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Odd Notion - Ginger Golden Ale (Summer 2010) - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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79
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80 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 17.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A wild ginger ale with a sharp, snappy finish that is sure to get the root of thirst.

15 IBU

(Beer added by: Dodt on 07-18-2010)
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scottum

Vermont

3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed golden amber with a slight headskie. Seems like they took one of their better experimental ginger pale ales and dumbed it down. Simple and drinkable, but needs more ginger to make it what it should be. Still, not bad, just not great. next...

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2010 19:59:01 | More by scottum
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12 oz bottle

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Smell is somewhat metallic and grassy.

Taste is somewhat flat, thin, and a little gingery. Not bad, but certainly not good.

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Got to try this one at the 2010 ACBF at the Magic Hat booth. The beer poured a light yellow color with a thin fizzy white head on it. The nose was on the light side too. I was really hoping for more ginger all around here. The taste kind of lacked the same way the smell did. The beer was light on mouthfeel and drinkable. I just wasn't overly impressed with this beer.

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reviewed from notes, this one was serve in a pint glass during a magic hat tasting i had with my brother in law down at his apartment.

A - Poured a plae golden yellow with a thin off white head. Decent lace left behind from a sparkling clear liguid. A nice bit of carbonation bubbling up from the bottom.

S - Smell was light, with the biggest hints coming from grain, and a nice bread tone. Slightly sour tones present as well, maybe some sour grape or apple.

M & T - First impression was crisp and somewhat bitter. Nice play on the palate and a decent hopper aftertaste. Biggest flavors were by far malts and grains, with a musty bread flavor being the biggest factor here.

D - Overall it was a little bitter to be a real sessionable ale, and is honestly a bit forgettable. Nothing really standing up and greabbing you about this one. A decent pale ale that doesnt really stand out in the crowd.

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Odd Notion - Ginger Golden Ale (Summer 2010) from Magic Hat Brewing Company
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