United States > Vermont > South Burlington
Beer Available At Magic Hat Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Magic Hat Humdinger Series Belgo Sutra 84, Magic Hat Blind Faith 78, Magic Hat Rousing Root , Magic Hat Elder Betty 41, Magic Hat Pistil 39, Magic Hat #9 45, Magic Hat Single Chair Ale 23, Magic Hat Circus Boy 26, Magic Hat Sťance 38, Magic Hat Heart Of Darkness Stout (2012-) 90, Magic Hat Wooly 33, Magic Hat Humdinger Series - Over the Pils 58, Magic Hat Honey Wheat IPA
andrewjames78 (2) Underhill, Vermont | November 22, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
The folks at the Artifactory are always awesome to deal with!
cratez (185) Toronto, Ontario | October 20, 2013| Updated October 21, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
When I visited: Late May 2013.
What I had: Humdinger Series Over the Pils, Rousing Root, Blind Faith, Elder Betty, and Circus Boy on tap. Also bought a tulip glass for the hotel room.
What I liked: The high-energy tour is a lot of fun as the guide mixes random facts about the company with zingy one-liners, and the brewery is unique in that it resembles a haunted house. The schwag selection is pretty impressive too.
What I disliked: The beers are wholly unexciting and leave a lot to be desired. Itís a good thing they were free with the tour because none of them stood out for me (yes, theyíre that mediocre). In hindsight the only reason we visited this place was because it was across the street from our hotel. Prior to discovering that we had no plans of hitting Magic Hat.
Would I go back? The tour is worthwhile if you happen to be in South Burlington, just donít expect to be wowed by the beers.
Overall Rating: 66
bellco33 (20) Willington, Connecticut | October 16, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 10/20
This is a tough rating. This might be the coolest brewery I have ever visited, but also the worst beer. A+ Ambiance,free samples for taking the tour, and lots of variety on tap. I just donít like many of their beers. Worth a stop if youíre in the area.
Ed5388 (46) Forked River, New Jersey | August 4, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Took the brewery tour. Really cool and definitely worth checking out. Tour guide was really knowledgable and the decorations and set up of the tour and shop were really cool and wacky. I wasn't sure if it was worth checking out the brewery but glad I did. You also get 4 samplers for taking the tour.
Rastacouere (651) Montreal, Quebec | July 18, 2013
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 11/20
Finally visited in May of this year and was perhaps not too surprisingly not all that conquered. The tour itself is not devoid of interest for seeing the sheer size and crazy artefacts (and is fairly quick anyway), but in the end, the beers (4 samplers with your visit) are not all that distinguishable and I ended up leaving empty-handed. Has grown into quite a touristic spot, on a very rainy Saturday, it was filled with dozens of curious people of various origins.
jercraigs (259) Toronto, Ontario | May 10, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
2013-04-29. Overall impression is just a little over the top. The self guided tour was worth the two minutes, but if you have seen a brewery before it was not that different. 8 beers on tap, you are allowed to sample up to 4 based on state law apparently. Most beer geeks will have tried the bigger brands, they had some more obscure ones available, including some ltd release and VT only beers. All the beers were decent, none particularly wowed me. The "Humdinger" series Belgo Sutra was my favorite of the ones on today. Large gift shop. Worth a stop, but its definitely a sampling area and not a bar.
italarican (55) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | April 13, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Opening sign had the word "Brah" on it. The whole place had that Brah vibe. Everyone was friendly, but they didnít really seem to know much about beer. Tour was pretty basic. You wonít really learn much on it. You get a few samplers of stuff not as easily available. Overall, I enjoyed the beer down the road at Fiddlehead much more. The tour guide even said during the tour that theyíre not focused on the "beer geek" crowd. Thereís nothing wrong with that, but it highlights that this wasnít really my kind of place and probably not a great match for many users of this site. Iíd go if I was in the area, but it would be low on the priority list.
devman171 (102) Annapolis , Maryland | February 22, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
Cool brewery to visit, very eclectic tasting room and shop. Didnt do the tour but did the free samples and bought some goodies.
yeastlords (2) Quebec | January 13, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Really enjoyed my visit, only negative and thatís me being picky. They donít sell pints, only tasters. Would of hit the spot!!!
robinvboyer (72) Sturgeon Falls, Ontario | June 10, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Tour was fun am informative. Unbelievable amount of shwag for purchase. The decor remindered me of a tye dyed haunted house. Friendly staff, loads of free samples. 6 beers on tap with two seasonals, the same 6 available for purchase in bottles. Glad i went!
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