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Encore - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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671 Ratings
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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 6
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A genre-blending mix of an American wheat beer and a traditional India Pale Ale. Encore is hopped and dry-hopped with Simcoe and Amarillo hops, and has a pleasant grapefruit aroma that compliments its subtly sweet malty backbone. Grab a lighter and get up front!

45 IBU

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 09-08-2010)
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bnes09

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3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Translucent orange ale. Somewhat weak head. Descent retention and some lace spots.

Fresh orange, pine and coriander aroma with hints of malt in there as well.

Flavor is bright and fresh with hop characters prominent. Grapefruit, dish soap and pine needles describe the hops well. Malt is sturdy in the background and provides a mild sweetness which holds the brew together. Well balanced.

Medium bodied and quite drying from the hops. Plenty of lively carbonation.

Good stuff. I like the wheat IPA concept. Problem is its hard to detect the wheat characters underneath the aggressive hops. This beer allows just enough of the wheat flavor to come through.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 02:29:17 | More by bnes09
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Encore from Magic Hat Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 671 ratings.