RATINGS: 2242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Apricot flavouring
A Beer Cloaked in Secrecy An ale whose mysterious and unusual palate will swirl across your tongue and ask more questions than it answers. A beer brewed clandestinely and given a name whose meaning is never revealed. Why #9? Why, indeed. A sort of dry, crisp, fruity, refreshing, not-quite pale ale. #9 is really impossible to describe because theres never been anything else quite like it. Fermented with our 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.

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4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hank426 (7) - New Hampshire, USA - APR 29, 2012
One of my favorites. Its a complex, fruity, IPA style beer that is like no other Ive tried. Has a strong floral hoppy aroma. Pours a darkish amber color with a small head. Many complex fruit/hops taste and must be cold to enjoy. An awesome fruit IPA in my opinion.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (343) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2017
As far as pale ales go I liked it. Has good malty flavor not overly hoppy and bitter has nice pour good head and lacing, would recommend.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chadski (109) - California, USA - FEB 7, 2017
Strawberry aroma. Red fruit is also found in the flavor. Very crisp and dry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StevieT (1888) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 11, 2016
From a can. A thin bodied beer with coarse carbonation, pretty standard but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
basaywhat (230) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours amber with a one finger white head. Aroma of citrus, slightly floral, and a bit of Belgian funk. Taste is sweet, citrus, honey. Light to medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevinator (2025) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2016
Better than I remember. Malty and spicy aroma. Light amber in color with a good head. Medium body and carbonation. Flavors are mild malty, some English character with graininess. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mzaar (3087) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2016
Flaska. Klar rdrosa med ett litet vitt skum. Dofter av hallon och grs. Smakinslag av hallon, grs och jordgubbar. Ltt syrlig avslutning med en artificiell stma i bakgrunden. Lite vl kolsyrig fr min del. Till slut blir det vl mycket hallonlsk ver det hela.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
plaugher (444) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2016
12oz bottle. Clear golden pour, initial white bubbly head which dissipates to nothing fairly quickly. Malty nose, some muted fruit (maybe apricot?) Curious graininess almost like some rye notes. Closer to a bitter or a lager..

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgil68 (23) - - AUG 20, 2016
Bronze copper in color. Pours with a tall head spicy aroma. Lot of malt fruit not an ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Billisonvacation (2) - Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2016 does not count
This is one of my favorite beers. It tastes excellent from start to finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Purdyd (20) - Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - AUG 6, 2016
Magic hat number 9 is a good damn ale - is it an ale, it's a mystery. Fruity and crisp. Makes me wonder what magic hat one thru eight tasted like... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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