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HICu - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
62
poor

196 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 2.56
pDev: 34.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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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Barmato

New York

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

06-02-2013 19:37:07 | More by Barmato
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

06-02-2013 01:15:43 | More by bigbeers84
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Kearneytheking

Arkansas

2/5  rDev -21.9%

06-01-2013 02:58:59 | More by Kearneytheking
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maq89

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +7.4%

06-01-2013 02:33:48 | More by maq89
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Fietser

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

For me this is the worst beer I ever tasted. Yes, it has more character than a Bud, but it is just plain undrinkable. The smell is weird, and then the taste. At first it's just surprising and strange, but soon the bitter cucumber taste kicks in, and you'll feel obliged to just poor it down the sink. I love to taste new beers, and I always empty my glass. Not this time though, plain impossible. I like the aroma of hibiscus and enjoy hibiscus tea. I love the freshness of cucumber in the summer, but this beer has captured none of the good things of the flower nor the veggie.

I'm really surprised that Magic Hat released this awfulness. Certainly will make me avoid other Magic Hat stuff.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 01:03:54 | More by Fietser
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3/5  rDev +17.2%

05-29-2013 16:15:43 | More by Chris77McGrath
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norinco

Ohio

2/5  rDev -21.9%

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

Florida

2/5  rDev -21.9%

05-27-2013 23:27:55 | More by Trevormcraig
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DasPuma

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

05-27-2013 14:05:48 | More by DasPuma
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -12.1%

05-27-2013 05:56:34 | More by Zachtheporter
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MikalMick

California

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

05-26-2013 23:15:52 | More by MikalMick
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +17.2%

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

Ohio

3/5  rDev +17.2%

05-24-2013 20:20:22 | More by MadWolf
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sgregory

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -21.9%

05-23-2013 23:15:32 | More by sgregory
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notjaredlouche

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +17.2%

05-23-2013 08:06:32 | More by notjaredlouche
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1mrbeer

Ohio

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

05-22-2013 14:42:27 | More by 1mrbeer
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Mike

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -2.3%

05-22-2013 05:11:15 | More by Mike
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -21.9%

05-21-2013 13:08:23 | More by Curloftheburl
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MilkManX

Arizona

3/5  rDev +17.2%

05-20-2013 18:02:36 | More by MilkManX
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +66%

05-19-2013 05:22:45 | More by RobertColianni
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +27%

05-19-2013 01:32:02 | More by Eaglefan344
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timmysbeer

South Carolina

1.8/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

I was a bit surprised when I saw this... cucumber and beer? Appearance was a nice amber with sufficient head. I really enjoyed the smell, but I wasn't sure how it would translate to a good tasting beer. It got me a little excited to try it. Wow, what a letdown. It tasted soapy and bitter(a bad bitter) with a slight cucumber aftertaste(not a good one). It made me think I was drinking the cucumber melon lotion my sister used to get when I was a kid. I will say it got a little better after a few sips, but still diffucult to finish. I am surprised this made it out of Magic Hat. Try it if you are curious, but have very low expectations.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 22:29:51 | More by timmysbeer
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

1.25/5  rDev -51.2%

05-18-2013 03:15:47 | More by KerryCummins1977
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thesarahfuller

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -41.4%

05-18-2013 00:47:52 | More by thesarahfuller
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fuhgeddaboudit

Rhode Island

1.25/5  rDev -51.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

There are people out there who enjoy this? I'm not sure how this made it out of the Magic Hat factory. Mixing cucumber and beer just doesn't work. I don't know what else to say, I love Magic Hat but this particular concoction was repugnant. I'm hoping for the next variety pack they release to feature better styles and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 16:05:14 | More by fuhgeddaboudit
HICu from Magic Hat Brewing Company
62 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.