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

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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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. .?


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co. Nice clean pour, frothy orange with modest haze. Nose is definitely quite inviting, with tons of fruit making it more than the SNPA clone one tends to expect here. Some malt and bitter, sprucey stuff going on at the beer’s core, and there’s a nice balance given how many different flavors are in this one. But at the end of the day it’s all about the buoyant fruit, and I found it nicely done and refreshing.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (5237) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAY 1, 2016
Can 355ml, a cloudy copper beer with medium head and good retention. Nose is intense on hop resin, exotic fruits. Aroma is on sweet caramel, exotic fruits, peach, light berries, coconut oil, bitter almond, body is a bit watery, medium bitterness to high, quite usual.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
venom666 (747) - Elche, SPAIN - APR 30, 2016
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with medium white head. West Coast aroma, grapefruity, piney, citrusy and with a good sweet malt backbone, really intense. Taste follows the aroma, citrusy, piney and grepefruity, with a good bready/biscuity background and a modrate bitterness on the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2337) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 30, 2016
Couleur ambrée un peu trouble, légère mousse. Nez houblonné pin, note fruitée sucrée. Gout houblonné pin bien amer, amande amere, malté caramel blond, note fruits exotiques. Corps moyen. Fin longue sur l’amertume de pin. Pas mal! surtout pour juste 5.5c°

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (1295) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
Can shared with Mr_H a clear golden beer fresh citrus aroma flavour is fruity citrus with tropical notes clean fresh hop profile big hoppy finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (1113) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 30, 2016
I’m having no luck with beer tonight. Can from mchughs. Pours cloudy gold with no head. Aroma is lime, citrus, some acetone, bubblegum, Berry. Flavour is biscuit sweet with strong astringent bitterness. Not sure this is the freshest.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5100) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2016
Can from Bières Cultes - Rue des Halles. Golden body with big head. Nose is hoppy, citrus. Taste is hoppy, grassy, and citrus. Clean grassy taste. Really nice finish with citrus and hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZodiacM (621) - NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2016
Uit blik geschonken. Mooi oranjegeel troebel bier. Mooie geur van hop en tropisch fruit. Heerlijke bittere smaak vol hop en mango. Heerlijke APA derhalve!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (693) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2016
Great apa nice colour head sweet mango maple syrup lychee and pineapple can at home

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (620) - - APR 15, 2016
Sampled in a can. Hazy orange colour with a white head. Very fruity taste with lots of lychee and ripe mango. Good mouthfeel and a nice bitter finish with notes of pine and grapefruit peel. A really pleasant American-style pale ale. Highly drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alvaro78 (137) - Sevilla, SPAIN - APR 14, 2016
Aroma a pino y frutal y levemente maltoso Bien aspecto casi cristalina Muy equilibrada en boca con un final seco y amargo. Sabor cítrico del lupulo ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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