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Hex - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

909 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 909
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.27%
Wants: 16
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

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

A malty amber ale with hints of toffee and caramel and a slightly smoky finish.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: soccerman7 on 08-01-2010)
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

mrmitsui29, Dec 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

dspencer714, Oct 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

BigTrubble, Jul 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

BDocUF, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Megahertz
4.45/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Code dates to July 9, 2012. Consumed August 2, 2012.

A - Brilliantly clear deep orange with large off-white head that settles into a rocky appearance. Carbonation appears moderate. Lacing very prominent. Beautiful.

S - Strong aroma of toasted sweetbread obvious immediately upon opening the bottle.

T - Complex melanoidins on bready malt with intricate dark sugars. Very faint hint of... smoke? Transitions into a modest german-type hop middle with the faintest tingling spiciness of rye. Fades into a bone dry finish with a subtle lingering dark fruit.

M - Medium to heavy body, medium carbonation. Excellent.

O - I want more!

Megahertz, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of CaptJackHarkness
4.45/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle, cap say's "Life in a hurry makes everything blurry"

This is called "Ourtoberfest" by Magic Hat. Orange/amber in color, sweet malty scent, slightly citrus in smell and taste!
Head wasy creamy/frothy white, laced glass nicely.

A good autumn time brew, not actually like a regular German Marzenbier/Oktoberfest, but very drinkable.

CaptJackHarkness, Sep 16, 2011
Photo of callmeclemens
4.43/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Perfect Autumn Brew.
Had this at a nice dinner potluck with friends in Early October.

Straight From bottle, has a nice thickness and warm taste. very much like a toffee and cinamin with a slight malted hoppy finish, goes down so smooth. Perfect for a Crisp autumn night with friends.

callmeclemens, Nov 02, 2010
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4.4/5  rDev +26.8%

Patlee3324, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of BruceWineworks
4.28/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

22 oz bottle poured into a glass.

A: reddish orange color with slight white outer lacing.

S: brown sugar, sweet spices and subtle fruit notes.

T: smooth light malts, tastey October spices and a sweet almost flowery finish.

M: creamy, light, and watery on the palate.

D: overall a super sessionable all night long Octoberfest.

BruceWineworks, Dec 03, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

DCgolfpro, Mar 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

wayngrove, Feb 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Rafster21, Sep 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

TheStick, Jul 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

iwillhaveanother, Aug 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

LarryMyers, Sep 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

MadWolf, May 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

justinehrlich, Dec 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

amir, Apr 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

ally24al, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of cdkrenz
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

A - Carbonated crystal copper body with a huge head full of large bubbles and the color of eggshells. As the head recedes it offers a humocky top.

S - Nice combination of slightly sweet malt and an edge of leafy hops.

T - Solid malt base of thin bread and sweet quick roasted malts. The finish offers a nice very mild hoppy bitterness. This is a very flavorful Oktoberfest style brew. One of the best flavor combination I've had in this style.

M - The feel is dry but not too dry. I think the feel in this brew may have been an accident. There's allot of carbonation making for a coarse texture, which seems to be contradictory compared to most other dry feeling beers I've had.

~ Overall this is a very good, drinkable, sessionable, likable brew. You should certainly pick up a six pack for yourself.

cdkrenz, Oct 01, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

jayp82, Apr 23, 2012
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citylifelover, Sep 17, 2012
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Hex from Magic Hat Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 909 ratings.