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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Porter
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Vaiz's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3350) - Den Haag, - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle. Aroma is spicy and roasted. Flavor is bitter, dry and quite dark. A bit thin body, but nicely balanced.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (636) - Lille, FRANCE - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle drink @ home, from Saveur-biere.com - Color: clear black beer with small carbonation and small ivory head. Smell: malty domination bit with grassy and hoppy presence. Taste: malt and hops, the style is more a Black IPA than a Porter. But really great beer. I appreciate really the taste. Aftertaste: caramel and hoppy with sweet bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (3815) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2014
330ml bottle. Dark ruby red glowing, mahagony colour with late awakening, average, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, ochre head. Resinous, piney, herbal hoppy aroma, slightly earthy, dark malty background with a nuttily touch, hints of chestnut, cautious red berry-fruitiness. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, mildly bitter hoppy overtones, minimally herbal and metallic; taste occupies regions of quite restricted scope on the palate, watery side lines.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1178) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle from the Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Pours deep brown with a nice cream head. This is a very chocolatey brew in both aroma and flavour. Nice creamy mouthfeel to it and a coffee and just a hint of spice on the finish. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6211) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2014
33 cl bottle. Bottled on 10/2013.
Pours deep dark brown, practically black color with a large off-white head. Very nice chocolaty aroma, mild caramel, mild hops and roasted malty notes with an overwhelming coffee/licorice finish. Sweet licorice and somewhat minty flavor, some cocoa and malts, finishes chocolaty creamy. Very smooth and easy to drink, slightly bitter malty aftertaste, the minty licorice gives a nice twist. Nice and interesting.
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7437) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein sehr dunkelbraunes fast schwarzes Bier mit ordentlicher beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Kaffee, dunkle Früchte, leicht hopfig. Geschmack röstmalzig, Kaffee, dunkle reife Früchte, Gewürze.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are dry roast malt, lots of hops, caramel, nuts and has a long dry bitter finish. Nice and easy drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nordcore (1021) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Deep red, clear with minimal offwhite head. Dark fruit, roasted, and a bit chocolate sence. Medium bitter with a sweet sence of dark fruit end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3295) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2014
Poured a dark reddish brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of deeply roasted malt, dark chocolate, lightly sweet latte. Medium to full body, flavour as the aroma, slightly phenolic on the Baltic side of porters really.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
paologalloni (109) - ITALY - APR 27, 2014
una porter perfetta. aspetto bellissimo con schiuma color cappuccino abbondante su corpo nero il sapore e l’aroma rispettano i canoni dello stile

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1091) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Aroma: light toasted malts, some chocolate and coffee. Appearance: black, small white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: toasted and chocolate flavours coming up immediately, some coffee. Overall: great Porter, well balanced. Bottle at the Buxton Tap House, Buxton.


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