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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Amber Ale
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

A hoppy amber ale, brewed with a complex mash of Marris Otter pale malt, Rye, Caramalt and Wheat.
A shed-load of American hops provide a delightful marmalade / citrus bitterness, well balanced by the sweetness of the malt, whilst delivering a charcteristic peppery Rye flavour.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (3172) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2013
Cask at the Magpie, golden with a lasting clingy white head, bright citrus and grassy hop aromas with a touch of sweet melon. Dry and peppery on the palate, then juicy malt with refreshing and astringent hops and a lasting grapefruit bitterness. Lovely!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2139) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Clean golden body with a thin white head. No visible carbonation. Nice lacing. Musty aroma of biscuit and bread with a hint of grapefruit. Flavour is dry and biscuity with a weird soapiness. A rather odd combination of flavours. Thin body with a flat, very oily texture. An unusual beer - not one of Buxton’s finest.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Cask at craft islington. Very nice, lightly bitter lingering aftertaste, nice mid Amber colour,...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7633) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Cask @ Euston Tap, London. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, rye, light fruity hops. Flavor is matl, rye, bread, little fruity hops. Medium body, soft/flat carbonation. 150913

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (5404) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Cask at the Euston tap. Aroma is spicy hop and some earthy mushroom. Clear golden colour with a persistent creamy white head. Flavour is socks, spicy hop. Malt forward.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, malt, caramel, fruit, peaches. Flavour is hop, malt, caramel, fruit, peaches. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (5513) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2013
nice fruit hoppy aroma,amber, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (7607) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2013
Light amber coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Heavy hoppy aroma, citrus and fruits. Faint malty, caramel notes together with some fresh yeasty notes. Flavor is mainly bitter, dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marcbeer (12) - - AUG 22, 2013
A very light beer, easy to drink. A traditional style, but needs some balls! Too wet round the ears for me, however, Buxton still makes the finest beers in Christendom! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
23rd October 2012
Light haze on this amber beer. Good off white head. Palate is smooth and semi dry with a mild carbonated sting. Mild orangey hops, fresh but pithy. Mild rye spice. Mild minerals and marmalade bitterness. Not bad.


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