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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: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (2389) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Cask in the Magic Rock Tap in Huddersfield. Amber with a nice dense off white head. Not a huge amount of aroma - mild pine hop. The taste is really fruity with bitter resinous pine hop and a lovely biscuity malt base. There’s orange in there too. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4347) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 7, 2015
Deep golden color. Very clean malty nose with the Vienna malt really shining. Mouth is smooth medium, but this beer is all about the Vienna malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (4409) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 10, 2015
Cask@brewery tap
first pour a little plasticky, changed without fuss. Fruity orchard s and citrus nose, medium bodied, pithy mango and citrus with clean biscuit malt base, fruity,moreish, spot on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer (2413) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Aroma: overripe, heavy sweet exotic fruits, pineapple, resin. Appearance: clear amber, medium, creamy, off-white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets continue, overripe, somewhat bittersweet fruits, intense resin, turns dry and bitter in the finish. Overall: very nice IPA, intense and complex aroma and palate. Pint at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (4734) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Backlog rating. Keg at BD Shepherd’s Bush tap takeover, London. It pours a light golden color with medium white head. Aroma is grassy and lightly hoppy with notes of citrus peel, straw, grapefruit peel, melon. Taste has more grains, straw, lemon peel and melon. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice and refreshing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogbomb (1117) - ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Cask. Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2015. Chestnut brown with a thin tan head. Nose is burnt tangerine, kumquat, a little lychee. Taste is surprisingly light, giving some more fresh kumquat and lychee. There’s a over ripeness to the orange taste, but not unpleasant. Very very nice. Belies its ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
juffage (163) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2015
On keg at Bundobust. Nice stuff. Looks cloudy amber/blond. Not as "fruity" and more dry and grassy than Cannonball. Quite dank though, sprucey, and pinappley. Dig it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9661) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2015
Third, draught at Bundobust in Leeds. Cloudy amber coloured body. Stable filmy layer at the surface. Malt-fruity aroma. Blended taste profile of grapefruit and brown malts backed by resinous bitterness towards the ending. Well bodied. Soft on the swallow. Pleasant (08.07.2015).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
clockk (211) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - JUL 17, 2015
Olor afrutado, espuma media consistente, cuerpo medio, sabor herval y afrutado.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1937) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 10, 2015
Cervesa molt bona en tots els aspectes, bon aroma i gust, es barrejen perfectament els tocs de llúpol i de malta. Cerveza muy buena en todos los aspectos, buen aroma y sabor, se mezclan perfectamente los toques a lúpulo y de malta.

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