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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: American Pale Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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High Wire NZ is an all New Zealand hopped version of our west coast pale ale High Wire. Same ABV, same defined malty character but with a deliciously moreish tropical hop character derived from 4 different NZ hop varieties. Expect Passion Fruit and Mango on the nose and bright sauvignon-esque Gooesberry flavours on the palate. Its High Wire the same but different…


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FaithHealer1 (358) - - OCT 31, 2012
Cask at North Bar (Magic Rock Halloween takeover). Pours a hazy orange, finger of create head. Aroma is great hoppy IPA, tropical fruit. Taste is brilliant, great hoppy kick, citrus and tropical fruits. Long, flavourful and bitter finish. Great.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (10460) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Festival ’14. Hazed gold with white head. Perfumed hops from the start, grapefruit notes, bitter and pithy, drying throughout, plenty of depth of flavour. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnCook101 (330) - - MAY 17, 2014
Draft. Pale, clear amber, small white head. Zesty, fruity aroma. Flavours of tropical fruits, straw, a little pine maybe. Light malt. Body is Light to medium, carbonation is low. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - APR 23, 2014
Tropical fruit, but a tad muted,perhaps fresher from the source. Well made obviously. Fruity and not too bitter with finishing notes of tangerine and passionfruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13521) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 3, 2014
Draught at Brewdog, Roppongi. Clear golden/amber - white head. Fruity. Mango. Light grape notes. Toasted. Grainy. Ok bitterness. Sweet notes. Peppery. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4632) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2014
(Keg at Oljenkorsi, 20140226) The beer poured deep golden and almost clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had fruitiness, nettles and mildly malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, nettles, grass, herbalness, sweetness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A nice brew with pleasantly interesting hop profile.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3818) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Draught @ Kitty’s, Helsinki

Pours orange with a small smooth head. Aroma of exotic fruits, crisp maltiness, caramel, berries and citrus. Taste is smooth, malty and a bit musty with notes of exotic fruits, caramel, berries and citrus. Finish is musty, slightly hoppy and caramely with some exotic fruits, grass and fruits. Okay, a bit stuffy and musty pale ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2897) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Tap at Oljenkorsi, Helsinki. Colour is slightly cloudy light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, hops, dryness and malts. Pretty simple but fresh and nice drinkability.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (1465) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - FEB 1, 2014
On tap at la tape Madrid. clear orange color. Thin body. Medium biterness. Fruit and hop.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2014
Gold-amber, aroma of motueka. Bubbly head. Taste is a bit bitter, juicy hop. Good bitter finish, kiwi hop English style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4149) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Gold with creamy head. Has a dry hopped aroma with a relatively dry tropical fruitiness for its taste, but not a very stated one.


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