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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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This unique surprise cross-pollinates the classic American wheat beer with an American Pale Ale. What grows next is a fruitfully unfiltered union with a delightful hop aroma, a pleasant citrus hop flavor, and a beautifully balanced finish that leaves other ales hoppy green with springtime envy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle: (in winter pack, as "Encore") Pours cloudy orange-brown with a puffy, off-white head. Strong, grapefruit and orange aroma. Taste is hoppy, citric, orange-peel....zesty, strong carbonation, a little spice. Really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottled as Encore IPA in the Magic Hat Christmas pack. The most forthright aspect of this beer is certainly the hops, but shouldn’t that be the case? Appearance is a hazy orange with a relatively quickly dissipating white head. Quite carbonated with a really long-lasting hops flavor on the tongue. Smells slightly sweet, but most not aromatic (which is strange for a dry-hopped beer). This is a really nice IPA, but there are better ones out there in regular production. A smart addition to the Christmas pack for some hoppy variety.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pete4999 (1129) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle, part of a sampler pack and labeled as Encore. This was ok...not nearly hoppy enough or bitter enough for the IPA labeling, in my opinion. Easy to drink, smooth, a decent beer but nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (392) - - NOV 27, 2013
This brew gets better the more you drink. Pine nut flavor is similar to a gin & tonic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kirk36 (152) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Wheat ipa you say ? Eh, yeah is an ipa. But wheat...I don't taste it. Or maybe that is what they intended...oh crafty. ThTs the magic in this hat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Haslinger (865) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2013
12 ounce beer from a Magic Hat mixpack marketed as Encore, Solid beer, refreshing with good hops and citrus mixture. A bit earthy in smell, reminds me of the spring rains after a long hard winter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle at home, from the mix 12er. Thanks Ryan. Pour is slightly hazy orange with a small white head and good lacing. Stale bready, earthy, spicy hoppy, doughy, and vegetal aroma. Taste is malty, homebrew twang, toasted bread, wheat, light grass, skunky, slightly vegetal, oranges, and vanilla with a medium bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. More weak shit from Magic Hat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hershiser2 (1232) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Bottle "Encore", $1.58 from TJs, CHO. Pours slightly hazy amber with a large white frothy head. Smells of citrus and flowers. NICE! Tastes of lovely floral hops, good citrus - grapefruit peel, orange pulp. A bit on the watery side but this is delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3334) - Branson, Missouri, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle; as encore; poured a amber color with a frothy white head. Aroma of wheat, citrus, earth, zest and must. Really great aroma. Flavor was solid with some nice balance. Some wheat, with a lot of earth and citrus. Solid for a hybrid style I never truly love.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Bottled 330ml as "Encore" (New York C)
Hazy dark orange color, small white head. Overriped fruits, pine, citrus in the nose. Medium-bodied. Quite fruity hoppyness, pale malty, light notes of resin. Easy but enjoyable.

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