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Buxton Best

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Formerly brewed at Buxton
Style: Bitter
Buxton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Discountinued in June 2012. Replaced in the range by American Rye which has a significantly different recipe.
A hoppy amber ale, brewed with a mash of Marris Otter, Caramalt, Rye and Wheat malts combining to give a complex peppery flavour. American and English hop varieties provide a delightful marmalade / citrus bitterness, well balanced by the sweetness of the malt.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16250) - MalmŲ, - JUN 11, 2012
Botle. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor with hints of caramel. Has a frity malty hoppy finish.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (7219) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2013
50cl bottle @ home shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear orange color, medium sized lightly creamy white to off-white head that leaves nice lacing. Smell lightly malts, nicely hoppy, lightly sweetish flowers. Taste lightly malts, hops, bitter, lightly flowers and blossom. Fresh, soft carbonation and medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (3790) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2013
Bottle thx to benzai. Clear golden orange with a big white head. Smells hops, grapefruit, fresh, fruity. Tastes hoppy, fresh, grapefruit. Too bad itís so thin. Soft carbo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle @ Yespr tasting. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - herbal. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 221012

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grapefruits with notes of grass. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10111) - SÝborg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle. Amber coluored. unclear. Dense off whit ehead. Aroma: Caramel, rye, flowers, herbs, light spice. Flavour: Herbs, flowers, citrus, caramel, light sweetness, vague fruits. Medium bodied. Ends floral and caramelly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
slightly cloudy golden, smooth white head. very mild, slightly herbal aroma, typical bitter to have a subdued aroma. flavor is bitter , slightly herbal, quite refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29022) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, dusty and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, mild peachy and light citrusy. Crisp fruity, peachy and light citrusy. Mellow. Lingering fruity, increasing bitterness into a medium dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr/madsberg/Ungstrup. Pours a hazy golden with a dense white head. Interesting spicy hoppiness. Light body, a very dry fruitiness and some exotic piney hops. Peaches and apricots. Dry and bitter finish. 221012

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2035) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle from Vino Wine, Morningside
Dark amber, quite hazy, frothy white head, some lacing
Aroma - citrus hops, grapefruit, soft orange, sweet fruity malts, fruity caramel, lots of sweet citrus hops, good aroma
Taste - sweet caramel malts. touch of cereal malts, citrus and peppery hops, soft grapefruit, caramel malts donít overpower the hops, good balance
Palate - soft carb, medium body, smmooth texture, soft bit zesty palate. Finish - bitter spicy hops with caramel malts background, bitter spicy linger
Overall - Really nice bottled beer - itís not made anymore now so Iíll have to try the American Rye. If itís better than this it should be really good.


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