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Buxton High Tor

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Amber Ale
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle conditioned; Regular. Has been seen on Cask.

A delicious, refreshing red ale. It brings together a range of 6 specialty malts and New World hops. This creates a characterful ale with a toffee, caramel and dark fruit palate, finishing with soft piney, resinous hop notes.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (462) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2014
Nose leads with tropical fruits, dropping into rich caramel and red berries. Taste is pine, caramel and toffee, red berries, orange zest resin and malty finish with a very light hint of smoke. Mouthfeel is very full. Very good beer with real depth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3121) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Backlog rating. 50cl bottle. It pours an amber color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is caramel, citrus, grains and resin. Tastes is medium sweet with notes of brown sugar, dried leaves, earth, pine needles. Finished drier and quite bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, refreshing and quite tasty

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
varanid99 (564) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2014
Deep, brick red slightly cloudy pour with a cream, thick head. Aroma - caramel, fruity, berries, pine. Taste is caramel initially, slightly sweet but that fades quickly. Citrus, floral, toffee flavours and pine, fairly bitter finish. Bloody good and moreish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (1483) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Lion’s Den, Yarm. Pours ruby with a cream head. Loads of juicy red fruit flavour initially before a bitter pine hop finish. Stacks of flavour. Very enjoyable and refreshing. Top notch.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
InPivoVeritas (291) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy reddish brown. Low, off-white head. Lacing. Aroma of grapes, tropical fruits and caramel. Toasty. Medium body. Medium-high bitterness. Low carbonation. Another awesome beer from Buxton.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1520) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 14, 2014
Bona cervesa, és equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3741) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from The Wine Emporium. Rating from 2013. Well balance hoppy red ale with a strong malt backbone.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenclansman (881) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - JUL 5, 2014
Reddish color, caramel aromas, hoppy aftertaste. A very balanced amber beer, with significant amount of hops. Nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TET (1764) - FINLAND - JUN 29, 2014
A red brown beer with a medium and blond head. The nose is slightly caramelly, wet wood, some fruits. Taste is quite strongly bitter that is nicely balanced with caramelly malts, wood, slightly herbal end. Medium bodied, mild carbonation. Good balance but more fresh fruits would be needed.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4119) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 25, 2014
330ml bottle. Minimally cloudy, brown-ish deep red colour with average, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Minimally soapy, grainy aroma, hints of red berries, an earthy touch. Taste is hoppy with moderately sweet malty background, some husk, fruity hints of orange, mandarine, a piney touch. Nice.


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