

D - VERY drinkalbe, owing to the lite body and slight sweetness.
not bad at all but not as hi -end as I expected....

01-27-2012 13:51:15 | More by burnerfinger
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ABisonEgo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-04-2012 17:11:44 | More by ABisonEgo
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Danimal1101

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-24-2013 19:02:40 | More by Danimal1101
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ale207

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-14-2011 20:55:20 | More by ale207
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cdwil

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-30-2011 22:08:03 | More by cdwil
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Futsey


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-27-2012 04:31:21 | More by Futsey
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srw

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-25-2012 04:03:27 | More by srw
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ktrillionaire

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

The brew pours a deep brown-black hue, and is capped with a tan-gray froth that quickly recedes to an encircling collar.

The nose is mineral-y and herbal, with just undertones of malt and roast. The flavor delivers a bit more malt and roast, in the form of some burnt toast notes. Mineral and herbal notes border on metallic, but stop short of unpleasantry. There is some unsweet cocoa or chicory astringency that develops, but overall the brew mostly stands out as moderately refereshing and easily drinkable.

06-06-2011 00:08:45 | More by ktrillionaire
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-17-2013 02:00:37 | More by DrunkinYogi
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sebaastionb

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-12-2014 00:49:14 | More by sebaastionb
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-23-2011 04:59:51 | More by jmdrpi
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nyyfanatic213

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-01-2013 11:11:45 | More by nyyfanatic213
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fatboy91

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-21-2012 17:25:22 | More by fatboy91
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Franticc


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-02-2012 01:55:19 | More by Franticc
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

I like a good Schwarzbier, they're often a refreshing change to dark ales. This one is pretty good, but not exceptional in my book. It's an essentially black color with reddish hues when held up to the light. Very slight tan head. The aroma is of roasted grain and malt. No real hop smell. It's a bit more roasty than necessary, though. The taste is moderately dry and a little more toasted than expected. It's also a little slick on the tongue. Very smooth and satisfying, however. Flavorful and very enjoyable. Overall, it's easy to drink and could be a good session beer.

11-25-2009 20:07:38 | More by Suds
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J702

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2014 15:11:01 | More by J702
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robieobie1

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-16-2012 01:58:15 | More by robieobie1
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-15-2013 15:29:15 | More by twenty5
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-23-2013 20:26:01 | More by Thedrizzle
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Kristobel


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-01-2012 02:45:11 | More by Kristobel
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Jim_DemonDeacon


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-19-2012 23:41:29 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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Danobold

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-13-2012 02:24:39 | More by Danobold
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Karma


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-24-2012 02:04:58 | More by Karma
Howl from Magic Hat Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 927 ratings.