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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Amber Ale
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCametron (1751) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidbourne35 (12) - - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle, The Beer Emporium, Sandbach. Aromas of soft malts and citrus hops, very little head but enough lacing. Not too hoppy, the malts seem to dominate although it is a well balanced beer. Was expecting a little more from this beer, but overall not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2012
More class from Magic Rock. As usual, highly hopped, malty and rich. Citrus and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3000) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2012
On tap at Haand festival in Drammen,Norway Red amber colored, ok foam Medium body & high complexity Distinct hoppy taste and lingering aftertaste Very enjoyable

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1107) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2012
Half pint on draught at Reading Beer Festival 2012. Dark copper colour, bubbly head. Hopped, grapefruit aroma, lovely. Pleasant, well rounded and nicely hopped.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5595) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2012
On tap @Haand2012. Pours cloudy amber with off-white head. Aroma of pineapple, pine, citrus and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and bitter with some pineapple and malt. Thin body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (4954) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2012
On tap at HaandBryggeriet Beer Festival. Reddish brown colour, moderate white head. Strong aroma of piney and resinous American hops, hints of grapefruit and catpiss. The flavour is also hoppy with resinous and piney notes.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ACD (621) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 27, 2012
33cl bottle. Pours deep hazy amber/red with thin white head - plenty of lacing. Aroma is primarily grapefruit, bit of pine, citrus fruits (orange peel), slight funkiness. Taste is well balanced between the bitter citric hop notes (grapefruit) and the deep, rich, smooth caramel malt. Could maybe do with a bit of bumping up in the ABV department, but, as it is, it is a near-sessionable red ale, packed full of flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6043) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2012
330 ml bottle.
Pours a deep amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma of really strong tangy hops, orange peel and lemon zest. Again, flavour of strong hops, astrigent, gooseberries, biscuity malts, caramel and orange peel. Medium bodied, rough mouthfeel and a rough, strong bitter finish. 4,6% ABV greatness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer4000 (4405) - 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.


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