Beer Wednesday – Magic Hat Seance

Happy Beer Wednesday!

This week I’m excited to review just the second Magic Hat brew I’ve had, their seasonal saison, Seance.

First, I’ve never seen a saison this dark. At first glance, it put me off just a little, but once I stuck my nose into the glass, I was nothing but impressed.

The nose is rich, with caramel and rich toasted malt notes, and the flavor followed up the nose beautifully.

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It was rich and malty, with just the right hoppy overtones. None of the flat, boring almost-hops that I’ve gotten from some saisons, this ale was really delicious.

If I’m going to pick nits, and I am, then the malt tasted just a tiny bit burnt, and it had a tiny bit too much alcohol flavor to it. Overall though, a thouroughly delicious beer, and I’m happy to give this beer a 4/6 on my six-pack scale.

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Enjoy!

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~ by VegansHusband on November 20, 2013.

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