overall
95
94
style
Brewed by Magic Rock Brewing
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Huddersfield, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Weve 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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grumbo (2436) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Tap at the Spread Eagle, Ipswich. Pours slightly hazy amber with a large white head. Aroma has lots of fresh hops, fruit and caramel. Light plus sweetness with medium plus bitterness. Medium body and slightly sticky texture. Carbonation is average. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (17968) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2017
Tap @ Spread Eagle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, fruits, flowers, malt, pine and has a nice bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (2250) - Malm, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2017
Fat. Ltt besljad brnstens- till orangefrgad l med ett vitt skum. Doft och smak av malt, citron och tropiska frukter. En helt OK IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (5137) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2016
Keg @ PLY, Manchester. Pours a misty amber, moderate white head. Aroma is sweet vienna malts, light fruits. Taste is smooth, with grapefruit, stone fruit, smooth vienna malts, bitter pithy fruits. Very moreish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (2007) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - OCT 30, 2016
Keg at Brewdog Camden, London.
Amber, hazy body, with a big, creamy, lacing, yellowish head
Aroma of pine, earth, grapefruit, passion fruit, some pineapple, biscuit.
Taste follows this, with some more honey.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a lively carbonation.
Finishes bitter, dry, zesty, earthy, a bit yeasty, a bit biscuity.

Really nice. Straight and bitter, with a well balance between piney hops and a quite broad, smooth malt body. Nothing outstanding overall, but quaffable stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeevan (246) - SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2016
BD Edin. Pours a golden haze. Nose is light fruit and hops. Lovely Vienna biscuityness. And lovely hop character too, pithy, earthy. Very nice

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (1103) - SINGAPORE - DEC 29, 2015
6.6%ABV. Vienna IPA. Tapped out a deep amber. 18SRM. Nose has clean sweet fruity flavors. Very subtle in its overall character. Enticing and very approachable. There are subtle pine and citrus aromas. Again, maybe like sniffing a ripe cold Valencia orange. A very nice candy-like sweetness to the nose. The malty nose is like what youd get from a fresh piece of vaporous multigrain toast. Mouthfeel is sudsy, bordering on soapy. Very approachable palate with nice dark malt flavors in abundance riding on a neat alcholic cloud. There is the flavor of black bread, pumpernickel tanginess, toffee and caramel. There is a brief hint of some medicinal herbs. Finish is clean and long with the following flavor sequence: pine, grass, citrus, resin, hyssop all the way to the very best and brightest bitter end! Goes on Favorites List!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sjogro (3557) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2015
Tap at Kaapse Brouwers Anniversary 2015. Fruitig hoppig droog brommig bitter grondig grrrr. Backlog from 2015/05/30.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NextLevelLover (21) - - DEC 6, 2015
From tap @ Omerta/Krakow. Clear, dark amber appearance. Typicall vienna malt nose and taste. Sweet caramel taste with the bitterness of an IPA

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (3626) - 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. Theres orange in there too. Very good.


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