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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 195   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tomethy (33) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2012
Lots of pine on the nose- not so much citrus. Really intriguing flavours going on of toast, pine and orange, with some pithy grapefruit lingering. 5AM clone, less heavy on Nelson though I would guess, but more reliable than BrewDog from my experience. A good balanced beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2012
More class from Magic Rock. As usual, highly hopped, malty and rich. Citrus and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidbourne35 (12) - - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle, The Beer Emporium, Sandbach. Aromas of soft malts and citrus hops, very little head but enough lacing. Not too hoppy, the malts seem to dominate although it is a well balanced beer. Was expecting a little more from this beer, but overall not bad.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2800) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2012
Bottle from Coppers in Newcastle. A deep ruby red coloured beer with strong orange marmalade, red fruity and sherbet flavours, hoppiness, red fruits again and a bitter slight woody finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2012
33cl, new exclusive English brewery Anno 2011, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex brew, malty/sweet and slightly fruity/bitter, easy to drink, balanced, clear, good head, good brew

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2012
330ml bottle. Lively pour, amber brown body, dirty white thin head. Aroma is a combination of simcoe, cascade, grapefruit. Taste is high bitterness, straight from the hops! It largely evades the palate, apart from the odd sharp crisp tingle. Long bitter grapefruit finish. Overall the aroma wins it for me. Not bad at all, but would like a bit of a softer edge on the finish. I drank this standing in my kitchen over a boiling pot of water.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2474) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Red color. Medium-sized off-white to khaki head. Little bit of lacing after it quickly falls. Huge hoppy, citrusy aroma. Little bit of malt. Slight watered down malt flavor. A little hop flavor and bitterness. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2370) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 7, 2012
Bottle from Nina’s Mini Mart, Edinburgh
Reddish amber...very hazy...frothy white head...dissipates to thin layer
Aroma - Grassy spicy hops...citrus orange zest....slightly nutty...caramel malts..background hint of toffee...hint of burnt butterscotch...complex
Taste- - Grassy spicy hops...zesty citrus....grapefruit..orange zest...caramel malts..bit of toasty malts...bit of toffee...quite heavy hops and rich malts
Palate - medium carb...medium body...bitter zest palate. Finish - considerably zesty bitter finish...fades in the linger...clean well
Overall - A complex flavourful beer....another top beer from Magic Rock

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2967) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy reddy orange with a small head. Aroma is piney hops and orange jelly. Taste is bready malt to start. Strong grapefruit bitter finish. A little one sided.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6635) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 10/02/2012. Deep amber with a slight white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, pine resin and a touch of caramel. Sweet malt flavours upfront, followed by grapefruit and pineapple and a dry finish with more pine. Enjoyable.


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