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Old 06-11-2013, 11:27 PM   #1
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Magic Hat Hicu cucumber flavored beer. This was the first time I ever dumped a beer down the drain because it was 100% disgusting and totally undrinkable. But I do I like the other Magic Hat beers.
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:27 AM   #2
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That is very odd. I mean I've had cucumber in water before and it wasn't bad I'm just not sure about beer. Did it just come out? Haven't seen it in my area.

 
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:11 AM   #3
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It is not just cucumber, but Hibiscus and Cucumber...

I will try just about anything once.

I looked at this beer as part of a variety pack. After reading the description, it stayed on the shelf.
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:26 AM   #4
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I can't stand cucumber So I would never try it, but I know some people like it. That being said, I have no idea why you would make a beer with that flavor.
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:33 AM   #5
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I didn't think it was drain pouring bad. It is a very unique flavor. I would not want more than 1 or so at a time but its kind of refreshing. It does have a slightly soapy aftertaste though. I would rank it ~2.25/5 stars

 
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:07 AM   #6
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Magic Hat Hicu cucumber flavored beer.
+3 bonus points for trying this. I know I wouldn't have. Thanks for taking one for the team.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:06 AM   #7
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I found it refreshing. I hate "fruity" or "girly" beers but that was pretty balanced. Not saying that I would ever buy it or drink it again but I have had far worse and it was interesting.

 
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Old 06-12-2013, 02:02 PM   #8
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Two Magic Hat bashing comments...

1. Someone once told me that Magic Hat isn't a brewery but a marketing company.
2. You poured out a Magic Hat beer? *Gasps*

All jokes aside, everyone has different preferences but MH hasn't done anything for me.

 
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:04 PM   #9
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Cigar City did a cucumber saison a while back. Tasted exactly like the cucumber salad you get with sushi. I wasn't impressed.

 
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:23 PM   #10
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I would say its all in how its made. I have a Cucumber Pale Ale that I "dry hop" with cucumber and also have coriander in it. Its easily one of everyones favorite beers of mine... judges seem to think so too
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