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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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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…


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2012 Thanks Craig for sharing this bottle. Had this alongside the High Wire and Cannonball. An orange-red amber ale with a lacy white head. Aromas of pineapple, caramel, toffee and some pepper. Caramel flavour also, quite nutty, some fruits- passionfruit and orange again. A bit yeasty. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2011
Bottle at home. Deep copper amber pour, small bubbly tan head. Nose is big pine, grapefruit. Hint of toffee. Delightful smooth caramel on the taste, quickly matched by lovely, massively refreshing orange/grapefruit hops. Really nicely balanced, good hoppy session beer. Yum.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCametron (2266) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 31, 2011
330ml bottle with Ben. Tastes like a 5am Saint with a less subtle hop profile. In a good way. Could do with a shot in the arm alcohol-wise.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (15545) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (6899) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2013
On tap at Bishop Arms, Folkis, February 2013. Nice reddish/orange with a small white head. Aroma and taste of hops, fruit, malt and some caramel. Refreshing and easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5201) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3413) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2013
Pours red amber with low white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, grapefruit, some malt. Taste is big hoppy bitter with just a touch of malty sweetness. Body is light to medium with low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (15767) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller, Stefansgade. Hazy reddish amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 230513

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8413) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Draught. High creamy off-white lasting head. Clear dark brown body. Pine lemon spicy aroma. Distinct citrus pine flavor with a nice bitterness. High carbonation. Long dry and bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (3091) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap at Hanging Bat, Edinburgh. Kind of like an IPA. Red, but with a lot of nice bitter hops. Enjoyable.


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