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


on tap

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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
On tap at Dorking beer fest. Pours a slightly hazy yellowish amber with thin white head. aroma is hops and lots of fruit. i get the grapefruit and mango as well as oranges, lemons, limes melon. nice dry zesty hoppy fruity taste. lemon peel bitter dry finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
Delicious. Sharp hops, no head. Almost perfect. Tad dry, actually too dry. But nice. A

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2174) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Keg at the Lazy Fox, Fulham. Light gold colour. Grassy, piney citrussy aroma. Classic West Coast, no surprises here. A more than acceptable hit of hop in the taste, resulting in a bitter/spicy flavour with a hint of fruity sweetness in the end. Gorgeous hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (738) - SINGAPORE - JAN 17, 2015
5.5%. ABV. American Pale Ale. Standard head. Dark golden body. Nice citrus in the nose with clean floral flavor notes. A very promising start. First mouthful gives the impression of a light hand on the palate with adequate carbonation which presents the lemon blossom like favors very admirably. Revisiting the nose reinforces the aroma hop pedigree of this brew. I’m getting nice hints reminiscent of the Citra and Amarillo hop. There’s that nice hit of Alfonso mango. A very solid effort overall with a nice strong bitter finish that lasts a lot longer than the Op and Top that I had this same outing. But it’s a good bitter, a happy bitter, a bitter that sings "That smacked bottom says ’I love you’ !" I love you too, and have the glowing glutes to prove it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2890) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 19, 2014
Appearance: cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma: grapefruit and mango, so fruity, nice cat piss, smells great. Flavour: tangy mango, tropical fruit. A little malt. Some decent bitterness with a long sweet finish. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7075) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a light amber color with a small white head. Aroma was some light sweet orange notes, citrus. Flowers. Flavor had light grapefruit notes, with some pine resin notes. Mango. Pretty refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (2657) - SPAIN - DEC 11, 2014
Tirador, en tienda XXXII. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, ligeramente a malta, afrutado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2014 [5945-20131019] Cask. Mild orange aroma. Slightly hazy, orange body with a quick foamy off-white head. Bitter orange hops flavour has a long finish. Medium body. Good, sessionable. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)

[6449B-20140705] Cask. Orange spiced perfume and light liquorice and jam doughnut aroma. Clear, orange brown body with a quick foamy white head. More orange spices in the flavour. Medium body is fairly bitter. Good, though strange. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Marine Hotel, Stonehaven, Scotland)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElManana (1729) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 8, 2014
At Borefts 2014. Amber with white head. Hoppy, fruity, caramel, cookies. Nice! Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12683) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
A hazed golden amber ale with a thin big bubbled white head. In aroma, nice fruity caramel malt with smooth floral British hops, pleasant and smooth. In mouth, a nice biscuit malt with grassy floral hops, well balanced, light treacle, quaffable. Cask Days 2014.

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