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Apricot flavouring
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 beer brewed clandestinely and given a name whose meaning is never revealed. Why #9? Why, indeed. A sort of dry, crisp, fruity, refreshing, not-quite pale ale. #9 is really impossible to describe because there’s never been anything else quite like it. Fermented with our 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.


2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dprior (118) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 11, 2002
The fruity aroma and taste was appreciated with the first gulp, but after 3 or for gulps it just got old and overdone. They need to tone this down some. There were some good hops hiding back there, but they couldn’t get out from under all that fruit.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ToadMan (559) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 11, 2002
Just all around too fruity. Fruity smell, fruity taste, I like fruit but not in my beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Slush99 (6) - USA - MAR 9, 2002 does not count
It was ok for a change of pace. Definatley not a favorite beer, more of a novelty

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Choke (96) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 5, 2002
hippie lovin crap

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
darkvibe (68) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2002
Light, just the right carbonation and great taste. The aftertaste leaves something to be desired, though.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JabberJenn99 (9) - Maryland, USA - JAN 31, 2002 does not count
If you know someone who doesn’t like experimenting with beers, this is a good one to start off with. Light and fruity, this is a funky brew that can make any chick feel like trendy starlette.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Balthazar (86) - Clinton, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 27, 2002
Very fruity and hoppy... interesting taste, took a little while to adjust. I liked it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Merc (313) - Pullman, Washington, USA - JAN 20, 2002
A good fruity pale ale. Nice hint of fruit (peach/apricot) without being syrupy sweet. Nicely balances the bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brewmaster (168) - USA - JAN 18, 2002
When i visited Magic Hats brewery, i passed on this taste sample. There was so many to choose from. But now that i have tried it in a bottle - i wish i had it on tap. I have to admit Magic Hat’s brewery in Vermont is definatly worth stopping into, and one of the most unique.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 14, 2002
Like fruity beers? This is about as fruity as they come! A smooth mild pale ale with very light hop aroma. I don’t particularly like fruit in my beers especially apricots,... especially when you taste that above all else. The taste tired my toungue.


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