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RATINGS: 2201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
buerckholtz (33) - asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2007
Porus slightly hazy orange color with a quickly deminishing head. Aromas of apricot and slight citrus hop. Has a thin palate, a bit fruity, prickly carbonation "bite" has a mass produced flavor so to speak. Getting better as it warms up, more malt aromas and flavor comming through. Not bad but nothing special. Im not sure what all the hype is about.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cheosky (33) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - MAR 22, 2012
heavy cloying sweetness, light body, oily feel, average carbonation, golden, clear, floral,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thehead92 (33) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 29, 2012
Just like the deScription; not sure what the overall taste is other than delish! Slightly toasty with a hint of citrus on the nose. Light orange/red color, head is there. Unusually refreashing, a medium slightly oily texture. Very enjoyable and worth searching out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
quantum24 (32) - New York, USA - AUG 25, 2003
Pale orange with a slight haze, nice white head. mild apricot aroma, slightly malty and acidic, fruity (apricot), with a mild bitter finish. typical magic hat, not great, but drinkable. (good beer when hosting a party many "beer drinkers" like it)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dthmtldgn (32) - barrington, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2004
i have heard only good things about this brewer before i had ever found it, and this was the first flavore i tried. the apricot wasnt overwhelming, as in other fruit beers ive had. definetly will pick this one up again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
calvinist (32) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 7, 2007
What can I say? I sampled this one at Barleys in Asheville. I liked it alot! Nice Apricot undertones with a hint of hops. I agree it would be a great summer beer but all in all I really liked the taste and palate of this beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mnlbatlle (31) - Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Fruity but artificial smell , nice color , clear. Minimal head . Can feel the minimal taste of apricot almost aftertaste. Would not recommend

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcallister (31) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2007
A pale copper color with a small white head dissipating quickly. No lace prevelant. Smell is yeasty with a good flowery hop sense as well as hints of fruits with other wheaty feelings. Medium mouthfeel highly carbonated. Fruity but not distinguishable. Chewy hop flavors but not overpowering. Not a beer I’m going to drink more than once. Dissapointed as this is my first try of a beer from the Magic Hat Brewery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexen84 (31) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 20, 2008
This was a little interesting in many ways but also seemed lacking in every department.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dangle (31) - Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA - APR 20, 2008
Golden color with a very fruity aroma. THe flavor is kinda sweet. All and all a good beer.

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