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RATINGS: 245   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
[5304-20130429] Tap. Mild grassy aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter lemon pip grass flavour has a quick finish. Medium body. Interesting, abrupt. (6/3/7/3/14) 3.3
(@ brewery, South Burlington, VT)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5196) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - Publix Supermarket - Killearn - 12 oz bottle. Light medium gold pour with a thin but persistent snow white head. Aroma has a spicy tint to it with some saffron and some light floral notes. Crisp flavor with some grassy notes, a slight lemony citrus bitter undertone, a hint of spice. Refreshing crisp mouthfeel. Pleasantly surprised.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Bottle. Murky gold with a short, sturdy, foamy white head. Aroma is sweet and lightly hopped with soft flowery notes. Taste is slightly bitter with more hop notes, flowers, toasted grains, and sweet malt. notes. Light lemony zest and tart fruit as well. Body is light-medium with a strong, effervescent carbonation. Ends with more lemony zest tart fruit, bitter hops, flowers, malt notes and grains.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2013
12oz bottle, from Party Source. Shared with caterwaul. Mostly clear dandelion yellow color. More hazy with particles in the last pour.. Thin white head. Little loose lace, but good head retention. Definitely a more floral nose. Bready malt base. Lighter body, smooth, lighter carbonation - easy drinking, light bitter, more sweet, some light orange-citrus zest. Nice, zesty, floral golden. Drinkable and refreshing.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2012
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of malt, dandelion, light hops, grain, and a hint of hopcitrus. Poured yellow in color with a small, white head that diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer, as well as around the edges. Cloudy. Sparkling. Full of small, medium, and large-sized particles throughout. Flavor is lightly bitter. Tastes of malt, grain, light hops, cereal, and slight florals. Light to medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Slightly bitter, malt, grain, cereal, floral finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (4903) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Yellow, almost but not quite clear, fizzy white head. Smells grainy, grassy, with a whiff of corn. Flavor is cereal, a bit grassy, and an odd bitterness that seems familiar but I can’t quite place it. Dry, slightly woody finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (4887) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 14, 2013
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy fine to medium sized white colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a very softly carbonated hazy dark yellow orange colored body and an excellent lacing. The aroma was floral musty and malt hop. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish fruity aftertaste. The complex flavor contained notes of softly acidic wheat orange peel mildly vinous mild hops herbal fruity and malt. A decent one but not one that I would consider buying again. Makes me buro from the carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kramer (4687) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow gold body with a fizzy white head that had pretty good retention for a Magic Hat beer. The nose is light, fruity, and floral with a scent that does actually remind me of dandelion wine actually. The flavor is a bit overly thin and weak though, actually pretty downright watery. There’s a slight floral hoppiness and a minimal bitterness on the back end, along with a light perfume like quality. Thin bodied and very fizzy with a vegetal finish. Can’t say too many good things about this one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - APR 5, 2013
Yellow pour with foamy white head. Aroma is light sour and skunk. Light dry malt and a light sour malt finish. Not much bitter. Light bodied and fizzy. Flavor is not skunky so maybe it’s my nose,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
notalush (4631) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 5, 2013
Mostly clear gold, with a thick, frothy, well-sustained lace - nose of clean, pale maltiness, light tartness, subtle herbal notes, and the faintest hint of the dandelion - light bodied - nice, soft, frothy carbonation in the mouth - very clean, with no obvious flaws - lightly tart/acidic and floral up front - lightly bitter middle, with the dandelion mildly evident - mild sweetness pops up momentarily before a crisp, lightly tart, quenching finish - quite refreshing, and a nice surprise from Magic Hat.


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