RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Dream Machine, an India Pale Lager or IPL, is a melding of varied visions of an India Pale Ale and an Amber Lager. Once poured, its light copper color delights the eyes and a citrusy hop aroma flows through the nose. Upon first sip, a smooth hop bitterness reveals itself - fresh, bold and slightly spicy - before subtle hints of mild maltiness appear. A big hop bite and a crisp, clean lager finish combine for a beautifully balanced beer. Take Dream Machine for a spin and let your reverie begin.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (8447) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Clear brilliant copper like a brand new penny, under a wee foamy white head. Pleasantly grassy and leafy bitter aroma with a smooth biscuity undertone. Medium-full bodied with a nice doughy malty backbone, with a big hop profile of bitter grassy and resiny hops. Full yet balanced with a bright and bitter hop smack.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (3341) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2014
12oz bottle from Crossroads. Pours a clear amber color with a small foamy white head. Aroma of grain, sweet lemon, and a hint of caramel malt. Taste of grain, lemon pulp, grapefruit zest, grass, and pine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (5579) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2014
smells like strong dull ipa. medium rocky head. from a bottle. quite strong personality at first but it seems to mello just a tad after the first gulp. decently good co2 for a highly hopped brew. medicinal finish. seems like more than 6%, does not hide alky well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
samsmith33 (772) - - JUN 16, 2014
Aroma: Pine, hops, citrus. Appearance: light orange, clear. Wispy, white head. Taste: a touch smokey, crisp , hoppy Pine aftertaste. Goes down easy and quickly. Feel: light, airy, medium carbonation. A very drinkable IPL.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
thedm (5978) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 15, 2014
This bottled brew from a beer festival poured a small sized head of foamy with a frothy top white colored bubbles that were and left behind a uncarbonated transparent dark orange colored body and a good lacing. The mild aroma was malty. The mouth feel was tingly at the start with a mellow finish with a lingering malty aftertaste. The odd tasting flavor contained notes of bitter cardboard spices hops and malt. A decent one but not one that I would consider drinking again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (2449) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Pours two fingers of head on a clear medium straw colored body. The aroma is like lemon cotton candy. Interesting. The taste has a grainy-lemon undertone of bitterness all the way through, with some good malt backup. Nicely balanced. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. Nice with some good flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (4053) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JUN 14, 2014
On tap at Cuginos. It poured a hazy golden/amber color with a white head. The aroma was of roasted malts and some heavy grassy hops. The taste was medium hoppy with grass and a slight roastiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Block (2399) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Not too bad. Mild on the hops. Smooth and sweet. I thought that it had more amber lager qualities and could have used and supported more hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from Wegmans. This is a style Im usually happy for but Magic Hat underwhelms me 95% of the time. This pours clear golden with a small white head that dissipates in seconds to a small film. The aroma has some faint floral notes, a tad bit of straw. Nothing that makes you think of a significant hop profile. If you would compare this to an IPL like Citra Mantra.. Citra Mantra would be a 700 on the ten scale and this would be a 1. This is basically a slightly hopped lager follows suit with Magic Hats "I Brew Crap" quality.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pagecampbell (1) - - JUN 11, 2014 does not count
Love this beer. Its the best yet and would love to see it at stores and bars more than #9.

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