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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:
#33,740
Reviews:
662
Ratings:
1,325
pDev:
13.39%
Bros Score:
3.62
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
138
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,325 |  Reviews: 662
Photo of kevINSIGHT
4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A nice IPA taste and aroma. If you like hop aroma and flavor, this is a very good beer. It is golden and the fine bubble just hover in the glass, almost like jello or what beer might look like without gravity; odd. Good stronger IPA from aroma through taste to aftertaste.

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Photo of chicagoish
3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gunnar603
3.03/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thunderballroom
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mriley1984
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sfc92c
3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of parkwood
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WheelsPSU
2.83/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of PaleAleSean
3.1/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Josholson666
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerma
3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good IPA! Little bit of an after taste. Was light considering the abv which is too high for me to drink more then one of. Would be good with a meal.

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Photo of BobMessina
3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrunEngr
3.49/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fitzy01
3.86/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
3.76/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mooseo
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of egrapplesberg
3.36/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Picked up in the ipa variety pAck. No date. Poured into pilsner pint glass. Clear golden with one inch head that dissipates to a very thin foam that sits at the surface. Little lacing and carb bubbles. Smell is bready almost like a pale ale or even a pilsner. No tropical aromas that I'm used to in an ipa. Taste fortunaly is better with a bitter citrus and is balanced nicely with malt. Dry finish and oily feel. Aftertaste lingers in the mouth. Another ok beer from Magic Hat. They make par beers that aren't bad but I just won't spend money on them unless it's something I haven't tried. And I hate there are no dates on the bottles. Cheers!

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Photo of GFM
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a pale golden color with two fingers of head. Much lacing, and it lingers. Barely perceptible caramel in the scent, which foretells some sweet malt balance. Somewhat lacking in body. Hop bitterness is present from beginning to end; the malt backbone is evident in the beginning but fades quickly and leaves just the bitterness. Of the Magic Hat IPA offerings, this is my favorite but not a particularly memorable or standout IPA.

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Photo of JG-90
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DevWand
3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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