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

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available

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An "India Red Ale" A deeply red, raucously hopped showstopper of a beer. We took our Rapture red hop recipe and turned the volume up to 11. A kaleidoscope of speciality malts deliver a robust yet smoothly sweet mouth feel while sack loads of Australian whole hops bring tropical fruit flavours of lychee, papaya and passion fruit. For the grand finale we introduced waves of magic aroma by dry hopping the beer with kg after kg of those same big and beautifully pungent Aussie hops. Roll up, roll up, The Big Top is in town!

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3.5
weordie (1352) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2016
Pours brown with a foamy head. It has a very malty aroma. It’s a spicy, hoppy taste that very pleasant.

3.7
sjogro (4648) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2015
Tap at Kaapse Brouwers Anniversary 2015. Burney burney nicey nicey denneboom fruity. Backlog from 2015/05/30.

3.5
BeerViking (4989) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Keg at the Magpie, deep red with a lasting fine head, aromas of pine and a little toasty malt, dry-sweet and toasty-bitter with a burnt caramel edge plus hints of resin and grapefruit.

3.8
BVery (11222) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Tap at Schera’s. Murky reddish orange pour with a foamy yellowish-white head. Caramel malt, light and sweet. Some fruity citrus. Solid.

3.6
Pyrmir (6197) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2015
On tap at O’Connors. Amber with white head. Aroma sweet, bready, caramel and burnt sugar. Taste is sweet, a bit alcohol, burnt sugar with a sugary finish

3.4
Erasmus_ro (3133) - Alabama, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Tap @ Kælderkold, Barcelona, 22/06/15, thanks tstm. Pours a dark auburn with a medium, yellowish-brown head. Aroma is gooseberry, citrus. Taste follows along the same lines with lychee and passionfruit. Quite full.

3.7
Mr_Pink_152 (5413) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Tried at colonna and hunter, bath. Rich deep golden colour with a thin off white head. Aroma has pine and fruit, the taste a touch of tropical fruit with a decent bitter finish.

4.2
77ships (10770) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2015
Sampled draft @ “Kaapse Brouwers 1st Anniversary Beer Festival”. Dark reddish amber, solid head. Nose is big grapefruit peel, pine resin, huge, massive hops. Taste is big bitter orange peel hops, pine resin hops, dry, huge hops, grapefruit, dry,… Dry rich body. Great dose of hops.

3.7
Maakun (6297) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2015
Tap at Kaapse festival. Clear amber with big off white head. Big pine up front, resinous hops, lemon peel, marmalade, light chocolate and toasted grains. Quite sweet with medium to strong bitter finish. Medium bodied with slight sticky feel. Massive.

3.7
tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Keg; Southampton Arms; 10th April 2015. Half pint. While lacing at the edge of the glass. Nice pine aroma. Poignant. Taste is some brown sugar. Grapefruit, mangos, good bitterness and hop resin. Nice dry finish. Succulent and drinkable. Really top.


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