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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 172   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
HenrikSoegaard (10480) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11059) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Draft at Haand. Hazy amber color, medium white head. Aroma of grapefruit and pineapple. Taste is tropical fruit, straw, light caramel. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2011
Cask@Craft Beer Co, London. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, wood, syrup and some slight spicy notes. Flaavour is wood, rather dry bitterness, some hops and mmild syrupy notes as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2011
[330ml bottle] Chestnut reddish brown pour, again almost totally flat after an initial flurry. Very inviting bitter hoppy aromas, sweet caramel in there as well, quite floral. Tastewise the immediate comparison was BrewDog’s 5am Saint – they are very similar. However, Rapture isn’t as hoppy, the malts have more say – reasonably sweet, but not overly so, the woody notes compete with the piney hops – and the end result is pretty pleasing. I got a bit of smoke in the aftertaste as well, which was interesting [11082011]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2011
Cask @ The Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell EC1. Pours a reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7780) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2011
33 cl bottle at the sampling night at omhper on September 30, 2011
BB 01/2012
Clear brown color, tan head. Sweet and hoppy scent. Bitter and hoppy taste. Malty, bitter taste. Moussy mouthfeel, dry medium high bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10159) - 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
DruncanVeasey (7134) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2012
Bottle, Best Western Marina Hotel, Dover, 12/02/12. Needless to say the hotel didn’t provide me with this one. Muddy ruby, fine lacing beige. Floral hop, earthy malt aroma with butter, coffee, cinder toffee. Good background tropical and grapefruit hop. Nutty, bitter floral hop flavour with oily, chocolate orange, walnut notes. Hot metal and green hop burps. A bit washy. Liquorice, digestives. Drinks like a concentrate of Shep Neame Spitfire.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5405) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2012
33cl, new exclusive English brewery Anno 2011, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex brew, malty/sweet and slightly fruity/bitter, easy to drink, balanced, clear, good head, good brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NightPorter (9) - - MAY 20, 2012 does not count
Bottle. Very hoppy flavour, great colour. Goes well with strong tasting food. Would drink again.


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