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Buxton Axe Edge

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular. Has been seen on Cask.

Our full flavoured, strong India Pale Ale. Now hopped with Amarillo, Citra and Nelson Sauvin. This beer has a pale straw-amber body, and pours with a full creamy head. Its complex flavours include mandarin orange, schnapps, pineapple, and juicy tropical fruits. It is warmingly alcoholic with a dry finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (800) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 27, 2015
330ml bottle at home. dark yellow clear color. Bottled 12.05.2015, BB 2/2016. small off-white head. strong smell of pines, grapefruit zest, grass, oranges. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes citric, grapefruit zest, oranges, light sweetness, pines, lightly soapy, herbs. finishes with herbs and grapefruit notes. very nice, good balance. overall I liked the taste quite a bit better than the smell though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Draft. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy tropical citrus hop aroma. Medium to abundant body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy citrus bittersweet flavor with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of medium to long duration.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2015
Draught at BBB, Gothenburg. A bit hazy golden beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy fruity pine aroma. Hoppy pine fruity grassy flavour with some metallic notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (125) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2015
Golden cloudy with white lacing head. Big tropical aromas, tastes of citrus, tropical fruits... grapefruit bitterness, bit of pine... yeast... Pretty standard hoppy IPA, but done very well indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6873) - Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Draft at Ei8ht Ball. Pours a clear golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have a ton of perfumey floral character, grapefruit, and tropical fruit, some resin, moderate bitterness, the soapy perfume notes are strong, pale malts, a touch of yeast, decent.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (2260) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2015
Looks hazy deep golden, off white good hue. Puffy lacing. Grapefruit, roasted malts, sweet fruity resin and power hops to the nose. Tastes leafy hops, resin juice, grapefruit peels, fruity bitter malts, moves to a finish with hopsy resiny caramel. Body’s solid, carbonation’s soft, feel is dry. [33cl br bottle 6€, abv6.8%, BB14.07.15, B@Vinmonopolet 9020, T@höme17May]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3127) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2015
(Buxton Axe Edge) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 6.8% Orange colour on the body, quite clear. Almost two fingers of thick, off-white head sitting on top, with good retention, leaving spots of lacing behind. Aroma of citrus, grapefruit, light tropical fruits, pine needles. Taste has also grapefruit, light orange peel, more tropical fruits,grassy hops, pine on the finish with a good bitterness. Medium body, good carbonation. Very dry palate/ Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (5090) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
33cl bottle from beer52.com. Golden amber with a thick cream head; rich tropical fruit aroma; intense pineapple taste, leaving a sticky fruity finish with some gently warming alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolord (214) - - MAY 13, 2015
Golden bis Kupfer, fruchtig hopfig in der Nase, mild und ausgewogen im antrunk, schöne fruchtige hopfenbittere später. Angenehmer Körper mit dazu passenden Hopfenaromen. Schön "leichtes" IPA

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1261) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Pours a deep copper with a white head. Big citrus hop aroma. Taste is bitter, unsurprising.


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