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


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RATINGS: 335   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. .?

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6159) - Espoo, - OCT 6, 2012
Draught @ SBWF’12

Pours yellow orange with a foamy white head. Aroma of grassy hops, malts, fruits and grain. Taste is malty with notes of grassy hops, fruits and hints of caramel. Finish is sweetish and slightly malty with a bitter end. Okay, quite easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (787) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2016
Can. nose is mango, lychee, caramel, faint hint of banana and cream. Taste is lychee, tropical fruits, pineapple, leading to a moderate pine bitterness, and grassy, malty caramel finish. Well balanced and perfectly executed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (1048) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2016
Can, pours hazy yellow with a white head. Lots of grapefruit, floral, pineapple, lychee, bit of caramal. Not that bitter initially, but pleasantly lingering bitter finish. Well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bawelt (462) - Lyon, FRANCE - JUN 20, 2016
Pas mal, classique. Nez avec du litchi, un peu de mangue, d’ananas, un fond d’herbes. Pas mal d’agrumes, orange et citron. Bouche classique, plutôt herbale, agrumes, fruits tropicaux un peu plus discrets. Finale relativement sèche. Peu de longueur.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4447) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Hazy gold. Big foamy white head. English hop aroma. Grassy, bland, toffee malt flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fullpintofbeer (112) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2016
Can from Brew Bristol. Sparse head, yellow/gold colour, hazy. Aroma of hops: citrus, grapefruit, but also some malts. Citrusy bitter taste. Light body, long bitter finish, lightly sparkling. Nice, refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3372) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 15, 2016
Hazy gold with a loose white head. Bright aroma of kumquats, just ripe mango, lime, light bread. Light bodied, moderate carbonation. Very punchy fruit - citrus, lots of tropical fruit, some nectarine - with just enough malt behind. Bitterness doesn’t match the hop aromatics. Interesting how the softness of the malt makes it obvious that it’s English. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ngejo (874) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 11, 2016
Can. Hazy, golden, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
knasputte78 (428) - SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2016
Ljus och grumlig. Fruktig doft och smak. Trevlig smak med ett bittert avslut. Lätt och fin, snyggt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ration (2108) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 28, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2016 280516. Can at home. Pours almost clear golden with a nice head. Aroma citrus, hops, pine. Light but nice bitter body. Well balanced. Not Bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciocanelu (1000) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAY 25, 2016
Hazy golden color with white head. Aroma has lots of tropical, fruity hops and a bit of sweetness on top. Taste follows with intense hops, bright and floral with citrus fruits and also a hint of melon. Medium body and carbonation, smooth and easy to drink. Another really good beer from Magic Rock, tasty and really easy to drink.

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