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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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…


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2557) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (2506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2011
Pours copper red with well retained creamy head. Big tropical fruit aroma with caramel malt. Tate is big fruity hop wollop with nice caramel toffee backbone. Very very tasty. Can’t help but compare this to 5 am saint. Is it better? Depends which day you get the 5 am saint.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (2423) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 25.05.2013, tap @ HaandFestival:
Small creamy shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly neutral, wet leafs, hops, dried fruits, grass. Taste is slightly watery and harsh, leafs, grass, hops, pine needles, wood. Longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Fair enough.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2386) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Tap@Nya Tröls, Malmö - amber pour with good off-white head. Big tropical fruity aroma and taste, great citrus notes as well, pine needles, caramel malts, light toffee. Great brew!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2343) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 11, 2011
Draughts at The White Horse (London). Very well balanced indeed, was popular around the table. Good enough to pull me away from the good cask selection for a couple of pints.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2315) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap at Hanging Bat, Edinburgh. Kind of like an IPA. Red, but with a lot of nice bitter hops. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2280) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftycarl21 (2254) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Clear chestnut pour, small white head. Nose and flavor hold notes of marzipan, caramel, toast, biscuit, orange peel and pine. Smooth and creamy, softer carbonation on the palate. Balanced, really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2241) - SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Pours red amber with low white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, grapefruit, some malt. Taste is big hoppy bitter with just a touch of malty sweetness. Body is light to medium with low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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