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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 475   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (2267) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - SEP 1, 2015
Pours a clear orangey golden color, topped with a fairly big off-white head. Nice retention. Very pleasant fruity aroma, peaches and other sweet fruits. Some citruses and a little pine notes. Starts a bit biscuity and malty, slight sweetness. Very fair bitterness, pine notes as well. Herbal with some sweet resin feel to it. A bit of alcohol in the finish. In general pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6374) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2015
September 15, 2014 - at The Pelt Trader; on cask. (at least I assume this was cask - hard to tell here; gravity, I think). Hazy fairly deep brassy gold with a lovely long-lasting thick off-white creamy/fluffy head. Smells of light tropical fruit and soft grassy bitterness - very low alcohol presence, Taste is fruity and delicate - plenty of tropical and tree fruit, but not overly sweet; juicy, not much bitterness, what there is would seem to be more floral than anything else - solid maltiness, and the alcohol is definitely present more in the taste than the aroma (8-). Average body, but the mouthfeel is spot on - not super carbonated, but quite lively with a light bit of acidity making it even more interesting - it seems to finish quickly, but as you work down the glass, it develops surprising bitterness, and the citra/nelson pungency finally emerges as it warms up. Just a lovely pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alomtnez (264) - SPAIN - AUG 26, 2015
White head with good retention. Hazy light amber colour. Aroma is citrus and tropical fruit (mango).Taste is hoppy bitter, citrus and malty with dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weordie (760) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Pours cloudy gold with a huge, frothy head. Aroma is chock full of grapefruit and other citrus notes. Taste is a lovely sweet citrus finished with a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChtiBreizh (456) - Rennes, FRANCE - AUG 20, 2015
Light orange, average frothy head. Fruity hops, very light pine. Medium sweet with a controlled bitterness. Average carbonation, oily mouthfeel. Very fresh fruity ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 9, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Oranges and pine needles float within this IPA’s fluffy mouthfeel, leading to resinous bitterness, light honey and lots of pleasure.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A lofty mushroom-type head of foam settles atop the hazy orange.
-Hops are also floral around the edges.
-This is very much in the tradition of a West Coast-style IPA. And a very good one at that.
-The airy mouthfeel and fragrant hoppiness make for great drinkability.


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerowl80 (181) - - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle. Aromas of grapefuit, tropical fruits, lychee and mandarin. Lots of fruity flavours, citrus and orange with a bit of bitterness. Everything you’d expect from a modern ipa but just a little bit more. Excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (5673) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Hazy orange with off-white head. Aromas of aged hops, floral notes, caramel, malt. Tastes of floral notes, stone fruit, citrus, aged hops. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
triskaideka (340) - Killarney, IRELAND - JUL 28, 2015
33cl bottle - pours amber with white head. Aroma - citrus/mandarin; Taste - malt backbone with hoppy citrus/mandarin notes. Pretty good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KW92 (1131) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2015
WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, opalizujące. Piana drobna, wysoka. Ładnie oblepia szkło.
AROMAT: Intensywny. Chmielowy. Mnóstwo owoców tropikalnych, cytrusów. W tle zboża.
SMAK: Nektar chmielowy. Na przemian owoce i cytrusy. Goryczka wysoka, krótka, przyjemna.

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