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Hi.P.A. | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
magichat.net

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
hI.P.A. begins and ends with big, bountiful bites of hops, hops and more hops while maintaining the barest hint of a malty middle in the mouth.

70 IBU

Added by UncleJimbo on 05-14-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,405
Reviews:
662
Ratings:
1,325
pDev:
13.39%
Bros Score:
3.62
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
138
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.69/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

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3.05/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.05/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.74/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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1.96/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.06/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

"2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
samsmith33 (730) - - JUL 26, 2015
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07/26/2015
4 magic hat ipa’s side by side. 1 Electric Peel, 2 Encore (odd notion, wheat), 3 Lucky Kat, 4 HIPA. Taste has a bit of vinegar and maybe pepper. Pine. Hops. Not pleasant. Sour and bitter mix."

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3.32/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: very slight haze; medium gold in color; with a fairly aggressive pour, a 3 finger ivory head that receded slowly to a wispy cap; very nice lacing;

S: very restrained; what's there is floral;

T: a hint of tropical fruit up front, then it's floral all the way; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: a little thin for an IPA; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: not very interesting; not much aroma and the body seemed thin; no complexity in the flavor;

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3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
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4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
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3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
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3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
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3.09/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I'm not sure why I even bother with this brewery anymore. I can't remember I've had a great beer from them. Curiosity, I guess? Either way, this beer adds little to their "hoppy pale ale" lineup that needed to be added. Great head and nice medium body, but the flavors are just bitter hops, caramel and bread malts, slight buttery nose, and of course that lovely, oxidized wet cardboard flavor we all know and love that keeps popping up in their beers. I might be just about finished with these guys.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
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3.34/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Hi.P.A. from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 1,325 ratings
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