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Welcome to Amazing Tap Handles - The Tap Handle Museum. Here you will find photos of the Museum's collection of beer taps, along with brewery info. Have a look around the Museum, and use the contact form in sidebar to leave me feedback about the site, talk about taps, or if you have a rare tap handle you'd like to sell to the Museum. I'd love to hear from you! Please, no inquires about buying taps - they're not for sale.

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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Tap Handle #289: Big Rock - Magpie Rye Ale

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This is a real beauty of a tap. It's a little on the small side (about 7-8"), but it's impressive in spite of that. It's very, very rare - I don't recall ever seeing another. There is a second version of the tap (pictured to the right) that is just as rare.

Big Rock Magpie Rye was a full-bodied ale with a rich copper colour and a spicy-bouquet, recommended for the wine enthusiast. Weighted average on ratebeer.com is 2.8 out of 5. Although ratebeer.com does not show the brew as retired, it is not listed on Big Rock's website as part of their lineup, and it also isn't on their 2013 brewing schedule.

For more about Big Rock, see this post.

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