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Mother Lager | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Evolved Euro-Style Lager. Brewed to spur the people to unite in the fight for imbibing emancipation and smash the oppressive tyranny of malt monotony! Mother Lager was a refreshing, evolved alternative to the familiar Euro-style imports, exported from the People's Republic of Vermont.

17 IBU

Added by taez555 on 09-17-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,526
Reviews:
79
Ratings:
133
pDev:
14.63%
Bros Score:
3.53
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 133 |  Reviews: 79
Photo of kdivers
3.08/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jtw21
3.59/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjamadorphd
3.27/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

One of four offerings from a "Spring Break" 12-pack, I was pleasantly surprised by this tasty lager.

The beer pours a very nice head but with absolutely no staying power. It does however have good lacing down the glass. This was the second of the four offerings from the box that was more carbonated than I like and not much in the terms of a distinct scent. In fact, it didn't have much of any. In the end, it was a flavorful lager which I find much better than most.

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Photo of kjkinsey
3.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of khutch39
3.11/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I'm really disappointed by this beer. Reminds me of a fruity, skunked yuengling. The head was actually pretty intense looking, but it completely dissipated after the first sip. I was surprised at how amber coloured and light-bodied it is.

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Photo of Cappzilla
3.13/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LXIXME
3.49/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gregu2
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buckyp
3.49/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
3.43/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.92/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
3.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MKal
3.65/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a yellow color with 2 fingers of head that fairly quickly fades down to a very thin ring of lace

S: Grain, toasted malt, a bit of adjunct sweetness, and some light fruitiness highlight. Nothing really out of the ordinary

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a mix of the adjunct sweetness and grain notes, followed by some toasted maltiness and hints of fruitiness. Sweetness increases towards the finish. Finishes fairly clean, with a bit of the adjunct sweetness

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: Standard fare with this Euro-style lager. Really nothing exciting here, but it is a solid drinker. A nice curveball in the spring pack

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Photo of puboflyons
3.36/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl.oz. bottle. This has returned for one of the 2016 mixed 12 packs. Sampled on Feb. 13, 2016.

The pour is yellow with a moderate fizzy white head.

I get that distinctive Magic Hat yeast with the other esters including toasted bread and grass.

Light to medium body.

The taste also brings out a bready and toast character with grassy hops but the bitterness seems a bit bigger here than I imagined

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Photo of jsouza
3.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
3.67/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.06/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jaxon53
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of SpasmWaiter
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

Photo of samibr
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of morrowd3
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Slatetank
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of chippo33
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

Mother Lager from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 133 ratings
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