Hi #9 | Magic Hat Brewing Company

Hi #9Hi #9
BA SCORE
20%
Liked This Beer
3.32 w/ 120 Ratings
Hi #9Hi #9
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A mysteriously good India Pale Ale with citrus and piney hop notes, balanced by #9’s signature sweetness.

Added by tdm168 on 08-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,593
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
120
Liked:
24
Avg:
3.32/5
pDev:
18.07%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Photo of ScaryEd
1.72/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Bitburger
3.66/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of StoutElk_92
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PJCarnell
2.77/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of aussiebeer
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattMorin
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beergoot
3.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Deep gold colored body; thick, foamy white head; plenty of carbonation. Spicy/citrus hop aroma; lemon zest; minty; fruity. Flavors starts out strongly mimicking the aroma; somewhat astringent; faint notes of cereal grains; strong bitter aftertaste. Medium body; somewhat watery in character; dry finish.

A fair IPA with a somewhat unique flavor profile that may work for some people and not others. I almost equate the flavor to a minty toothpaste. It must be the hops that give this a queer pungency and spicy resinous quality. Unique in its own way...

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3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eman17
3.59/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beer-Revelry
1/5  rDev -69.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Absolutely a pathetic JOKE of an example of an IPA. This literally tastes like an extremely metallic and chemically bitter Keystone light. Worst IPA I've ever tasted in my life I think. Magic Hat is normally solid, but this is just bad.

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Photo of chefhatt
3.27/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light copper body with a nice foam head.
aroma is citrus and pine
Taste has a some citrus but is more sweet than hoppy.
mouthfeel is smooth
Not a hoppy ipa.

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3.2/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

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4/5  rDev +20.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.12/5  rDev -6%

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3.18/5  rDev -4.2%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of bgillespie
3.56/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Dark, clear, golden yellow. Thin white head.

Smell: Pine, some citrus, faint,

Taste: Sweet with some pine. Similar to #9. Not that hoppy

Mouthfeel: Light, well carbonated.

Overall: A solid beer, but if you want a hoppy IPA, this might not be the way to go. The bitterness is there, but not strong like you expect in an IPA. Still, the sweetness and piney flavor go well together.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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Hi #9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 20% out of 100 with 120 ratings
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