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Odd Notion (Spring '09) - Magic Hat Brewing Company

Odd Notion (Spring '09)

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Overall: 2.00/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 2.00/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

ABV: 5.00%

IBU: 30

Season: Spring

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1,217 beers rated with a 7.82 average
  • 2.00/10 have another
  • A: 2.0 | T: 2.0 | L: 2.0 | M: 2.0 | O: 2.0
  • Color: Golden Yellow, slight haze
  • Didn't know what to expect before I opened the bottle. The beer looked light and the label mentions it was brewed with agave and poppy seed flavors. So off to the website I went without popping the cap; just staring at the bottle and wondering what refreshing goodness lay behind the sealed bottle top.

    The website has a special mini-site just for their line of odd notions beers. They give the visitor the ability to give feedback on each their three odd notions: spring, summer, and winter.

    My taste buds ache, enough reading. Let's see the real deal...

    Sweet bejesus, was I wrong with anticipation! The aroma from the bottle after I cracked the cap sort of frightened me: scent of something I really didn't care for. Once in the glass there was little to no foam with average carbonation. Had to work hard on this aroma: green beans and maybe some agave. Definitely not a beer whose scent is to be savored.

    As I tasted the beer the aroma continued to blast my senses - very intense, making the flavor less than favorable. Slight bitterness to begin and ends with a stronger blast of bitterness. Another light beer from Magic Hat, so the mouthfeel followed.

    Have one beer left: hopefully my neighbor will trade me something for it.
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  • Reviewed: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 22:51:06
  • Tasted: Tuesday, June 23, 2009
  • $1.25 for 12 oz. bottle
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  • $1.25, 1 serving(s), 12 oz. bottles
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