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

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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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. .?


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chimpgibbon (452) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Keg at The Fox. Maltier than I remember and thus not as good as the NZ for me. Nice deepward spiral from the malts aided by a healthy tongue zing into mildly sweet yellow fruits and a hint of bubblegum into medium dryness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2719) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2014
Draught at Taylor & Jones with the Twist. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Nice drinkable apa with lots of citrus and some grape seed hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a clear gold with a bright white head. Aroma is...very nice. Lots of hops, vanilla, sweet malts, apricot, citrus. Flavour has tropical fruit, hops, nice amount of malts, good sweetness and bitterness. First Magic Rock beer, very impressed!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tselloufc88 (294) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Have heard many good things about this beer was really looking forward to this. Pours a slightly hazy golden brown, nice bit of carbonation with a small white head. Looks very appealing! Aromas are of mango, pineapple and tropical fruits. Typical American smell. Taste is initially sweet with plenty of fruit going on with a nice not too bitter finish. Lovely stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElectroMod (127) - - APR 15, 2014
On tap at Y Delyn Wine Bar, Mold. Pours a vibrant, slightly hazy orange colour with a thin white head that lasts. Aroma is hoppy and citrussy. Taste is effervescently hoppy with mango and orange peel the dominant flavours. Palate is nice and lightly carbonated with a lingering bitter aftertaste. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (4547) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 10, 2014
Light amber color. Big fresh fruity nose with tons of pineapples and tropical fruit. The mouth superbly well balanced, no flawless, hops everywhere, great malt back bone. Very clean, quaffable. Nice bitter finish without going over the top. So so smooth and great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2387) - JAPAN - APR 4, 2014
Soft, subdued nose. Pineapple, toffee malt, apple and lychee. Smooth but fullish body. A bit dulled but lots of toffee and tropical fruit. Solid.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
s_hartshorne (2549) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Cask Sheffield tap. Golden colour good white head and lacing. Nice tropical citrus aroma. Taste is good sweet malts good tropical citrus hops perfectly balanced. Medium full body nice mouthfeel soft carbonated. Great stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (6878) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Keg @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden-orange with a small head. Crisp with a medium tropical fruit aroma and taste.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2014
cask at cloisters. lovely head, creamy mouth feel, hop explosion, I want to say this is what 3 Floyds zombie dust would taste like on cask. but that is probably never a comparison I’ll be able to make. still a very nice pint.


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