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Buxton Axe Rocks

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Black IPA
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg; Special.

A brewery blend of Axe Edge and Black Rocks


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (17158) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
22nd April 2015
Almost opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and semi dry with a fine crispness. Smooth dark malts, medium dark chocolate and mild roast bitterness. Mild dark malt cream. Hops are a mild marmalade citrus with smooth pine on top. Finishes smooth. Pine and hop spice linger on. Smooth and well balanced CDA, very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzi (27) - POLAND - APR 22, 2015
Wygląd: Kremowa, drobnoziarnista i długo utrzymująca się piana, zostawiająca ogromny lacing. Piwo klarowne o ciemnobrązowej barwie. Aromat: Chmielowe nuty. Cytrusy, żywica. Ale pojawiają się też akcenty słodowe. Smak: Grapefruitowa goryczka - bardzo intensywna. Cytrusowe świeże nuty, Palone słody. Jako finisz występują przeplatające się gorycz ze słodyczą. Wysycenie średnie. Wyraźnie czuć że to piwo to mix receptur IPA i BIPA. Bardzo ciekawe i dobre piwo. Warto spróbować.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (5326) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2015
Keg @ Clove Hitch / 23 Club, Liverpool. Dark brown with next to no head. Strong but sweet tasting with darker malts evident, a lot of hops though and it feels like a black IPA than a regular one. It’s as drinkable a texture as it gets for this strength.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1852) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Aroma: pine, floral hops, exotic fruits, grapefruit. Appearance: clear, dark brown, small, frothy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: sweets come up, exotic fruits again, dry finish. Overall: very nice IPA, fantastic palate. Pint at Euston Tap, Euston.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (11639) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Gravity dispense at Craft 100, CBC Clapham, 02/04/15. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is toasty, charr, burnt brown sugars, pine needle, cocoa rub, dank hop notes. Taste comprises earthy hops, pine, dank tones, light spice, biscuit, toffee, pine. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with light roast and earthy hop bitterness. Xolid XDA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VamboladeTolly (522) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 11, 2015
Tap@TCBW2015. Pours dark brown with tan head. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, pine, spicy, some chocolate notes. Taste is medium bitter, grapefruit, pine, chalk. Medium body. Medium bitter finish.Interesting,and good ipa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (335) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2015
Cask at The Buxton Brewery Tap House. A deep brown colour with a creamy white head. Initial aroma of sourness but then pine, resin, mango, peach, orange, raisin and some caramel sweetness. Taste of resin, grapefruit, orange, mango, some raisin, liquorice and alcohol. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a smooth texture. A dry, chocolatey, liquorice finish. Quite a complex beer with many aromas and flavours, bitter and tasty, really warmed to this one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (3544) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 6, 2015
Tap @TCBW2015. Cloudy dark brown color. Medium size, yellow head, stays. Chocolate, sweet, malty, pine, fruity aroma. Malty, spicy hops, grainy, fruity taste. Just another average IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
At Craft 100 150401. Dark amber beer with a decent offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, roasted notes, caramel, bready, some pine ane oranges. Hoppy pine and orande flavor, roasted notes, biscuits, some grassy notes. Quite nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Unde (525) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Black beer with white head on top. Aroma has tropical fruits and citrus, not much ’black rocks’ to be found. Taste is roasted, almost burned even and there is fruits to balance it. Massive bitterness in the end. Medium body and high carbonation.


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