RATINGS: 374   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Hex is a malty amber ale offering hints of toffee and caramel with its slightly smoky finish. Malt: Pale, Vienna, Crystal, Cherry Wood Smoked Malt, Rye Hops: Hallertau Yeast: German Ale Yeast

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1.1
joesf35 (77) - Margate, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2012
This beer smells like a fart. Once you realize this you can’t get passed it. One of the worst oktoberfest beers available.

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swigswthwolves (74) - Michigan City, Indiana, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Not what one would expect from an Octoberfest. Pours light amber with no head. Taste is of light malts and finishes clean. Kind of a boring take on a good style.

3.3
dbingham (69) - - SEP 27, 2012
Magic Hat claims this beer is a combination of the altbier and marzen styles.Pours a clear, dark gold color, with a three finger head. Strong malt and roasted notes in the aroma. I don’t get hops in the aroma but they are definitely there in the taste, the bitterness standing up to the malt. I don’t get caramel in the palate, probably because of the hop bitterness. This beer most resembles the Blue Point Oktoberfest I reviewed previously. I bit of a thicker mouthfeel however.

3.6
StanMemTn (59) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2011
On tap at Flying Saucer- Cordova. Orange-amber pour. The nose, flavor, and palate are deeper in fruit than most Märzens. Enjoyable in session with other Oktoberfests, though not at the front of the pack.

2.6
Kco (51) - USA - SEP 18, 2012
Nice golden amber color. Peppery taste slightly bitter. It is drinkable, but is an unremarkable beer.

1.6
frozen_glass (51) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 6, 2010
Fairly unremarkable. Bitter, dry, floral hoppy aroma. Golden amber color with a tinge of red and a little haze to it. A floral bitterness in the middle with a lavender taste that lingers. Full bodied, but a little sticky. Bitter finish with a short drop off. Tough competition, considering the strength of Octoberfests and autumn seasonals, leading to high expectations, but it just doesn’t stack up.

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VoodooBear (49) - San Juan, PUERTO RICO - MAR 10, 2013
Presentation: 12 oz. brown bottle with no freshness date. Bottle cap reads: "Be True. Be You." Served in a steidel. Appearance: Very clear, dark amber color. Almost a finger of head, that quickly fizzles out into a thin ring. No lacing on the glass. Smell: Not aromatic at all. Slight hints of malt and hops, but that’s about it. Taste: Quite malty with a helping of hop bitterness. A bit of sweetness in there as well with an overall smoky taste. Mouthfeel: Not that much carbonation. It’s medium bodied and creamy. Overall: Not the best seasonal out there, but it’s not like Magic Hat was out to knock everyone out. It’s certainly one of the more interesting ones available. Definitely worth a try.

2.1
Stracey (39) - Pelham, Alabama, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Ok beer. Pours a nice amber color. Very little aroma. Some toffee. Caramel and toffee taste. A little on the sweet side overall. Very little carbonation.

2.4
BustyMcJugson (36) - - FEB 20, 2012
traditionally not an oktoberfest brew fan, but I’d say this beer was worth a whirl.

2.8
Hcgiii (31) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Soft initial taste that does not get much stronger as an octoberfest-style beer. Has a bit of a watery back-end taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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