Magic Hat Vinyl

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Type: American Amber/Red Lager
  • Brewed by: Magic Hat
  • Availability: Spring seasonal
  • Additional beer information
  • Region Available: USA
  • Aroma: Malty
  • Aroma Description: Light
  • Serve at Temperature: Ice Cold
  • Container: Pilsners
  • Website: www.magichat.net
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  • 23 
  • 3.5/5 
  • 05.10% 
  • 2507/3686 
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Vinyl Lager is a beer with deep amber hue, sweet malt taste and a balancing hop touch. This beer is produced using a lager strain of yeast and is fermented at the low end of ale fermentation temperatures, allowing the beer to maintain it's easy-drinking lager-like characteristics.
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Reviews: 4

  • May 23, 2012
    Uptonia (6)Rank: Beer Novice
    3.4
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    This is a smooth, fresh summer beer that leaves a hopy little bite at the end. Not my favorite brew, but sure should be rated a GOOD beer.
  • Feb 11, 2011
    kaj-ii (782)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
    3.1
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    [Best served in a Lager glass]

    Poured a light brown with an almost white head that was mostly diminishing and had fair lacing. The aroma was light of bread malts, resin hops and a sweet doughy yeast with notes of caramel and maybe nutmeg. It tasted bitter-sweet at first and finished with a bitter yet acidic-sweet flavor that only lasted a short while. Mouthfeel was quite ceamy in texture and medium in body. Overall a nice seasonal brew.
  • Feb 3, 2011
    Bumper1957 (8)Rank: Beer AmateurGroup: IPA Lovers
    3.8
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    The magic hat vinyl has a good flavor and texture to it. A good finish a good start. The taste tends to last a bit on the tongue and on the back of the mouth. A nice maltiness. A nice notes of hops but not over bearing. The aroma starts the taste before the beer touches the tongue.
  • Feb 3, 2010
    DosBeerigos (102)Rank: Beer DrinkerGroup: IPA Lovers
    2.8
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    Ferm; Ok, Spring Seasonal offering from Magic Hat. The message under the cap said “Never tease, aim to please”. Ehh……I normally would agree with most Magic Hats but this one was just sort-a ok. It reminded me of when I was a child and I was outside playing in the park, the smell of loose dirt, dead leaves on the ground, and new ones starting to come out on the trees. This is a great representation of a “Spring” Beer. Everything screams.....

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