Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

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…

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (5616) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
(Draught at Oliver Twist, 20130313) The beer poured mahogany coloured and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had grass, nettles and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, malts, grass, caramell and bitterness. Afteraste was malty and bitter. A nice maltier and hoppy brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (5584) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5450) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Craft Beer. June 2012 with Nuffield. Great fresh hop rush. Slight lip burn, but not aggressive. Good malt base. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (5407) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5327) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2012
On draft @ HaandBryggeriet Beer festival 2012. Hazy deep orange body with a small off-white head. Very nice hoppy aroma of grapefruit, pine and some oranges. Flavor is sweet, bitter and citric fruity with grapefruit and pine on a caramel malt base. Relatively light bodied, still strong in flavor and a fine bitterness. A bit more bitterness in aftertaste. Very nice and impressive at this ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (5220) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2012
Cask at Magic Rock Tap Takeover William IV; dark amber pour, small off white head, floral aroma, crisp hop taste, bitter, really decent amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackHaddock (5193) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (5077) - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4992) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 26, 2015
drank at Borefts 2015. Pours dark amber, ok white head. Smell is bitter, earthy. Taste is bitter, grains, very intense plain bitterness. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (4981) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2015 Tap@ Kitty’s. Magic Rock tap takeover. Pours amber color, thin white head. Slightly bready, hoppy aroma. Floral notes. Flavor similar, really floral with some citrusy notes. Light bitterness.

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