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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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…


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4648) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4402) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (4264) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2013
On tap. Aroma is weak but malty and spicy with some soapy pine notes. The flavour is bitter spicy/peppery, malt, caramel with sour notes on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (4230) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
On tap at Taylor & Jones with a Twist in Stockholm. Malty with some caramel and with a hoppy finish. Sharp but short bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4205) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4189) - 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!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4143) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Hand pulled at the Victoria, Birmingham. Finally got to try this legend. I like and agree with MR’s description of grapefruit and pithy orange. Lovely red hue and beige froth. Easy to drink, but quenching and satisfying. Worth the wait.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (4067) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2011
33cl bottle thanks to Chris Mair! Pours light chestnut with an orange hue. There is a nice head but it mostly disappears in the first couple of minutes. The nose has some raisin malt but is mostly pine and grapefruit pith. The taste has more grapefruit and pith with not sweet malt to talk of. The palate has a medium body and texture with a very fresh and zingy finish. Overall, it’s a good beer for the hopheads, but it needs a little more malt sweetness for me, so it is very flavoursome but lacks balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (4059) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAR 3, 2014
Tap. Clear brown color. Small size, off-white head, stays as a ring. Hops, grassy, toffee, sweetish aroma. Hops, grassy, fresh and very young spruce sprouts, grainy taste. Nice grassy bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4009) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 18, 2012
dark ruby amber, forms large dense foamy head. Pine resin, kiwi fruit and oranges on the nose. Sweet caramel and citrus pith with a drying bitterness in the finish. Fairly sticky with a medium carbonation.


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