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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Hex is a malty amber ale offering hints of toffee and caramel with its slightly smoky finish. Malt: Pale, Vienna, Crystal, Cherry Wood Smoked Malt, Rye Hops: Hallertau Yeast: German Ale Yeast


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (6281) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2010
12 oz. bottle shared on a Royale Tuesday beer showcase. Pours a clear golden-amber color with a small, sticky white head that leaves some foam and a ring atop the beer. Aroma of sweet malts, booze, cardboard, soda water, and honey. The flavor is much the same, with some straw. Sharp, foamy carbonation provides a bite and a seltzer mouthfeel. Light-medium bodied. This would have been better smoothed out, but as is, it just isn’t that interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6005) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2011
12oz bottle, thanks to robotopera and his fall Magic Hat variety pack. Mostly clear dark orange color, light tan head fading to minimal. Some head. This isn’t as bready and pretzel-y as I’m used to from oktoberfests, and I guess that makes sense now that I see here on ratebeer that this is actually an amber ale. It’s still bready with a tiny bit of spice, like the oktoberfest beers that I’ve sampled, but this one has a definite, distinct, and appropriate hop addition gives a needed balance to those oktoberfests. I’m seeing the toffee, caramel, and rye as well, now that I read the description. Carbonation has a high crest. Pretty drinkable, though. One of the better oktoberfests I’ve tried, that isn’t really an oktoberfest.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, nut color with an aroma and flavor that reminded me of candy corn and butterscotch

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2010
9/6/10. On tap. Orange-ish pour, almost looks like a pumpkin beer. Typical grainy smell, but loaded with soapy badness and even some sour... The flavor is bitter and grainy, turns extremely sweet, and then hints at some sort of odd chocolate touch. I wish this brewery would go away.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (5969) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle. Gold yellow pour. Thin white head. Aroma of pepper and malt. Taste is malty but a little bland.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2010
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head. Sweeter malty aroma, with toasty and toffee notes, and a light fruity hint. The flavor has sweet malts, toasty notes, a hint of rye, and some light hoppy bitterness. Nice.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SudsMcDuff (5792) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2011
dark copper, decent head .. . muddled to be word! some caramel and old amber extract .. . decent i guess but this is lower tier for sure .. .
The porch isn’t in plain view???
Where the hell is your UPS guy leaving your boxes? In the middle of the driveway?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5643) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2010
on draft at Coles, Buffalo, NY. lighter caramel, orange pour, aromas of apple juice, floral hops, caramel malts, fruit, toffee. Taste is caramel, fruity, light chocolate, orange peel. Light notes of MH?MA ringwood. Decent Vienna.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (5539) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a light amber color with a white head. The aroma is strong toffee with not too much else. The flavor is toffee, earth and dirt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Like a lot of beer from Magic Hat, the beer is average across the board.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2010
Bottle. Pours a copper toned body with an off white head. Malty body with caramel, toffee, almond and nutty tones in general. Bittersweet nutty mild body with a hint of earth and nuts to finish. Eh.


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