Trail Magic
Tree House Brewing Company

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Style:
German Pilsner
Ranked #20
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
88
Ranked #9,264
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 9.6%
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
246
From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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SCORE
88
Very Good
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Notes: Another foray into crispy refreshing lagers! Trail Magic pours a brilliant yellow in the glass with a puffy white head. Noble hops mingle with a clean cracker-like malt base resulting in a most refreshing beverage. A bit of spice with a soft but dry finish provide balance, making Trail Magic hard to put down... Clean and crispy, just the way we like them! A beer that makes us relish the waning summer days. . .
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Reviews by npolachek:
Photo of npolachek
3.28/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very pedestrian beer - nothing special at all. If anything, tastes very weak with little smell and little bitter bite. Crushable and drinkable, but not anything special IMHO.

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Photo of mnj21655
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very clear light gold with a finger of creamy white head. Aroma is grainy, with a touch of graham cracker, and light flowery hops. Taste has the graham cracker even more prominent but is still crisp and bitter. Good mouthfeel with a light+ body and medium-high carbonation. Overall this is a great beer, very refreshing and easy drinking with a balanced bitterness. I can't believe I'm about to say this about a Tree House beer but I would have liked to see a little more hop flavor and aroma here. They nailed the grainy, cracker-like malt character and the solid bitterness in the finish but a little more spicy, floral noble hop character would have put this over the top. Despite that critique I really enjoyed this beer. This is a beer that I'd be happy to drink all day long and it's very aptly named, if they canned this it would be a great summit beer.

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Photo of Sheppard
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golden. I like my pilsners to be a little more transparent. Crackers and honey aroma. Starts with some saltine crackers, then some honey graham crackers with a touch of toast. It's very malt forward, which I attribute greatly to the fact that it seems to be carbonated at a similar rate to their IPAs. It's not crisp which I look for in pilsners. It's definitely an interesting beer, perhaps even a good beer, but a good pilsner? I don't know if I can say that.

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Photo of Jrodsmrs51
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JLK7299
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

As good a Pils as you will find

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Photo of Gowens18
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thoglund
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.82/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ScientificSquill
4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of docainii
3.47/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bvac21
4.17/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Larueminati
3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IBUBrew
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BRoweski30
3.71/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of skyfra
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gbiello
3.8/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cjohns73
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JCrowe
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

really nice Pilsener

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Photo of peterpunk15
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eagle109
4.28/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of littlestevie14
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mrhappy321
5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mfdsr1
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trail Magic from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 246 ratings