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Séance - Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
73
okay

452 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 3
Gots: 27 | 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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4.96/5  rDev +57%

Ryanpro, Aug 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +50.3%

TwoForty, Oct 27, 2013
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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.

microbrewlover, Sep 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +42.4%

hefferee, Aug 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +42.4%

amhatfield3, Oct 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +42.4%

Ccsimon5, Aug 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

mjh0527, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

j0hnc2468, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

ToddGingerich, Dec 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

jngrizzaffi, Aug 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

mcphish22, Oct 26, 2013
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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.

Cavanaghty, Oct 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

WVbeergeek, Aug 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

beerman999999, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

Trent, Oct 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

KevinGordon, Nov 04, 2013
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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.

atr2605, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

yuenglingfan101, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

jonathaniler, Oct 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

kdivers, Aug 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

shacawgo24, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

themanilow, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

deviousdannyg, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

Blueribbon666, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +26.6%

ercxi, Aug 10, 2013
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Séance from Magic Hat Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 452 ratings.