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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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…


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11150) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Mybrewerytap.
Pours fairly muddy amber with a lovely, staying, cream-coloured, cremy head. Aroma has lovely spiciness, pine, grapefruit, light ashy toasted caramel, some resin and light sweetness. Medium carbonation, good dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has dusty caramel malts, some resin, a tad yeasty, some rhubarb, citrus. Fairly bitter finish with some grainy malts. Certainly not Magic Rock’s best effort, but still good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2012
Off cask. Very pale for an amber ale. A slightly less hoppy version of 5am saint but still nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (5219) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 13, 2012
Bottle from MyBrewerytap.com. Pours hazy dark amber with a huge creany off-white head. Aroma of lovely fruity and grassy hops. Taste is fresh and crisp fruity and resiny hops, pinecones and grass, very dry and tasty. Lingering strong mint, a good one.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mark1969 (38) - edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
normally i am not impressed with red ales,but this beer excellent malt character and gentle hop profile . very well design beer.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2850) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 18, 2012
dark ruby amber, forms large dense foamy head. Pine resin, kiwi fruit and oranges on the nose. Sweet caramel and citrus pith with a drying bitterness in the finish. Fairly sticky with a medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3240) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2011
Tap @ Brauadar. Strong hoppy aroma. Reddish brown colour, big foamy head. Spicy hoppy flavour. Smooth & creamy. Good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13577) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2011
Handpull at Craft Beer Co. Very drinkable red ale that, and i cant believe iam saying this, is just too hoppy. Good hoppy lovely hoppy but hops dominate the malts too much

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4560) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2011
Attractive red-brown color, frothy off-white head. The aroma is quite hoppy and sweet. The taste is certainly bitter, but balanced with a fruity sweetness. The mouthfeel’s pleasingly constructed. Nicely carbonated, medium mouthfeel. Overall, this is quite good. It’s not Magic Rock’s premier offering, but certainly worthy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcot (771) - Campomorone, ITALY - NOV 27, 2011
In cask al Cask Pub & Kitchen, Londra, una buona amber ale ben luppolata

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8640) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2011
Cask conditioned Handpump Old Fountain London. A dark brown to red coloured beer with a whitish bubbly head. Toasty malts and fruity hops in the big nose. Lovely hop/malt/fruit mix in the mouth. A long finish. Big flavours. Very good.


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