#9 | Magic Hat Brewing Company

BA SCORE
78
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5,684 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:
5,684
Reviews:
1,697
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
17.94%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
1,265
For Trade:
0
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Nice solid summer beer. ( I am not of the fruity summer beer fans). Almost two-toned beer. Ambers and reds mixing on the pour. almost two finger head. Good carbonation.

Excellent flavor. When very cold, there was a slight cherry mixing with a hops tone. Solid body, smooth throughout.

A regular beer for me, but not excellent. Can be found at many bars around Michigan reasonably priced.

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257th Review
355ml bottle poured into Westy 12 (small) chalice

A: Pours a light golden orange. 1.5 (white) fingernail head on gentle pour.

S: Touch of bready malt, soft dried apricot, and banana. Some citrus too.

T: Mostly apricot here with loads of sweetness - almost too much so. Malt backbone is strong, but not necessarily enjoyable. Still refreshing though.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: A decent beer, but nothing to write home about. No "born on" date, but I think this might have been sitting around for a bit too long.

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#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
3.4 out of 5 based on 5,684 ratings.
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