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HICu - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
62
poor

200 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 2.56
pDev: 34.38%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jwc215 on 04-15-2013)
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JZ77

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +17.2%

07-17-2013 21:35:26 | More by JZ77
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New York

3.25/5  rDev +27%

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3/5  rDev +17.2%

05-26-2013 17:50:00 | More by TTripp725
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Jason

Massachusetts

2.68/5  rDev +4.7%

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date. "Natural Flavors Added" worries me.

Good looking head, hazed copper hue. Medicinal or botanical cucumber aroma, reminds me of soap or perfume ... not much else to the nose. Very smooth, dryish moderate sized body. Very tame hibiscus that gets steamrolled by the cucumber flavor, which again tastes soapy to me. Some beer-ish flavors come out, mainly a light graininess.

Extreme ... yes, drinkable ... no. Great idea but it lacks execution here and perhaps cucumber just does not work in beer. We'll chalk this up with a good effort in experimenting similar to their rosemary garlic ale they did years back.

06-06-2013 01:37:46 | More by Jason
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +46.5%

04-21-2013 21:31:19 | More by Katylou7
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3.25/5  rDev +27%

09-10-2013 01:25:18 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

06-06-2013 01:13:38 | More by briandaube
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +50.8%

Magic Hat HICU 
That's an copper ale wit hibiscus cucumber ale a light pale almost melon like vibe aroma has flowery fruit note that actually works....flavor gives off a cucumber flush hibiscus note that just works eady going ale very good stuff! The first fruit vegetable beer I've liked.

07-08-2013 19:54:50 | More by WVbeergeek
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BrianCuoz

New York

3.5/5  rDev +36.7%

04-20-2013 15:29:28 | More by BrianCuoz
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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -21.9%

04-20-2013 02:20:51 | More by acurtis
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heather625

Oregon

2/5  rDev -21.9%

07-21-2013 20:32:57 | More by heather625
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JoshSyphilis

Indiana

1.28/5  rDev -50%

More low grade perfume than libation. Like using a Magic Tree air freshener as a tea bag. Almost as if a sub par beer was finished by straining it through a Garden Center planter at whatever crappy box store it was purchased at. Throw in a fetal stage pickle wedge and Wa-La! Straight butt!

08-17-2013 02:52:46 | More by JoshSyphilis
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talahrama

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +17.2%

08-14-2013 04:11:57 | More by talahrama
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prdstmnky

Vermont

2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

06-27-2013 23:16:54 | More by prdstmnky
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Arizona

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

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Ohio

2/5  rDev -21.9%

05-29-2013 15:11:48 | More by norinco
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kristenrae8

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

05-02-2013 03:07:27 | More by kristenrae8
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

2/5  rDev -21.9%

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3/5  rDev +17.2%

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Gmann

New York

3.31/5  rDev +29.3%

Pours a light copper color with an off white head that settles into a light cap.

The aroma has a big cucumber scent, very fresh. This is mixed with the floral hibiscus. The malt is neutral and there is that brown sugar like yeast scent that is in all magic hat brews.

The taste is of a tea like malt with a light lemon twang. Big cucumber flavor that provides a fresh flavor. The hibiscus is noticeable and provides a floral and bitter not. Not very deep in flavor but refreshing.

The feel is light and the carbonation is airy. Lightly sweet on the palate and finishes with a dry bitterness.

A decent brew. Not very exciting but I like cucumber though it may be a bit strong.

06-08-2013 21:55:13 | More by Gmann
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Connecticut

2/5  rDev -21.9%

05-21-2013 13:08:23 | More by Curloftheburl
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07-08-2013 20:25:49 | More by Pookie
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HICu from Magic Hat Brewing Company
62 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.