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RATINGS: 759   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Hi.P.A. is a medium-bodied groove with a fresh and fruitful nose of tympanic temptation. It begins and ends with a big hop bite that is itself forever balanced on the brink by a steady rhythm of malt. Dry-hopped for extra quenching in the face of heat and beat, itís an ideal accompaniment to chilling out, turning inward or sailing onward through the music of the night toward the dawn of the mind. Itís the liquid way to say be here now lest you never come this way again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
michaeltrego (101) - Amherst, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 12, 2004
Very very bitter IPA that is thrown out of balance because of it. Good for about a 6-8 oz try, but hard to go for more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewIPA (93) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Pours a hazy gold with pleasant aroma, hints of citrus. Medium bitter, very well balanced. A wonderful IPA that I plan to buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
surf1284 (91) - USA - FEB 10, 2007
Pours a golden orange, with a nice laced head. Citrusy and piny aroma. Flavor was of your typical ipa bitterness. There was just something about this beer that was lacking, cant quite put my finger on it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MtStateBeer (84) - Hurricane, West Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2009
12 oz. bottle. Pours a slightly hazy, golden-orange color with a frothy off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, citrus and pine/resiny hops. Flavor is mainly from hop bitterness, but balanced with a good malty backbone. Mouthfeel is mainly astringent, but a decent medium body, fairly well carbonated. Overall a decent beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
metsbcd (83) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 13, 2008
Very good beer. Magical aroma, with a pleasant taste that invites you in for more. Hoppy, with some hints of citrus as well. One of Magic Hatís best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seekingup2 (80) - - DEC 12, 2011
I think this is the best of the IPA line from Magic hat. Nice mix of bitter hops and smooth citrus flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
schlitzfaced (80) - Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2013
poured from bottle out of ""night of the living dead variety pack". yellow hazy color with thin white head. Aroma is light hops with dry lemon taste. Not the big Hop bite I was looking for. Not bad, just so so. Love a lot of other Magic Hat stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Merrill (79) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2009
aroma of lemon and cotton candy with notes of papaya and mandarin orange. Light hoppy acid with a soft pillow of malt, nearly able to balance the bitter, No lame attempt - this is a real player. Like many others in this class, thiereís more hops than they know whta to do with. Drinkable wierh a finish hta has some combined fruit and hop bitterniess theat is not at all cloying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joesf35 (78) - Margate, Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2012 Slight hop presence in the aroma, with a pleasant yeast aroma to compliment, but not a standard black ipa aroma. Taste is bitter and roasty. Palate and carbonation is in line for an ipa. After the beer warms up the chocolaty malt comes through in the aroma and flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beermanusa (77) - California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Light amber, 2 finger head that leaves light lacing. Smell is dominated by the hops with pine and citrus (mainly grapefruit) standing out. Taste is bitter grapefruit with a little bit of pine and herbal hop flavors. Not extremely hoppy for an IPA, but has a solid bitterness without a lot of sweet to balance. Very drinkable.

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