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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Stop and smell the petals. Pistil is a summer beer unlike any other, brewed with a combination of dandelion petals, Pale and Acidulated malts, flaked oats, and Apollo and Northern Brewer hops that results in a one-of-a-kind beer with a slightly sour acidity and a smooth malt body. Perfect for taking down deep thirst.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CharmCityCrab (156) - Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Tastes like dandellions and acid with some light bittering hops and very tepid malts in the background. You know those post-apocylptic sci-fi movies? This is what the main character would probably be drinking, brewed from weed like flowers grown in acid rain. Passable in a mix pack, but not worth seeking out.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle from Sam’s in Durham. Pours a light orange/dark gold haze with a white head. Nose is sweet grain, light vegetal, wheat, some light acidity. Floral and grassy notes. Similar taste but with a touch more sweetness and a dry palate. I could perhaps drink six of these. It’s different.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
12oz bottle pours yellow with a thin white head. Aromas are faint some slight floral notes and citrus with some slight bread. Flavor is watery and very weak but on the bitter side. Body is thin and watery with a weak finish

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2013
What in tarnation is this dandelion ale? Served up first in January, which is a bit too early to be thinking of spring, grass, and flowers, which this beer didn’t have much flavor of anyway. Flat, boring.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3969) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy light orange with a thin white spitty head. Nose is flowery, lightly herbal, light citrus, lots of different tropical fruits. Flavor is nicely balanced, dandelion character is evident, no herbal/green astringent, very wheaty, somewhat similar in execution to dfh festina peche but i find this cleaner, drier, and tastier. Impressive restraint from Magic Hat.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ccex (961) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2013
12 oz bottle pours a hazy light golden color with medium white head. Aroma has lots of weeds, wildflowers, yeast,some lemon, and a only a hint of malts. Taste is sour with a slightly bitter finish and only fleeting sweetness in the middle. Body is thin. Should be more drinkable than this. It would do better with more malts for balance and more flavor in general. I will not try this again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SoberDave (151) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 3, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2013 Pours a light golden with a lingering head around the rim. Hoppy, fruity aroma and a sweet and hoppy taste.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
beakerh20 (37) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
This is a light beer in color and appearance. It has some resemblance to a pilsner type beer. I would select this beer again. It’s a great first super bowl beer.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jflopsu (652) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
A pilsner style beer with the slight fruity taste you get from Magic Hat. Nothing special.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheBear11D (283) - Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2013
The brew had a soft head the was short lived. The beer has an interesting flavor. It's rather grassy and it lingers for a while. Overall it's a drinkable beer but I would not call it good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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