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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: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (7473) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 8, 2015
Draft @ Tilquin English beer festival, 2015. Ambrée, col blanc-cassé. Arôme est très houblonné, entré sur le résineux, résiduel malté en retrait et de suite un coté Vienna qui restitue ce côté Munich légèrement toasté et grillé.. Palais reste centré sur cette note de forêt de pin, malt caramel, pâle-Vienna sur une pointe grillée, pure résineux.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Syfher (194) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2015
Drinked @Tilquin English Beer Festival, tap. Copper blond colour, with a white head. The taste is lightly smoky, but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scottishchris (370) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2015
Keg at the bat. Hazy copper, whitish head. Resinous grapefruit nose. Medium body, soft fizz. Sweet malt and fruit. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2015
Draft @ Craft Beer Co - Islington, Islington N1. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. fruity malty hoppy grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1473) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2015
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours almost clear amber. Nose is resin, berries, fruity hops, pine. Taste is resinous hops, grapefruit, pine, sweetish berries. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smithld1 (18) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Cask at the rake, borough mkt. Cloudy amber. Small head but persistent lacing. Well balanced and powerful ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimbonga (42) - - APR 1, 2015
Cask, Port Street, Manchester. Dark copper with a thick creamy head that lingers. Rye bread aroma (surprised not a rye beer). Full bodied and creamy with orange, strawberry and lychee flavours. A bitter, grassy finish comes in soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3064) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2015
(Magic Rock Villainous Vienna IPA) On tap at Borefts Festival. Deep orange colour on the body, clear. Good sized off-white head with good retention too. Aroma has hops, citrus. Nice taste, citrus, fruity. Good bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium thin body, good carbonation. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (38081) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2015

Draught @ London Fields Brewery Tap Room, 365-366 Warburton Street, Hackney, Greater London, England E8 3RR.

[ As Magic Rock Villainous ].
Unclear - hazy matt medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toasted - biscuit, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, orange - citrus, caramel, toasted - biscuit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140806]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (838) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2015
Tap at Borefts Beer Festival 2014. Pours a clear amber-orange. Nice, long lasting, white head. Aroma has nice, herbal and exotic fruity hops. Malt sweetness and caramel. Taste has a more bitter attitude; lots of herbs and pine, but still some malty sweetness. Ripe orange and ripe pineapple. Medium full body and a nice, medium high carbonation.

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