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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 481   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Theis' rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, - OCT 3, 2012
Cask at Borefts BeerFest 2012. Clear yellow/golden -white head. Tea, herbal, forrest hops, citrus, light malty, nice bitterness, piney notes. Fresh.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cecedrake (37) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Pours blonde colour. Taste and aroma are extremely hoppy and dry with a hint of tropical fruit. Great stuff.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerdevine (15) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
I’d rate this as one of the best English IPA’s I’ve had. Big and loaded with Hop resin. I had a fresh bottle (from the label), and it was just bursting with hop goodness, with a great IPA length that is true to style

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwik-lime (1692) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle at a friend’s. Really strongly hopped but not in an overpowering way. Somewhat herbaceous, citrus to balance. Awesome beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeverageGeek (11) - - AUG 31, 2016
Cloudy orange color with a long-lasting, one finger-tail sized white good lacing head. Citrus, spices, orange peel, passion fruit. Bitterness rose on the palate, backbone is malty, followed with very bitter finish.The after taste is moderate. Medium-bodied, average carbonation. The hop is so fresh and the stone fruit just broke out!! Much better than other IPA i have ever tried. Reasonable price with excellent taste. Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ulysse (432) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2016
Tastes like dried malted barley with a sticky bitterness. Rather strong for its lower ABV. Good body. Good IPA on the heavy side but not over the top.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (4052) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2016
Pours cloudy amber with a finger of white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, mango, passion fruit. Taste is quite rich resinous, bready up front followed by a light fruit sweetness before a lingering bitter finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12389) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2016
Bottle. Golden color. Melon, grapefruit and floral notes in the aroma. Citric grassy hopbitter flavor. Herbal, melon. Floral. Malty yet dry. Good IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nosajhongkong (41) - North Point, HONG KONG - JUL 7, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2016 0,33L bottle bought at the Bottle Shop Hong Kong. Appearance: Pours a hazy amber colour, with medium creamy white head and beautiful lacing. Aroma: Fruity and hoppy aroma of mango, grapefruit and passionfruit from the NZ hop ( probably Nelson Sauvin), with some lemon and citrus notes from the Amarillo and Citra hops. There is some malty, piney and resin backbones Taste: Medium citrus bitterness and malty flavour with some light grapefruit sourness. Palate: Medium body with balance and subtle bitterness. Dry and crisp finish with citrus and some tropical fruits aftertaste. Overall: A really solid and lively IPA. The aroma and the flavour are perfectly balanced with juicy tropical fruits note and malty and piney backbone. Really outstanding.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
redders1974 (958) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2016 Wow great ipa. Exquisite aroma fresh taste with enough hops to make it really balanced kiwi mango lime jammy texture nice

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
6bottlepack (173) - Devon, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2016
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter,pours shining clear gold with a big white head ,aroma of mandarin ,grapfruit & cereal , taste of marmalade hop,good bitterness ,some light caramel ,with some piney hop & grapefruit ,good mouth feel ,lightish bodied & well carbonated , the finish has more lovely hop flavours ,bitterness & dryness . A well made English IPA!


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