Jinx | Magic Hat Brewing Company

JinxJinx
BA SCORE
57.9%
Liked This Beer
3.71 w/ 587 ratings
JinxJinx
BEER INFO

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

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
It’s OK to be a Wee Heavy. Much has been made of the ills of smoking. Jinx thinks there’s nothing wrong with it. For years, he stood strong with his peat-smoked whiskey malt mash. He held his head high when others made fun of his wee heavy physique, becoming a mainstay in Magic Hat’s Night of the Living Dead Variety 12-Pak. People said he’d never attain an Original Gravity above 15.1 degrees Plato or an ABV above 6%. He proved them wrong. Take Magic Hat into the next alellenium. Vote Jinx.

23 IBU

Added by stirgy on 12-06-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,128
Reviews:
352
Ratings:
587
Liked:
340
Avg:
3.71/5
pDev:
13.48%
Alströms:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
87
Trade:
0
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Photo of robebo44
3.17/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kkazemi
3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.77/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear light amber color with a small white head. The aroma is sweet malt. The taste is malt driven

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Photo of Wizzle32
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wheels2532
3.97/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AGoodStout
3.05/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.44/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DaveCash
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KensWorld
4.48/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Had this back in the day while on vacation up north and loved it. Have not seen it for decade or so untill this year. Totally syked to see it again this time in Florida. I have to say it's as good as I remembered in back in the day. What a great take on a wee heavy style beer. Might be the best USA has to offer.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mamaraza
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2ellas
2.75/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of StoutElk_92
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours brown. Smells like smoky chocolate. It tastes like barbecued chocolate. Roasty, smoky, chocolatey coffee, and almost a bbq smoked meat flavor. Feels thin and highly carbed. I like the combo of the chocolate coffee and roasty smoke flavor in this. Overall a pretty good beer.

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Photo of PJCarnell
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DevWand
3.62/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeard89
3.19/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ramrod666
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of utahgiebs
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rescuezach4
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Jinx from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 57.9% out of 100 with 587 ratings
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