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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jblauvs (1355) - Chester, Vermont, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow. Aroma is very floral, dandelion, sweet grass, with a bit of pale malt. Crisp and fresh with a nice dry finish. This is actually a very nice Magic Hat in my opinion. Flavor is floral without being overly herbal or vegetative, the sweetness is well balanced, and there is a reserved bitterness that tingles the tongue only slightly. A very refreshing beer at a nice price point.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (750) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is floral and fruity, containing lemon, grass, and some wheat. Slightly bubblegummish. The taste, while still floral, has more fruity elements. Still lemon, along with orange, apple, and pair. It has some yeast in there as well. Aftertaste is floral and grainy. Light in body, thin in texture, with average carbonation. I canít really describe this as refreshing. It is ok, but you can do better than this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
werberski (18) - New York, USA - FEB 11, 2013
nice bitterness and easy to drink. Small hint of dandelion. usually dont care for magic hat but this one isnt too bad. might get again.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Clear yellow pour with a small fizzy white head. Aroma is weird....dirty grains and cat piss with some acidity. Flavor is bland, light crisp grains and some light pine hops. I donít understand this.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CharmCityCrab (189) - 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 Samís 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. Itís 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 didnít 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 (4008) - 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 (1012) - 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.


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