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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2012
My bottle says Encore. Hazy orange-yellow color. Enticing spicey/citrus aroma, I’d alway like it a bit stronger. Spritzy with bright fruit flavors on the tongue. Firm bitter hops and a sweet finish that melts away, leaving me clapping for more. A really tasty and original take on an IPA.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JPDIPSO (5450) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Lightly hazed straw color with a moderate off-white head. Aromas of flour glue, wheat, citric zest and pulp. Candy-like citrus flavors jump to the forefront. Light wheat in the background. This one give me another example of an American wheat that I have a hard time embracing. So little character. 3/10

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlandersNed (393) - , Indiana, USA - OCT 26, 2015
12oz bottle. Floater-laden golden tone with variegated, off-white bubbles. Dulled hop aroma. Dried, green grassy and citrus peel flavor. A bit flat in mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymow (1345) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2015
bottled - nice orangey color but odd aroma. Decent flavor (not very hoppy though for an IPA). Refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1933) - Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Unclear yellow orange color. Frothy white head. Pretty sweet. Hoppy. Caramel. Tangerine. Pineapple. Mild to moderate pepperiness. Semi dry. Low to medium bitterness. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarinEvelyn (794) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2015
fairly carbonated, decent head. Taste is hoppy, a little citrus, greens (grass, straw)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4633) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2015
12 ounce bottle. The beer is a hazed copper color with a white head of foam. The aroma has grassy pine. The taste is mildly bitter and a bit resinous. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
samsmith33 (772) - - JUL 26, 2015
4 magic hat ipa’s side by side. 1 Electric Peel, 2 Encore (odd notion, wheat), 3 Lucky Kat, 4 HIPA. Encore is smooth. Wheat balances the sharp ipa flavors. Taste and Aroma are pleasant , but not very strong. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (2019) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 15, 2015
12oz bottle with the "Encore" label. This one had been sitting around in the fridge for awhile as I figured it would be disappointing but it’s not bad. In fact, one of the better Magic Hat’s I’ve had in awhile.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlmostHome (55) - Gulfport, Mississippi, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Surprisingly good and quite refreshing This is one that is buy again Not very heavy but has a nice kick. Thick head and full taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
721Lance (82) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Overall impressed with this blend. Hop arms f citrus and pine very evident. Some phenolics from wheat in flavor and light hop bitterness.


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