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

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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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. .?


Cletus' rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Pours gold with a white head. Smells of light citrus, tea, earthy. Tastes of citrus, some resiny hints, light spicy touched with a slightly bitter finish.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2732) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5071) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (979) - SPAIN - DEC 11, 2014
Tirador, en tienda XXXII. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, ligeramente a malta, afrutado.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6723) - 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)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElManana (516) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 8, 2014
At Borefts 2014. Amber with white head. Hoppy, fruity, caramel, cookies. Nice! Very nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10461) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1725) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2014
September 6, 2014. On tap at Oliver Twist. Pours orange with a minimal white head. Aroma is apricots, citrus, pine and biscuit. Taste is medium sweet fruity and malty, medium pine bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1466) - the hood Brentford, London,, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2014 My 13.99 take two fuck u deleting my shit i dont care if its nonsensical..@@@@@@
Magic Rock are impressive and their beer resides @ my local often ... An above solid APA rendition that was a prop to showcase a "hoppy pale ale" to a novice ale drinker friend of a friend who i was drinking with @ the Magpie pube Brentford, who asked to me to recommend him "some hopppy shit" . "Woah ,shit is bitter,Gary" Mike exclaimed as the dude winced and looked confused on first sips ."Yeah, mike ,do you taste the lychee ?" . said I as I swilled Rochefort 6 like a jaded beerbro .
not sure if Mike will be drinking pale ale as a rule now , he got a pint of San Miguel lager to wash away the bitterness and side effects left to his tastebuds , but i guess its a reflection on his novice palate and the aromatic quality of this humble pale. i injured my leg latter in the eve. Rochefort fucks u everytime . Mike should try some.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
Sampled at Borefts Beer Festival 2014. THX everyone for sharing today’s beers. Only wrote down scores this festival.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (4921) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2014
Spain;Light sweet citra hoppy aroma,golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, soft carbonation, nice light grass finish.


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