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Encore - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

691 Ratings
THE BROS
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okay

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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 6
Gots: 29 | 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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3.91/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Encore brewed by Magic Hat Brewing Company, with an ABV of 6.40% This brew pours out a cloudy amber color with a thick, white head. This is an unfiltered brew you can not see though it. The smell is rich with fruits and citrus and hit of malts. Encore has a bold taste with lot of flavor. You pick up on the citrus in this brew it is grapefruit, but it is not overpowering. The is also a nice hop taste at the end. This brew is a bold well balanced brew. There is nothing overpowering in this brew. The mouthfeel is nice and the brew has a clean finish. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4.25 out of 5.
I would buy this brew again. Encore brewed by Magic Hat Brewing Company was better than what I was expecting.

nicholas2121, Today at 05:40 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

MLCampbell, Yesterday at 03:32 PM
Photo of Caveworm
4.2/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Encore - Magic Hat Brewing Company, part of the winter sampler pack. Poured from the bottle into a glass, Encore's got a two finger thick off-white head, nearly impenetrable lacing, and a hazy dark honey brown body.

Smells like grapefruit-y west coast hops, maybe a little bit of holiday spiced malts.

I taste a kind of cranberry and ginger mixture along with the hops. Its actually very nicely balanced.

Mouthfeel is pretty clean and crisp. No hops lingering.

Overall a 4.25 for Encore - Magic Hat Brewing Company. Asides from the seasonal sampler back, I probably won't buy this brew again. I'm still in my IPA training wheels, honestly.

Caveworm, Yesterday at 04:45 AM
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A performance in every bottle! A good tasting wheat beer, it's easy to drink.

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Encore from Magic Hat Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.