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Humdinger Series: Over The Pils - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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82
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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Over the Pils features a smooth malt body that is paired with fruit and floral notes from generous additions of Brewer’s Gold and Crystal hops. Beneath the bold hop aroma hides a subtle warmth sure to take your taste buds Over the Pils and far away.

75 IBU

(Beer added by: SawDog505 on 04-10-2012)
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Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-15-2013 23:44:19 | More by lancecenter
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-05-2012 03:25:04 | More by mattparsons
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured out as a slightly hazy yellow color. The head was big and white on top. Very nice retention and lacing also, rather impressed honestly. The smell of the beer was sweet and grainy with a slight hops aroma in there also. The taste of the beer is sweet up front, minimal hops bitterness I the finish, subtle grassy note to it. The mouthfeel was thick, which I was impressed with, good carbonation and goes down really smooth. Overall it's got a good amount of flavor. It's better in my opinion than some beers of this style. Worth trying for sure!

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 23:22:15 | More by Knapp85
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Duhast500

Rhode Island

3.91/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap into a pint glass.

The color is a clear yellow/gold with a finger of foamy white and some slight lacing left on the glass.

The smell is Pilsner malt at first, sweet with some tart citrus aroma hints of tangerine and lemongrass.

The taste is a bit sharp with a sweetness that has a juicy hop flavor. Tangerine flavor mixed with some sweet pilsner flavor brings a tangy, bright flavor that pushes things a bit further than the aroma.

The feel of this beer is a light to medium body and is a really drinkable feel. There is a bit of carbonation here that lightens things up and makes it feel smooth and enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2012 18:16:33 | More by Duhast500
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My local shop has this on tap and I was able to get a 32oz growler fill for 6.50.

A - Fairly good carbonation at leas a 1/2 inch of sticky white goodness and a nice clear bright yellow hue of beer.

S - Smells mostly of mild hops, a dash of lemongrass, and maybe some pills malt in there. Smells good.

T - A fairly hoppy Pills with some mild yeasts and pills malt in the flavor but overall it taste much lighter than 8%. Hoppy finish gives it a nice crisp finish.

M - Medium bodied and a bit bitter but somewhat enjoyable.

Overall worth the price I paid for it on tap and it seems easy enough to get down despite the hoppy finish (or grainy even). Not worth the bomber prices which in PA are 11-15 dollars. If I paid that much I guess I would bash the review too...

Serving type: on-tap

05-24-2012 03:54:04 | More by DrDemento456
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap 5/26/2013 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a bright gold color, with a short dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains lager yeast, citrus, caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out with sweet flavors of citrus and caramel. Then some breadiness comes in from lager yeast and a thin malt character. The hops presence starts out weak but strengthens greatly as you continue to drink the beer and creates a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, it’s a solid beer worth drinking for a while but there are better alternatives within the style.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2013 13:05:37 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Massachusetts

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Connecticut

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Pennsylvania

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-02-2013 18:57:58 | More by nafredet1
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Humdinger Series: Over The Pils from Magic Hat Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.