#9 | Magic Hat Brewing Company

BA SCORE
78
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5,669 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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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
Ratings:
5,669
Reviews:
1,695
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
17.94%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
1,254
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Amber in color with a small head that quickly faded. The taste is fruity and refreshing. It would be a good "beach beer.". Overall, it's not the best beer ever by a long shot, but it's not a horrible choice either.

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Fruity beer to be enjoyed during the warmer weather months. Just finished some yard work and wasn't looking to combine with a particular type or style of food (which might be limited given the distinctive flavors).

Have had this beer in the past, but probably not for the last 2 years, Bought it as part of a 'sampler' case.

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
3.4 out of 5 based on 5,669 ratings.
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