Wacko | 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): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wacko is the liquid song of summer: Crisp like the morning, cool like the evening and quenching all day long. Pop the top and set your summer loose. Wacko is a delicious summer beer with a big malty aroma, a subdued hop bite and a clean, slightly sweet finish.

15 IBU

Added by thekevlarkid on 02-28-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
415
Ratings:
782
pDev:
23.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2.25/5  rDev -21.1%
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1.32/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

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3.49/5  rDev +22.5%
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1.41/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured from bottle. When I was a wee lad, I used to have to accompany my grandmother to the hair salon for her monthly permanent -- the process of which created a fetid stench. This beer smells like a permanent. The color is a vibrant but strange pinkish-orange. It tastes bitter -- but not a good hops bitter, more like a bad medicine bitter, and has little to no carbonation. The aftertaste is worse than the taste, if that’s possible. I don’t know what, exactly, Magic Hat was smoking when they put this one together, but I think it might have been a combination of skunkweed, jimson weed, and bad psilocybin.

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3.36/5  rDev +17.9%
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2.58/5  rDev -9.5%
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2.02/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Flashback #195 - Had this a few years ago, horrible concoction.

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2.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.56/5  rDev -10.2%
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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%
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3/5  rDev +5.3%
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Appearance: Clear pale orange in color, with a small, dense white head, which retains well. Finely-beaded lacing adorns the glass walls. The carbonation is modest and slow-rising.

Aroma: Malty, sweet aroma, with some sweet fruity notes.

Taste: Opens with solid malt flavors, sweet, almost artificial fruit notes appear, somewhat reminiscent of breakfast cereal of long-ago childhood. A bit of late bitterness clears out the fruit flavors.

Mouth feel: Fairly soft, with a slight sting of carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Its OK. Nothing really moves me, maybe because its not summer, or perhaps because endless summer slacking just doesn't resonate right now. But, its alright.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown glass long neck bottle, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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2/5  rDev -29.8%

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Wacko from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.85 out of 5 with 782 ratings