Hi.P.A. (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

Style: American India Pale Ale 6.7% ABV 70 IBU’s Yeast: English Ale Hops: Columbus Malts: Pale Gravity: 15.50 Plato SRM: 3.5 Cap Quote: “You owe you a beer”   I really love this bottle’s label.  The cool seventies psychedelic album feel of the label is just perfect.  I love the color scheme of turquoise, blue and gold, and the font works perfectly with the seventies feel, and overall this is … Continue reading Hi.P.A. (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

Hex (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

Style: American Amber/ Red Ale 5.4% ABV 25 IBU’s Yeast: German Ale Hops: Apollo, Hallertaur Malts: Pale, Vienna, Crystal, Cherry Wood Smoked Malt, Malted Rye Gravity: 14.00 Plato SRM: 18.0 Cap Quote: “A mind is a terrible thing to baste”   I’m not sure what to say of this bottle’s label.  I love the text for “Hex” with the cloud/smoke hints, it really gives the beer an awesome spooky feel.  … Continue reading Hex (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

Hocus Pocus (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale 4.5% ABV 13 IBU’s Yeast: English Ale Hops: Cascade, Columbus Malts: Pale, Malted Wheat, Acidulated Gravity: 11.20 Plato SRM: 4.0 Cap Quote: “A beer in hand is worth 2 in the Fridge”   The mirror image on the label is a nice touch, and the circle style and font choice are both nice; but overall the color scheme just blends together, and the bee just … Continue reading Hocus Pocus (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

#9 (Magic Hat Brewing Company)

Style: Fruit Beer/Pale Ale w/apricot extract 5.1% ABV 20 IBU’s Yeast: English Ale Hops: Cascade, Apollo Malts: Pale, Crystal Gravity: 11.80 Plato SRM: 9.0 (Rated #1 Fruit/Vegetable Ale in New England by Boston Magazine)   This bottle and beer are the classic examples of Magic Hat Brewing Company, and so I begin my “Variety Pack Review Fest” with #9.  I love the squiggles around the 9, and I love Magic … Continue reading #9 (Magic Hat Brewing Company)