Deveiled | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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Magic Hat Brewing Company
Vermont, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

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Added by blknikon on 08-02-2013

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle. Poured out a clear, amber color with a small, off-white head of foam. It smelled of caramel, grains and not much else. Sweet caramel taste with a slight bitter bite.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.77/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 3/30/2014 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub, in Pawtucket, RI served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep coppery brown color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains earthy hops, caramelized malts, some citrus and other fruits.

T: The taste starts out with mildly sweet flavors of caramel and citrus. Then a strong but not over-powering earthy hops bitterness comes in to provide a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry and slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for while.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.31/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Look: Deep chestnut hue, thin lacing

Smell: Toasted grain, faint cocoa powder, mildly figgy, faint hop spice

Taste: Big smoothness, ample carbonation, wet, bread crust, very mild hop flavor, balancing bitterness, watery burnt coffee note, drying finish

Not even sure what this beer is really going for, simply a malt forward Red Ale with not much else going for it ... drinkable but not noteworthy.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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2/5  rDev -38.7%

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3.68/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on September 3, 2013

The pour is mahogany amber with a long -lasting off-white foamy head that leaves some decent lacing.

The aroma tends to be on the sweet and nutty side with caramel notes and a mild crisp hoppiness to balance things off. Also a bit soapy in smell.

The body is medium but it rather creamy.

The taste is much like the aroma with an emphasis on the sweetness rather than amber bitterness one comes to expect from the style. Caramel malts and a mild hop finish but it's the sweetness that lingers.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3.45/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

LOOK: Pours a dark clear amber with a soapy slight off white head. There is ample lacing left on the pint glass.

SMELL: Toasted malts, dark bread, floral hops, a bit of dark fruit and molasses round it out. Coffee and maybe a hint of vanilla.

TASTE/FEEL: Roasted malts, coffee, citrusy hops. Some molasses and charcoal like flavors, with a suitable hop profile. Solidly bitter, with a hint of pine there as well. Medium bodied feel, a bit thin, but the carbonation is spot on.

Robust amber ale or light porter, no matter which descriptor, an easy drinking experience.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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3.32/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Another new beer from Magic Hat, acquired as part of the Magic Hat Night Of The Living Dead variety pack. Expectations are moderately low for this one, also.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Pours a coppery amber color; ruby in the glass. About one finger of off-white head recedes to a bubbly ring extremely quick. Doesn't look like much, to be honest.

S - Smell is a step up: some grassy herbal hops, crisp amber malts, some earthiness, some mineral qualities, and a hint of yeast. As I let it sit, I get a faint maple syrup sort of aroma. Faint cherry and grape juice concentrate fumes begin to creep out also.

T - Taste is a bit better than the Magic Hat Séance, but it is still pretty bland. Mild hop bitterness cuts off just before it steals the show, and gives way to crisp bready malts. Faint citrus, but nothing much. This is mainly a malt showcase here.

M - Feel is crisp and clean, with slight stickiness. Virtually no lingering aftertaste.

Overall, another fairly bland offering from Magic Hat. Better than the Magic Hat Séance, and I'm glad to have tried it, but it isn't a beer I would seek out again. Mediocre, but worth a shot.

Magic Hat Deveiled ---3/5.

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