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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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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11372) - DENMARK - MAY 28, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller, Stefansgade. Dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, hop and a little dusty. Flavour is malt, caramel, little thin, little dusty, little sweet, pine and a little bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11274) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11234) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10771) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (10641) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Fest ’11. Hazed reddish amber with slight head. Full on fruity, hoppy, citrusy beer, there is a decent malty bittersweet body delivering some lovely hoppy flavours, grapefruit and lemon to the fore. A very pleasant beer and my beer of this festival.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10538) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2011
Bottle. Brown color. Red fruit and oily hops in the aroma. Thinnish. Nutty yeasty flavor with hints of caramel, citrus and oily hops. Shortish aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
A reddish copper ale with a thin big bubbled mocha head. In aroma, nice fruity butterscotch notes, grassy British hops, nice. In mouth, a nice biscuit caramel malt with roasted notes, floral British hops, quaffable. Cask Days 2014.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9591) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 20, 2011
Tap (Southampton Arms, RBESG2011 Saturday)
Superfull sweet pungent hoppy aroma. Sweetness is balanced though. Full palate. Very fruity in the mouth. Long tingly bitter finish - very long. Good rich bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8911) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Amber appearance. Hoppy aroma. Past due hop flavour. Ok drinkability.Cask days 2014.


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