#9 | Magic Hat Brewing Company

BA SCORE
78
okay
5,671 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay
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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:
5,671
Reviews:
1,696
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
17.94%
 
 
Wants:
89
Gots:
1,255
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,671 |  Reviews: 1,696
Photo of Sk8sean86
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlackVeg
2.84/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Vetbidder
3.87/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smells of malt mostly with some faint fruity sweet smell somewhere in there. I'm tasting some fruit along with a solid malt backbone with just the hint of hop bitterness. It's a bit watery on the finish and it's there that I taste some wheat? Coming through. I think this is more complex than some people think and yet easy drinking. Pretty good I think.

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Photo of WCKDVBZ
2.23/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of thornburyslasher
3.44/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.02/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jan_acker
4.25/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of terrysjag
4.32/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cgrunin
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Selinsgrove2015
5/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Holderness
3.63/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L -- Pale amber with minimal head and lacing. Clear
S -- lilacs, apple, daffodils, hint of vomit
T -- Mild hops, brown sugar, floral notes
F -- Medium bodied, crisp
O -- A unique, intensely fruity brew

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Photo of ThePold
4.02/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured to a DFH IPA glass, not a lot of head resulting, but plenty of carbonation. Dark gold. Taste is kind of moderately light and worth a try. Not the greatest, but better than the okay rating shown overall.

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Photo of Phurley2
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.77/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
3.85/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akopczyk
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of duvel1979
3.94/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madakassal
3.35/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jleavitt08
3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AGoodStout
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of D1noB
4.66/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A smooth, Blueberry taste that hits in just the right place, an easily drinkable ale.

Taste Rating in Words: You lay down after a long day of work on those beautifully smelling, fresh sheets, as you slide to sleep you cant help but think how relaxing and comfortable your life just became.

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Photo of Taybeh
3.27/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmoore32
3.32/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nater919
3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

#9 from Magic Hat Brewing Company
3.4 out of 5 based on 5,671 ratings.
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