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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Dream Machine, an India Pale Lager or IPL, is a melding of varied visions of an India Pale Ale and an Amber Lager. Once poured, its light copper color delights the eyes and a citrusy hop aroma flows through the nose. Upon first sip, a smooth hop bitterness reveals itself - fresh, bold and slightly spicy - before subtle hints of mild maltiness appear. A big hop bite and a crisp, clean lager finish combine for a beautifully balanced beer. Take Dream Machine for a spin and let your reverie begin.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (3101) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear golden-amber with a small head that fades to a messy ring. Aroma is surprisingly malty. Pale malt, light fruitiness, and grass. Tastes like a grassy lager. Just a touch of red fruit. Fairly strong bitterness in the finish. Not bad but a pretty boring IPL.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Malaclemys (421) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle, pours clear copper with a white head. Aroma is clove, pine, sweet malt. Taste is pine, citrus, corn, clean. Bitter dry clean finish with a medium-light body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HoppyScallywag (195) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Nice hoppy scent and the initial taste proves. The hops bite hard then calm down on the palate. It doesn't longer very long. Pretty enjoyable IPL. I would certainly get it again when in an IPA kinda mood and wanted something to drink through the night. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a light quickly dissipating head. Aroma is full of citrus and a bit of a malt background. Taste is sweet with a crisp but oily finish that takes away from the lager side of the beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewIPA (93) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2014
12oz bottle, nice American pale lager, smell of hops and citrus, not very bitter, just a hint. Decent, refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5250) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 6/2/14

Aroma: The nose is clean, light hops, citrus, grains, and some pale malts
Appearance: It pours a cloudy gold-orange color with a thin off-white head and light lace
Flavor: The taste is similar, but a touch dull, with a mix of citrus hops and pale malts
Palate: The body is light, it has an average-to-lively carbonation, and a light dry finish
Overall Impression: I thought this one was a decent, light, but unoffensive offering. It drinks decently enough, and has enough flavor to be a decent session as well (though technically not low enough in ABV). Not a favorite for me, but not bad.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8879) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle. Clear ruby tones with a short and patchy head. Aroma is strongly dirty with heavy notes of yeast, paint, cosmetics and yogurt, with fainter off-notes of burnt corn kernels and butter / sweat (diacetyl), fruit esters of pear / fruit cocktail. Malt shows itself as dry pet food mix, red apple skin, nuts, and caramel syrup... hop aroma, which should be the focus here, is a limp heap of leaf vegetables / spinach and maraschino cherry and cedar / pine. Sweet with metallic off notes, medium-light body, watery, under-attenuated, lightly bitter... butterscotch, dead yeast, hemp, burnt nuts, cosmetics, DMS.... piu what a dirty beer!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Pours a clear light amber/copper. One finger is lingering off white head. Aroma is malty and hoppy. Flavor has some caramel and sweet malt. Slightly fruity. Pine. Medium bodied. Finishes really clean nice beer. First in this "style."

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1632) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Magic Hat Dream Machine IPL has a thin-to-medium off-white head, a mostly clear, copper, bubbly appearance, and some decent lacing left behind. The aroma is of hop oil and sweet grain. Taste is of floral hops, some hop resin, sweet grain, and medium-baked bread crust. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Magic Hat Dream Machine IPL finishes crisp, easy going, and refreshing. RJT

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mtdewa1 (441) - rome, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Draft. Dark golden pour, medium white head. Aroma was citrus and a little malt. Taste was hops, mostly citrus. Some earty tones and malt. A bit thin, but overall smooth. Good beer but not great. Leans more towards an ipa.


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