Brewed by Buxton
Style: Porter
Buxton, England


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

This beer pours a deep chestnut brown, with a billowing cappucino head. It has aromas of forest fruits and a biscuity, malty body. Generously hopped with US varieties.

LoFi's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LoFi (1517) - Göteborg, - SEP 12, 2012
Sampled bottle at GBF 2012. Very dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma: hoppy with grapefruit, roast and toffee. Taste: hoppy, grapefruit, chocolate, toffee, roast, medium bitter. Medium-bodied. Another nice one from Buxton.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hawthorne00 (2251) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle, 11C. Dark brown with a beige head that fades to a coat. Aroma of molasses, coffee, plums, fake cherries/ nail polish. Fruity flavours rapidly overtaken by ash and burnt coffee. Didn’t get any more welcoming as it warmed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (490) - Tuscany, ITALY - FEB 22, 2014
Light brown creamy head. Black colour. Aroma is malty with chocolate and light red fruits notes. Flavor is malty with coffee, chocolate and light prunes tones, ending in a bitter, slightly roasty finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (1411) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle from chester beer and wine, chester. Black beer with medium head with some lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is chocolate, charcoal and roasted malts. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1066) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Cask at The Fox, Hackney on 11 January 2014. Poured a very dark brown with a scummy, tan head. Earthy aroma with notes of dark chocolate and dates. Medium to full mouthfeel. Flavours of treacle, plums and peat. Finish was bitter resin, burnt malt and black cherries.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (2802) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 20, 2014
33cl bottle. BB Oct 2013. Near black with almost no head, low carb. Not flat, but not far away. Lots of chocolate on the nose with roastedness and ashy, charcoal notes. Unfortunately some ugly paint notes coming later. Sniffin paint.. Flavor is much better with ash, roasted malt, dark chocolate and some spicy notes. Dry, ashy finish.

- beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (1970) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
330ml bottle at home from Cotteridge wines. Clear dark caramel pour with a reluctant loose cream head. Aroma is sweet milk choc, caramel, earthy roast and wood. Some sweet berries in the nose. Favour is pine hop light lemon , choc and some roast. Solid earthy pine bitterness in the vack end. Palate is light and with moderate carbonation. Lingering back of the throat bitterness. Not enough malt

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanoi (295) - - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle: Nose is smoke, orange, blackberry and cherry with a hint of cocoa and vanilla. The fruit smells make it very fresh smelling for a porter. Taste is biscuit, malt leading to smoke and a juicy citrusy, grapefruit, pineapple hopped finish with a little lasting resin which makes it refreshing for a porter. Mouthfeel is slick. It’s decent but too much IPA for a porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3625) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle at the Craven Arms, Birmingham. Very nice Porter. Thinnish dans le gob, but smooth and quietyly rich. Full dry flavoured. Ja.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (429) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
(Bottle): Pours very dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits. Roasted flavour - smokey, burnt notes beaten back by sweet chocolate and bitter coffee bean notes. Slight caramel on the finish. Lovely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (4275) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2013
light grass aroma,brown, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, fizzy, light bitter finish.

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