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Pistil - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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74
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620 Ratings
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Ratings: 620
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 39 | 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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4/5  rDev +23.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Georgia

3/5  rDev -7.1%

06-09-2014 09:51:36 | More by rudabegga9
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New York

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

06-06-2014 17:43:00 | More by caseyrobertson
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2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

06-05-2014 20:17:48 | More by Davepoolesque
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California

3/5  rDev -7.1%

06-03-2014 05:52:33 | More by KevMo84
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New York

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

06-03-2014 02:54:05 | More by complexnomenclature
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Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-03-2014 01:33:59 | More by wieshefe17
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Vermont

1/5  rDev -69%

06-01-2014 09:07:01 | More by chippo33
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Rod_J

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-01-2014 02:34:24 | More by Rod_J
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -7.1%

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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

3.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Slightly cloudy pale dandelion, white head, little lacing. Decent presentation of carbonation. Bottle art is colorful and inviting.

S: Muddied herbs, dough.

T: Definitely herbacious, like dry grass, but without anything to really oppose or balance it. Light malt is in there too.

M: Light, perfect carbonation for drinkability.

O: Faint, indistinct, and not quite tasty flavors and nose take away from this otherwise light and sessionable beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 05:56:09 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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Caveworm

Ohio

3.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pistil from Magic Hat Brewing Company is only my second herbal brew. Oughtta be interesting. Oured form the bottle into a glass, this brew's head goes away FAST. Light,transparent yellow in color.

Sure smells different. Certainly an earth -and -grass about it. Can notice the oat, too.

The initial taste is a dessert-like sweetness that leaves quickly. This left me with a crisp, clean finish. Other tastes I detect include the dandelion mentioned on the label, and just general "herbiness". Nothing lingering, though. Nice&light for a spring brew. I dig it.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp, as expected to compliment the taste.

a 3.5/5 overall. This wasn't as herbal tasting as I thought it would be. A great balance of strange ingredients with the familiar drinkability that comes with an ale. This is a great brew for spring AND summer on those clear-skied days where you just wanna laze about and enjoy the tiny things in life. I will buy this brew again for such occasions.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 03:44:10 | More by Caveworm
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.1%

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Pistil from Magic Hat Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 620 ratings.