MAGIC ALE celebrates 30 years operational service of E-3D Sentry with the Royal Air Force. Commonly known as AWAC (Airborne Warning and Control System), E-3D Sentry AEW Mk I is flown from RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire under the NATO tactical call-sign “Magic”.
Since entering service in 1991, E-3D Sentry has been operated by RAF Aircrew from 8, 23, 54 and 56 Squadrons. Throughout its history E-3D has seen active service abroad in multiple theatres including the Balkans, Middle East, Libya, Mediterranean, Caribbean and Afghanistan.
An American style pale ale that is deep gold in colour and has a soft bitterness to offset the hop flavours. The beer is well hopped to give tangerine, tropical fruit and grapefruit flavours with a hint of spiciness.