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Buxton / Brewdog The Black Pale of the 7Cs

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48
style
Brewed by Buxton
Style: Black IPA
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Collaboration brew with the staff of Brewdog’s Nottingham Bar.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Keg at BD Shoreditch on Collba Fest. It pours dark brown with a nice light brown head. Aroma is very complex: a lot of citrus and grapefruit, also some toffee, pine and melon. Well balanced between the citrus/pine finish and the darker roasted elements. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (1651) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
Draft at BrewDog Camden on 19 October. Poured black with a medium tan head and good lacing. Aroma of dark berries, tart fruits and dark malt. Crisp, grassy hop flavours with brown sugar and bready malt. Finish is burnt malt, hop resin and some earthiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2013
[keg, BrewDog Edinburgh] Blackish pour with a thin cream-coloured head. Aroma is mostly hefty piney resin, with some chocolate. On the taste, woody, chocolate, pine and a finish that bumps the resin up even more. Despite this, though, the oily edge at the end suffers from a lack of body – it needs more backbone to be great. Still gets to the good bracket, though, but falls short of the next level [19102013]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3037) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2013
Black in colour. Has a very fruity, hoppy aroma with some tropical fruits too. The flavour has fresh, fruity hops then roasted dark malts. These elements combine to deliver a lasting bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10772) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
Keg at BrewDog Shoreditch, London during the big collaboration release day event. Pours black-brown with a moderate, foamy tan head. Big cocoa character with pungent burnt pine and dry grapefruit. Good body, fine carbonation. Dry and roasty to finish. Decent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (3782) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Keg at Brewdog Brum. Only 4%??? Bonkers. Excellently hoppy BIPA - full of all those US notes I love. Bitter roast finish. Foxo is wrong.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
foxo82 (683) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
On tap at BrewDog Birmingham. Black (yes, really) almost headless ale with a long bitter malt finish. Packs a punch for such a relatively low ABV. I liked it but found it a bit one-dimensional. Bitter and black. Not a lot else.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alecwallace (155) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Big fresh hop aroma. Like ive opened a bag of hops. Lots of lasting bitterness. Black as stout.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (806) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2013
Keg at Brewdog, pours black with a foamy small head, pretty complex and rich aroma with roasty caramel, burnt brown sugar, grapefruit & orange flavours from the hops with floral and elderberry textures. For a brew that is only 4%, this packs a lot in My favourite of the collab beers.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3244) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2013
Keg @ BrewDog. Almost black, big foamy head. Sweet pine hop aroma. Dry barbecue hop flavour. Sharp with bitter aftertaste. Atypical but good IPA.


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