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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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…


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2012
From keg@Haand ØlFestival 2012. Unclear reddish amber body. A finger-thick blond lace on top. Fresh citrus-zesty hop aroma with some leafy and light resnious tones. Taste is surely hop driven. Lemony hop flavor. Notes of resin, green leaves and pineapple. Light and dryish malt body. Medium full. Lingering bitterness in the finish. Drinks good, sessionable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4740) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2014
On tap@Wildeman. Aroma has citrus, some toffee and is slightly herbal. Bit hazy, brown coloured with an off white head. The taste is moderate bitter with citric hops, hint of toffee. Light - medium body and easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (4734) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask gravity at the Wandsworth beer fest preview night 26/03/14. Orange red coloured with a loose off white head. Nice fresh lemon grass aroma with berry hops. Flavour is tropical fruit peach and lemon. Clean cal ale ferment. Really enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackHaddock (4552) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
The second real ale at the beginning of a session in the Cask Pub and Kitchen, London; Oct 2011: could I find any evidence of those 6 different hops and 5 types of malts used in this brew? The hand pulled pint looked good: more brown than red or amber in colour, the off-white head, deep and full. Healthy looking beer, the head leaving some heavy lacing as the beer level sank (in half inch increments). Those hops gave off a grapefruit, citrusy smell, some pine as well, the malts not really getting a look in on the aroma front. The taste was a better blend of flavours, the malts asserted themselves more in the mouth than in the nose. Still plenty of hop bitterness about, initially and at the end, with the malts taking centre stage during the whole drink. Overall it seemed an easy drinking beer which was well balanced and uncomplicated, even if it had a multitude of different ingredients.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4512) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Taylor & Jones with the Twist, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, spices, hops, citrus.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, grass, citrus, fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (4498) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
On tap @ Haand Festival 2013. Amber body, medium off-white head. Aroma is catty herbal notes, citric peel, hints of earthy leaves and wet grass. Taste is cat pee, citric peel, lime, straw, hints of peaches and honey melon. Medium mouthfeel and carbonation. Pleasant enough, but not much more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4455) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2014
Poured hazy orange brown with an off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, red berries and toffee. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, sweetly malted with a moderate sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4348) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 5, 2012
Cask @ Akkurat, Stockholm

Pours dark amber red with a bubbly head. Aroma of malts, hints of caramel, grassy hops and fruits. Taste is malty and sweetish with notes of caramel, grassy hops, pine and citrus. Finish is hoppy and slightly watery. Okay, quite tasty but perhaps a bit light bodied amber ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4157) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Bronze with a small creamy head.Hoppy with a bitter finish. Lots of body considering its strength and surprisingly complex. Another good one from this brewery.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4156) - SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2011
Sample @ omhper’s. Pours redish mahogany with a small bubbly off white head. Aroma is fruity malty caramel sweet. Flavor is bitter fruity peppery pungent a bit sweetness. Finishes longlived bitter.


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