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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our take on the classic summer wheat beer...it’s a light, crisp ale for mowing lawns, hitting lazy fly balls and communing with nature. Glowing like brilliant rays of golden sun, its malty sweetness finishes tart and crisp. Hocus Pocus is best appreciated with a wedge of orange. Offered as a sacrifice to cloudless days.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7915) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2004
I like Magic Hat beers. This one was a middle-of-the-road wheat beer...not bad, but not outstanding either. A good lawnmower beer, but hard to find and over-priced for what you get.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
crossovert (7566) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2014
355ml bottle. Pale gold pour. This one is absolute water. In the bud light fashion, if you want an easy-drinkign summer thirst quencher wheat beer reach for an anderson valley gose.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7157) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Bottled. Poured cloudy lighter golden with a tall, creamy, sticky white head. The aroma picked up bright earthy wheat and orange zest, with faint undertones of band-aid.. smelled like it was going to be drinkable. The flavor found tart wheat, orange zest, and white spices throughout.. honey and generic pale malts supported.. tangy finish with orange rind and residual grainy sugars. Light-bodied with fairly high carbonation on the palate.. tangy and engaging in spots, but too many grainy sugars in others.. overall very drinkable, but not necessarily good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 7, 2003
Lightly sweet and golden with some citrus flavor and spice. Refreshing, but thin. Still a good American wheat.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
motelpogo (6701) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 29, 2004
tap@mugs. i thought magic hat would come up with a better wheat than this. i assumed it was an attempt at a wit as it was pale, slightly hazy, lightly lemony with some nasty traces of laundry detergent in the finish. thin and boring

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6569) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 10, 2010
Draught at MacGregor’s in Rochester. Pale golden color with lace. Golden malt aroma with wheat, light hops, butter and citrus. Nicely hopped flavor, but not too much. Creamy, buttery, wheat malt with fruit and citrus. A nice summer drink. Dry, fruity, lightly champagne-like finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 3, 2006
Pours a copper color with a decent off white head. Smells of wheat, lemons, hay, fresh cut grass. Tastes of lemons and chewable vitamins.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2005
Bottle: Straw color, fairly clear, thin sudsy white head, fairly decent lacing, light carbonation.   Pale wheaty nose, slight citrus zing, seems semi-sweet, a little musty or barnish as well.   Sweet grass/straw on the tongue, tangy, minor sweetness, but falls off fairly quickly.   Body and mouthfeel are average.   Semi-sweet wheaty finish, but its fairly soft and subtle.   Clean, but not as big as its counterparts.   Needs more umph.   Thanks Dan!


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6262) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Blind rating, bottle. Head is initially small, frothy/fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (grapefruit), lightly yeasty (dough). Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Not much going on to talk about.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Bottle. Pours clear gold with a white head. Light malt aroma with lemon and wheat notes. Light body. Flavor has a straw note and a light lemon note. Not bad, but pretty bland. I guess it would be a nice summer beer.


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