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


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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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High Wire is our tribute to the Pale Ales of the West Coast of America, beers unapologetically hop forward in character. Let your taste buds walk this test of balance. Mango, lychee and lip-smacking grapefruit flavours harmonise against a smoothly composed malt base, which develops into a crisply bitter finish. Are you ready for our tightrope of taste. .?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bombtrack (5) - - MAR 3, 2014 does not count
On tap at The Pit Chapel Allerton Leeds. Pours a golden straw colour. Nice laced head with smells of hoppy floral notes. Tastes of hops, grass and fruity notes such as peach, lime and apricot. Fairly decent beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scottishchris (369) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Keg at the bat. Clear golden pour, white head. Lovely passion fruit nose. Medium body good mouth feel, balanced bitter with a little fruity sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3406) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2014
Tap at Hack and Hop. Pours clear orange with a dense white head. Loads if lacing left. Nose is pungent citric zest and tropical fruits. Sweetness of the fruits balanced by some aggressive bitterness. Taste is zesty as all hell with loads of passionfruit and lychee fruits. Nice aggressive bitterness. Very good. Prefer this over the NZ version

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (5723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Cask at the York Tap. Pours clear golden yellow, thin white head. Aromas of mango, lychee, passionfruit. Smooth, bitter taste, light malt. Good bitter finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilBeerDoctor (3512) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2014
On tap at Ei8ht Ball. Pours a clear orange with a thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, sour fruits, pale malts, citrus, earthy hops. Flavor of sweaty hops, light fruits, pale malts, wheat, citrus. Hoppy, super drinkable. However it doesn’t taste super fresh. 7/4/8/4/15 (3.8/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Cask @ The Pied Bull, Chester. Soapy mouthfeel with a veritable blend of citrus & tropical fruit hops and a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (6379) - Indiana, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent gold with white lacing. Smells of fairly bitter hops and pale malt. Tastes like it smells with a light mouthfeel. Not bad, but forgettable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11688) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Draft. Poured clear golden hue with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy aroma of citrus hops and tropical fruit. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a solid drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of tropical fruit - mainly pineapple, mango and passion fruit. Slight grassy aroma too. Taste is a big fruit bowl - pineapple, mango, passion fruit, oranges, lemon, kiwi and much more. Peppery hop bitterness hits after with a pale malt sweetness entering in the finish. Really drinkable and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2229) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2013
Pours amber with a large head. Nose shows floral hops, spicy notes and light clean malt. Similar flavours; spicy, herbal and floral hops with a faint clean malt presence underneath. An assertive bitterness in the finish. Carbonation is moderately high, nice.

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