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Encore - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

685 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 685
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 6
Gots: 28 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Caramel golden copper color

Your nose can pick up on the bitter and wheat notes...

To be honest the first time i tried this beer I really enjoyed it, once i started getting into beer more and seeing what other breweries had to offer I realized MagicHat in general is a great introductory brewery. They have the ability to appeal to people outside of the craft brew community, which isn't a bad thing.
This kind of beer is exactly the kind of beer that can show a "craft beer virgin" that there is a beer out there that will appeal to your pallet no matter what your taste buds fancy.

This beer really hits home. But it is subtle as far as intensity of flavors. You are able to pick out the wheat and the hops, but its not overwhelming.
Definately a great introductory brew! Crisp and fresh-- great for Spring and Summer!

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Encore from Magic Hat Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 685 ratings.