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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rapture is our full bodied, heavenly hoppy red beer. 5 types of malt and 6 types of hops make for a truly elating experience. Uplifting aromas of grapefruit and pine, combine with a pithy orange and pronounced citrus flavour which is balanced against a deeply rich and malty body. A satisfyingly dry and crisp finish offers your taste buds redemption. Our red ale will take you to heaven and back…


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5211) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
(Draught at Oliver Twist, 20130313) The beer poured mahogany coloured and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass, nettles and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, malts, grass, caramell and bitterness. Afteraste was malty and bitter. A nice maltier and hoppy brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5746) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2013
On tap at Bishop Arms, Folkis, February 2013. Nice reddish/orange with a small white head. Aroma and taste of hops, fruit, malt and some caramel. Refreshing and easy to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4099) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Hand pulled at the Victoria, Birmingham. Finally got to try this legend. I like and agree with MR’s description of grapefruit and pithy orange. Lovely red hue and beige froth. Easy to drink, but quenching and satisfying. Worth the wait.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2013
On-tap. Ölrepubliken, Göteborg. Dark amber colour with an off-white head. Hoppy aroma. Flavor of citrus, caramel and a bit of spices. Light body. Dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ekstedt (5916) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2013
Draught at Ölrepubliken. Shady copper, large creamy off-white head. Piney and grapefruity hop aroma with some aniseed, and caramell. Light bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, slightly salty bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6866) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2012
Cask at King William IV. Pours brown with a tan head. Aroma of light marmite, spice, floral aspects, malt and pepper. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Moderate pepper on the palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5716) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 27, 2012
Cask at King Willliam IV, Leyton. The aroma is weak but malty and spicy. The flavour is bitter peppery dry spicy and with sour notes on the palate. Well deserving of its high rating.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12596) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2012
Tap at William IV (Magic Rock takeover) 10/12/12. Lightly hazed dark amber with reddish hues. Thin off white head that retains well. Great lacing ensues. Pine forward nose, caramel malt, light soap. Taste is big on pine, bitter hops, caramel backbone. Medium bodied with soft fine carbonation leading to a bitter dry finish. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4384) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Cask at Magic Rock Tap Takeover William IV; dark amber pour, small off white head, floral aroma, crisp hop taste, bitter, really decent amber ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4651) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Cask @ Akkurat, Stockholm

Pours dark amber red with a bubbly head. Aroma of malts, hints of caramel, grassy hops and fruits. Taste is malty and sweetish with notes of caramel, grassy hops, pine and citrus. Finish is hoppy and slightly watery. Okay, quite tasty but perhaps a bit light bodied amber ale.


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