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Blind Faith | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
An ale of enlightenment created to aid in deciphering the puzzles along life's road, and to interpret signs in the voyages of the spirit. Blind Faith is an extremely well-balanced India Pale Ale with a crisp, refreshing hop bitterness and a deep malt body to match.

60 IBU

Added by stirgy on 08-04-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,300
Reviews:
492
Ratings:
1,222
pDev:
14.41%
Bros Score:
3.38
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
155
Trade:
0
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Photo of xanthochromic
3.86/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: copper amber with a slight haze under a 1" sudsy off-white cap with fair retention

S: citrus, tropical fruit, berry, peach skin, papaya, biscuit, light grains and a trace of sweat socks

T: flavors start mildly sweet with mostly fruit up front supported by a firm malt backbone and lead to a drying, mildly bitter slightly astringent finish

F: The body is medium to medium full and the carbonation is medium high.

O: a very flavorful, fruity, malty and appropriately bitter English IPA.

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Photo of MasterRigger
3.18/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nhdjinn
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

nice well balanced IPA citrus lemon hops

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Photo of DaveCash
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gregu2
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vetbidder
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark golden beer with a quickly dissipating head and an opaque look. Grassy and citrus mix on the nose sitting on a slight caramel malt base. Slightly citric with a malt center. Not very bitter but this beer has a very watery and slick feel and high carbonation. I'm not in love with this beer.

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of D1noB
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Citrus and pine up front with a bitterness that is throughout and really powers through at the end, followed by a malty smoothness.

Taste Rating in Words: It's running down a zig-zagging hallway that has a door at the end and you don't slow down and just kick the door in to finish the journey off.

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Photo of bixby1971
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dodo2step
3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A-murky amber color with a one finger frothy head. Lacing is sticky and covers inside of the pint.

S- citrus hops with caramel malt hints on the back end

F- Lemon/grapefruit citrus hops. There are earthy/caramel malt hints as well

M- citrus and IPAish which is good but it lacks the meat i am looking for.

O- its ok but i was hoping for more of the hop to come through and didnt.

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Photo of GratefulNole
1.9/5  rDev -46.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of feuematt
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Medium gold colored beer that has a rapidly fading head. Light fruit and hops is most of what you get from this beer. I'm not a fan of hoppy beers but the hops are not overpowering. Overall to me a decent beer.

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Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.17/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of American_Hawk
2.59/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.14/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of ffshore545
3.09/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jjamadorphd
4.03/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Most of the Magic Hats I've had were pretty much run-of-the-mill, this however, was much better than that...

The liquid from the 12 oz. bottle pours a dark, golden color with very nice orange and yellow highlights. There's not much of a head to mention or lacing, but it sure does look appealing in the pint glass. The smell was a sweet assail of fruit with a light hop tingle and I'll reverse this description for the taste - a distinct hop character with a light sweet finish. The mouthfeel was somewhere between light- to medium-bodied with a very crisp aspect. This might be the best MH I've had, if not, it probably rates high on my list.

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Photo of Furley80
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ericsotsky
3.21/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.51/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint from the bottle.

Appearance: Amber colo with medium to full bubbles with an off-white head rising half a finger's length.

Smell: hops but kinda light, dissipated quick lacking almost any potency.

Taste: Smooth citrus but comes off a bit little extra on the butter department.

Mouth: Semi sticky which disappears but tangy finish makes the beer a good thirst quencher.

Overall: Nice pick up, good for a BBQ but not as a steady keeper for the fridge. Good for giveaways or have something a little different than the rest when you're at a BBQ or beach time. Salud!

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Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bitburger
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IBUBrew
3.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ajdemma
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Blind Faith from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 1,222 ratings
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