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

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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (2403) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Cask gravity at the gun IPA fest. Translucent heavy golden colour with a loose white head. Aroma is berry headgerow English hop. Blackcurrant and some some xaeamel sweetness in the flavour. Some alcohol presence. Sweet toffee in the malt detracts from the hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1342) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Gravity pours at The Gun IPA fest. Pours a clear deep gold colour. Toffee, apricot aroma. Light to medium body. Mild carbonation. A bit stocky. It's caramel, veg funk, a bit of booze, some marmalade and an eventual bitter citrus. Bit sweet for me. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6120) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 8, 2013
Medium offwhite head. Hazy amber body with carbonation. Resiny funky tropical fruit aroma with gooseberry notes. Dryish resiny gooseberry taste with funky mealy tropical fruit notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish tropical fruit and wood aftertaste with spicy resiny notes. It’s nice, drinkable, and somewhat interesting. (0.33l bottle, from Beermoth, Manchester.)

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TET (1548) - FINLAND - AUG 30, 2013
A slighty orange brown beer with a weak and blond head. The nose is very enjoyable and tropical fruity, mangos, kiwis, papaiyas, and some citrusfruits, thus a tropical fruit desk on the glass. Taste is tropical fruity, quite lot of fructose, mangos, peaches and sourness of citrusfruits. The bitterness is quite high, but together with a quite strong sweetness, the taste is not totally dry, that’s great. Not a hopbomb. Medium+ bodied, enough of refreshning carbonation. Very enjoyable, tropical fruitsallad with the balanced combination of sweetness and bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (5947) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a cloudy amber orange colour with a white thick head. Aroma of sweet mango, grass and some floral notes. Flavour of mandarin orange, grassy floral bitterness, lime juice, resin, yeast and sweet pineapple. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Alcohol warms only a little. Finishes bitter, juicy and citrusy. Nice and fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3163) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2013
Big bubbly head misty bright orange pour soft medium carbonation aromas pine floral citrus caramel the flavours caramel pine grapegruit apricot strong bitter creamy touch the finish good IPA very crisp tasting hops and sweet caramel resin bitter finish lovely IPA

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (482) - NORWAY - AUG 23, 2013
Gyllen brun i farge , noe grumsete. Lukter mye av humle. Lukt av grapefrukt. Lavt skum som ligger. Syrlig og medium bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (959) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2013
Uklar brunorange farge, tynt skum. Malt, humle, deig og ananaslukt. Smaker karamell, humle og sitrus. Medium bitterhet, lite kullsyre

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dogen (30) - ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Attractive nose straight from the bottle. Slightly cloudy. Fruit laden taste, not overpowered by alcohol. Delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (2931) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Botttle - thanks Ben! Pours cloudy amber orange with a small white head that dissipates quite quickly with decent lacing. Aroma is citrusy, pine, spruce, spicy something. Flavor is the same, rye spiciness, citrus, mango, pine resin. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Nice enough beer, but a little rough around the edges, feeling a little harsh going down.


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