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Dream Machine IPL India Style Pale Lager | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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848 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
magichat.net

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dream Machine, an India Pale Lager or IPL, is a melding of varied visions of an India Pale Ale and an Amber Lager. Once poured, its light copper color delights the eyes and a citrusy hop aroma flows through the nose. Upon first sip, a smooth hop bitterness reveals itself – fresh, bold and slightly spicy – before subtle hints of mild maltiness appear. A big hop bite and a crisp, clean lager finish combine for a beautifully balanced beer. Take Dream Machine for a spin and let your reverie begin.

Added by JAHMUR on 01-28-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,504
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
848
pDev:
14.41%
Bros Score:
3.37
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
319
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 848 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of Davepoolesque
2.76/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a tulip. This is no dream. Malty mess. Flowery hop profile. Tastes like tea. Not much bitterness. I wouldn't drink this again.

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Photo of rlamoy
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of vandeir_bochi
3.59/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chrisjoho
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gotti311
1.75/5  rDev -47.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of 101stJay
3.79/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yellolab2010
3.14/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Urk1127
1.88/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

-Clear brown
-Harsh grain, citrus rind
-Rough toasted malts, bitter orange peel
-Light

-Not much to say. I don't like it. Most Magic Hat beers ive found to have this harsh bitter rind to them

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Photo of JorgesThemeSwimming
3.49/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KChristie87
3.38/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.22/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of caahare
3.52/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of monk2021
3.73/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmont52
4.65/5  rDev +39.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DevWand
3.52/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jsalz21
3.19/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of breardon1776
3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A little hoppy like a IPA but tastes like lager. Great concept but feel it good of been pulled off better. Still...
a really nice beer. Need to tweak balance between the hops and the malt. Love the color. Love the feel. Taste brings score down some.

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Photo of Nfiorini513
3.15/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DukeRanger17
4.75/5  rDev +42.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap = Amazing!!! Not as funky...but still Hoppy

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Photo of PhineasMcClintock
3.28/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of seanote
3.21/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fermentedbarley
3.1/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 03fatboy
3.05/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.79/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy and moderately dark Amber in color, with an off-white head, the beer has a spicy hop nose, with some orange peel notes. The taste is balanced with a notable bitterness that jumps in at the mid-taste. Medium in body and some enjoyable mealtimes in the finish. Enjoyable beer.

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Photo of weuntouchable
2.51/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Nothing special. Tastes like a lager with a slightly hoppy finish. Drinkable, but not something I would recommend.

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Dream Machine IPL India Style Pale Lager from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 848 ratings
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