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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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…


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2012 Bottle at home ... copper ... thin off white head ... soft spicy light toffee malt nose ... light bitter toffee front ... long soft toffee fruits ... little woody bitterness ... light citurs soapy hop finish tap at red squirell ... copper ... thin tan head... soft toffee ... orange and passion fruit nose... light dry .... big passion fruit ... bitter woody .... ok 3.6 tap at brewery ... amber ... big white head ... big ns passion fruit nose ... zezty hop ... big ns ... soft fruits ..

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2013
Draught, 4.6%. Fruity aroma, mild and roasted. Cloudy brown colour. Stable off-white head. The flavour is roasted and nicely hoppy. Clean and rough hoppiness. Not a symphony of flavour, but unpretentious and well-made.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12758) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Cask (RBESG 2011, London) at Southampton Arms. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Berries, tobacco, dryness, fruity, roasted, licorice, medium malty, light smokey. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (12682) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2012
On tap at HaandFestival 2012. An unclear, golden-orange beer topped by a minimal-sized beige head. Citrusy, piney nose with caramel in the back. Pleasant, but a tad too subtle I think. That goes for the flavor too, with its biscuity maltyness, citrus peel and pine cones, and a decent bitterness. It feels a bit dead on the palate, although it has a decent carbonation. Full body and bitter finish. A decent and easy drinkable beer, but it failed to impress me. 120505

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (12660) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11905) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Tap @Beer Hunters
Hazy dark amber color, good off-white head. Fruity, grassy aroma. Medium-bodied. Malty background, resiny hoppyness - not so bitter or fresh, but ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10781) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (10779) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
RBESG August 2011, Southampton Arms. Dark copper with a small white head. Aroma of toffee and fruit, with a bit of dried fruit. Toffee malty flavour with grassy hops and a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bittter fnish. Slightly rustic. Oily palate. Powerfull.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Draft at Haand. Hazy amber color, medium white head. Aroma of grapefruit and pineapple. Taste is tropical fruit, straw, light caramel. Decent.


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