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Magic Rock Villainous Vienna IPA

Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Huddersfield, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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We’ve wanted to include another IPA in the range for a while so we picked up with an idea that Stu first mentioned back in 2011, an IPA containing 100% Vienna malt. In contrast to what we wanted with Cannonball this would give the beer a bit more body and also a biscuity/toasty flavour to balance the hops against.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1256) - Røros, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2014
Dark golden with a white head - Fruity hop aroma - Good malt to support that gives gives a floral and fruity hop profile with a good bitterness - Lingering hop bitterfinish that is olmost dry - This was good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
Sample at Haand Festival 2014. Cloudy copper body, smooth white head. Fruity aroma of peach, tangerine, lemon, taste is sweet and fruity, exotic fruits, toffee, with a juicy finish. medium to light bitterness, sticky sweet and fruity aftertaste. 

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3382) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
On tap @ Haandfest 2014. This is a near clear golden one. Only a small sidesticking white head. Smells nice. I get a little bit of fresh grass happyhoppiness mixed with zesty fruits. Really fresh and grassy aroma. Not bad at all. Tastes really nice. Lots of caramel sweetness but never sweet in any way. Fresh and refreshing. Light oily in he mouth and soft prickling on the bubbles. This is actually quite a nice one! Would not mind a revisit here to get a more proper rating. 24.05.2014

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RichardW (1517) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Cask Kings Head Carlisle. Massive pine aroma, beautiful dark amber colour. A rich big flavoured body, with peach, mango and any number of tropical fruits in there. Slightly chewy but in a good way and a dryness in the finish. Subtle vanilla notes at the back of the throat, this was pretty spectacular, unsurprisingly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4254) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
Draft - Sweet caramel and candy floss hops. Clear copper with with a rich white head. Sweet caramel and those candy floss like hops and grapefruit. Malty but quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1395) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Keg west riding dewsbury. Amber beer thin head lacing. Aroma is pine grapefruit hops. Taste is same decent caramel malts to begin some resin in there good hoppy bitter finish. Medium body very prickly csrbonation. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1802) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Draught at Euston Tap, London on 18 July. Poured a lightly hazy copper colour, with a medium, dense off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, some citrus hop and grain. Grapefruit hop flavours, with some tangerine and biscuity malt. Finish was balanced caramel, bitter resin and a slight herbal note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4652) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2014
On tap at OT. Hazy amber with a white head. Aroma and taste of pineapple, citrus, cookies and hay. Easy to drink and with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Clear golden/copper beer with a decent offwhite head. Malty bready aroma, floral, grapes, raisins, some floral notes. Floral hop flavor, caramel, bready, hay, onions, some hay. Sweet and a bit unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1552) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
On tap at The Rover GBG. Smells cheese candy malt, grassy hoppy. Tastes grassy hoppy, a bit sweet and cheese malty with a similar finish.

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