#9 | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A beer cloaked in secrecy. An ale whose mysterious and unusual palate will swirl across your tongue and ask more questions than it answers. A sort of dry, crisp, refreshing, not-quite pale ale. #9 is really impossible to describe because there's never been anything else quite like it.

20 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-09-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,316
Reviews:
1,721
Ratings:
5,790
pDev:
18.29%
Bros Score:
3.25
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
1,318
Trade:
0
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I've had two separate people tell me that the first time they tried this beer they thought their friends were messing with them and that there was pee in it.

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Tastes like an expired miller highlife. So gross!!

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Magic Hat #9 might be the worst beer I have ever tasted. It is bland, and the flavoring they add is simply horrendous. I've noticed this is the "cool" beer to drink in college towns. I don't think it is because it tastes good to certain people, I think they just like to say they are drinking a Magic Hat #9.

But really, this beer pours a hazy orange/yellow color. I have had this, or people I know have had this, and every time it smells like it is skunked to me, but that is how the brew always smells.

But, I do appreciate how this could be considered some sort of a gateway beer from your coors and miller lights to a better beer!

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Ill have a bud please!!

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 5,790 ratings