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Pistil - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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630 Ratings
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Ratings: 630
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Stop and smell the petals Pistil is a summer beer unlike any other, brewed with a combination of dandelion petals, Pale and Acidulated malts, flaked oats, and Apollo and Northern Brewer hops that results in a one-of-a-kind beer with a slightly sour acidity and a smooth malt body. Perfect for taking down deep thirst.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: shand on 04-16-2012)
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barczar

Kentucky

3.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy golden pear color with a fading one inch ivory head that dissipates into a bubbly layer of foam.

Aroma is dominated by grainy malt and corn adjuncts, followed by light notes of citrus and floral hops.

Flavor is decidedly tart, with peach undertones commandeering the profile. Wheat and bready malt form a weak backbone, carrying into a lightly bitter, fairly dry finish. Pear, lemon, and floral hops surface as it warms.

Body is moderate to light, with high carbonation.

Saw this on a whim and hadn't tried it before. Didn't expect the tart flavor. It's drinkable. Not spectacular, too many adjuncts and fairly simple, but decent for magic hat.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2012 07:34:44 | More by barczar
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Pistil from Magic Hat Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 630 ratings.