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Howl - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

942 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 942
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 34
Gots: 45 | 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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Ratings: 942 | Reviews: 434 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mike_dawson, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

rjm0715, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of HardTarget
3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I held this one longer than I should

Appearance: Black as night, doesn't even give a ruby edge when back lit. Holds a white halo of foam and a thin cover.

Smell: Mild searthy hop, cleanly fermented malt, roasted barley, a hint of smoke.

Taste: Some stout flavors, the roasted barley in particular, a slight almost lactic milk stout sweetness, then goes very clean and balanced. Finishes with a light chalky dryness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, slick texture, firm but moderate carbonation.

Overall: A nice sipper! Good flavor kept in check, balanced, easy to enjoy.

HardTarget, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

rorjets, Jan 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

drbenderdo, Jan 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

RobDB, Dec 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

cjohns73, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

NYR_Rob, Dec 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

tfsimpkins, Dec 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bmjivi221, Dec 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DrunkinYogi, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

bluHatter, Dec 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

VictorFranco, Nov 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

KevinDanger23, Nov 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

DaKur, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

MgoJohnStamos, Nov 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Enriquehopnog, Oct 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

RBorsato, Oct 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

HRamz3, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Bouder32, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of luis_dibiase
4.55/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

great beer my first time having it my friend brought me a case when i ran out of my usual beer I opened up a bottle and took a sip it was delicious. It has a nice cream flavor to it nice black charred look and taste. great for watching the game and sipping on a hot day haivng a b.b.q my review overrall outstanding. unfortunalty its not for sale in my town i have to drive a ways from here.

luis_dibiase, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9%

TR0219, Oct 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Varkias41, Oct 01, 2013
Howl from Magic Hat Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 942 ratings.