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Pistil - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
74
okay

647 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 647
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.03%
Wants: 2
Gots: 51 | 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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j0hnc2468

New York

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-27-2014 00:30:49 | More by j0hnc2468
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Fergyx825

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -7.1%

Appearance: A light amber colored beer that is cloudy with some head on the pour that goes away after a little while. No bubbling as far as i can see.

Smell: I smell a citrus and coriander from the beer itself. Cinnamon and some malts.

Taste: a very bland taste. I taste the bitter citrus and the coriander as well as other spices. There is really no special taste to this beer.

Mouthfeel: High carbonation with a medium body makes for a okay mouthfeel but i'm not impressed by this. Not chuggable but drinkable.

Overall: okay. I don't know what they were going for here, but i'm not thinking spring beer.

03-26-2014 07:16:34 | More by Fergyx825
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agsourdough1

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-26-2014 02:54:43 | More by agsourdough1
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benalbert

New York

4.25/5  rDev +31.6%

03-25-2014 19:57:50 | More by benalbert
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m_p_snyder

Ohio

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-25-2014 01:33:29 | More by m_p_snyder
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Soncheebs

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

03-24-2014 04:57:01 | More by Soncheebs
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

2/5  rDev -38.1%

03-23-2014 23:51:31 | More by Michaeldmanley
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kidthunder

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-22-2014 22:56:44 | More by kidthunder
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev +14.2%

Poured into a mug, color is straw gold, head is white, presents 1/4 inch thick then fades quickly to a thin ring along the glass.

Smell is neutral pale malts, simple, pretty clean, no detected dandelion, some lighter floral and grassy hops.

Taste is similar to the nose, simple malts, clean flavors, no dandelion, some light sourness and stronger bitterness are noted; floral hops are more present than in the aroma.

Mouthfeel is slightly bitter, slightly sour, which present on the tongue and lightly on the cheeks.

Overall, an simple ale, subtle flavor profile and aroma, kind of easy drinking.

03-22-2014 22:42:35 | More by mvanaskie13
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

03-22-2014 21:13:01 | More by weeare138
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mojohawk21

Missouri

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-22-2014 00:42:19 | More by mojohawk21
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-21-2014 11:24:21 | More by tbryan5
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smurphy493

New York

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-20-2014 23:12:07 | More by smurphy493
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ZorroZ

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-20-2014 01:00:58 | More by ZorroZ
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Drinking_Mantis

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-19-2014 02:08:14 | More by Drinking_Mantis
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eb3ny

New York

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

03-18-2014 04:52:15 | More by eb3ny
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Shawnspl

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +23.8%

03-18-2014 01:49:28 | More by Shawnspl
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -53.6%

03-16-2014 12:10:28 | More by Fettpopps
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mletten

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

03-15-2014 20:59:49 | More by mletten
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

03-14-2014 18:26:05 | More by jjd315
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-14-2014 13:37:21 | More by foghornleghorn22
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-14-2014 03:53:46 | More by tbone64
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.1%

03-14-2014 03:49:41 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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mpenske

California

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

03-13-2014 02:15:17 | More by mpenske
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

03-11-2014 20:02:13 | More by Kmlund
Pistil from Magic Hat Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 647 ratings.