UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 16, 2003
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Eli Cannon's in Middletown, CT. Looking orangey gold with a frothy white head. Aroma is an onslaught of hops. Very herbal and almost pot-like. One of those american high alpha hops, heavy handed smelling. Flavor is all hops. Really no malt to speak of, body is amazingly light for the alcohol content, and all hop bitterness. Very herbal, slightly grassy. Hops are brutish and not very clean tasting. It's bitter, but I don't really think it's very balanced or really all that great. I'd like way, way more body, some estery fruit for complexity, and some other kind of hop. I'd actually prefer cascade, since it's got a nice clean flavor to it and can serve to be very hoppy. Disappointing, considering I think Magic Hat does a good job with most of their beers.
Seannpc (134) - - JUN 25, 2016
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Malty aroma. Lighter yellow color and medium thickness. Bitter start and stale bitter finish
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jsporrer (626) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2016
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a bottle. Pours a cloudy bright amber with a medium foamy white head. Light carbonation and plenty of lacing. Semi-sweet fruity aroma with notes of light spices and biscuit. Taste is fairly bitter citrus rind with a somewhat dry finish. Not very refreshing. Not as good as I expected.
RxForHealth (179) - - MAR 14, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from IPA pack purchased at brewery. This is my least favorite from the pack, but it's still an excellent IPA. I find this one a little too bitter.
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rodenbach99 (4164) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Style et résumé: IPA simple.
Comment: En fût chez Magic Hat.
Portrait: Une robe pâle avec une mousse blanche. Un nez mi-floral mi-agrumes avec une touche de malt blond. Une bouche simple avec des saveurs d’agrume. Une légère amertume est présente en finale.
SlovakSniper (4986) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
En fût sur place. Parfums floraux et citronnés avec une dose contrôlée de malts. Au goût, fruits et fleurs, fine résine, céréales secondaires. Corps moyen et actif. Finale amère et acidulée. Bien correct.
Ed5388 (3168) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle that I found rotting in the back of my fridge. Courtesy of dmac I believe. Pours a crystal clear light golden orange with 2 fingers of frothy white head. Aroma of old grains and rotting citrus, with some weird yeast notes in the finish. Taste of bad lemons, citrus skins, caramel malt, yeast, and honey. Some medicinal notes as well. Meh
raymow (1395) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2015
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottled - pale golden color. Decent head. Refreshing, not super hoppy. Not much aroma. Cool label.
MarinEvelyn (799) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 20, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fruity, hoppy aroma and taste. A little creamy, frothy, bitter finish. Some malt. Fairly light, nothing too strong way or another that sticks out.
beerbaaron (1938) - Arizona, USA - SEP 20, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Almost clear light orange golden, small white head. Pine. Citrus. Floral. Caramel. Medium plus bittersweet. A solid brew, but not really my thing.
raphael (1153) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bought a Magic Hat IPA sampler in Hudson. A little thick in the mouth. Deep yellow with moderate white head. Flavor is resin with some lemon back, further caramel. lighter aroma, resin & caramel. Inoffensive, flavorful enough.