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Séance - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
okay

433 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 4
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jackal on 07-31-2013)
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TwoForty

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +50.3%

10-27-2013 01:46:46 | More by TwoForty
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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +45.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This brew pours black in color with a two finger tan head which lasts for several minuets. Moderate carbonation and medium to high lacing which stays on the glass until the end.

The smell is fruity, nutty and earthy. Heavy with roasted and sweet malts. Some chocolate and maybe brown sugar.

The taste follows the nose with sweet and then roasted malts dominating. There is a bitter element, similar to coffee. Fruits and nuts come in in the middle then light spiced hops appear on the back end. All very well balanced.

The mouthfeel is thin and creamy; very drinkable. Some, not much, bitterness left in the mouth after swallowing.

Overall this a very well balanced beer. A little different than your usual Saison due to it being dark with very thick roasted/burnt malts. It is an interesting mix from Magic Hat; I would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 20:08:11 | More by microbrewlover
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hefferee

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +42.4%

08-28-2013 15:25:34 | More by hefferee
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amhatfield3

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +42.4%

10-16-2013 22:31:59 | More by amhatfield3
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mjh0527

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

08-16-2013 23:56:34 | More by mjh0527
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j0hnc2468

New York

4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

05-17-2014 19:07:21 | More by j0hnc2468
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

12-28-2013 19:14:03 | More by ToddGingerich
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

08-11-2013 03:23:43 | More by jngrizzaffi
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mcphish22

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

10-26-2013 16:08:42 | More by mcphish22
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Cavanaghty

Maine

4/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a sample glass.

Appearance: Darker brown color, with a beige head.

Smell: Smokey like aroma, with malts, hops and floral notes as well.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Smokey wood flavor, with malts and hops, and some earthy tones.

Overall: Excellent Saison, really enjoyed the unique flavor of this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-29-2013 01:03:08 | More by Cavanaghty
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +26.6%

08-17-2013 05:37:34 | More by WVbeergeek
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beerman999999

New York

4/5  rDev +26.6%

09-01-2013 12:53:04 | More by beerman999999
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Trent

Michigan

4/5  rDev +26.6%

10-03-2013 22:43:29 | More by Trent
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +26.6%

11-04-2013 03:57:56 | More by KevinGordon
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atr2605

New York

4/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a dark coca cola color with a foamy tan head with excellent retention
S-roasted coffee, unsweetened chocolate, some spicy yeast trying to squeeze through
T-more chocolate and coffee that is deliciously toasted and roasted leaving a flavorful background for the yeast to shine through in the finish
M-medium bodied, very sessionable
O-I thought this was a pretty kick ass brew. I havent had many dark saisons that work but I thought this still packed plenty of flavor while stay maintaining the key components of a classic saison.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2013 03:24:17 | More by atr2605
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yuenglingfan101

Indiana

4/5  rDev +26.6%

10-21-2013 18:52:10 | More by yuenglingfan101
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jonathaniler

Florida

4/5  rDev +26.6%

10-27-2013 01:29:21 | More by jonathaniler
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kdivers

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +26.6%

08-27-2013 04:44:35 | More by kdivers
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shacawgo24

Illinois

4/5  rDev +26.6%

11-14-2013 20:49:23 | More by shacawgo24
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themanilow

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +26.6%

03-02-2014 01:51:04 | More by themanilow
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deviousdannyg

New York

4/5  rDev +26.6%

11-25-2013 02:41:50 | More by deviousdannyg
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

4/5  rDev +26.6%

04-20-2014 12:58:57 | More by Blueribbon666
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ercxi

Alabama

4/5  rDev +26.6%

08-09-2013 23:33:00 | More by ercxi
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LouDogg114

Georgia

4/5  rDev +26.6%

09-02-2013 20:25:40 | More by LouDogg114
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stevergca

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +26.6%

05-12-2014 21:00:04 | More by stevergca
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Séance from Magic Hat Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.