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Buxton High Tor

Brewed by Buxton
Style: Amber Ale
Buxton, England


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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2458) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle from Metro Wines, Leicester. Rich and deep Zambezi colour with a light tan head. Aroma has dark fruit, toffee and citrus malt. Taste is light sweet to mid bitter. Thick palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
juffage (163) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle from work. Clear amber/ruby appearance. Moderate white head. This is OK but not my favourite from Buxton. A little too caramely/sweet and not as citrusy/hoppy/grassy as some US rye IPAs I go nuts for. Orange. Bit of maple syrup? Perfectly fine but I won’t rush out for it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle from Vino Wines. Clear ruby/amber body with a medium off-white head. No visible carbonation. Good lacing. Aroma of Marmite, candy, Black Jacks, roasted malts and dates. Flavour of salted caramel, strawberry syrup, wood, sweet blackcurrant and stewed tea. Medium body with a sticky mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Packed full of flavour. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2782) - NORWAY - JUL 7, 2015
Cafe Sara, january 30th 2015. Deep red body with a big offwhite head. Aroma of dark fruits, toffee, strawberry. Taste is hoppy with grapefruit and burned caramel, Light bitterness, sweet orange and pineapple aftertaste. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (1611) - SPAIN - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Brown / Marron. T/S: Hops, malty, slightly resinous and fruity / Lupulo, malta, ligeramente resinoso y afrutado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4201) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle from a corner shop. Appearance - deep amber with a red hue. Decent head. Nose - burnt bread, a bit molasses. Taste - burnt again, some rye, Palate - close to medium bodied with a tangy texture and a long dry tangy yetsslightly astringent finish. Overall - a bit gnarly but the challenge is somewhat rewarded.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scottishchris (507) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy deep ruby amber, big fluffy off white head. Hoppy malty nose. Medium body, sweet with lightly butter finish. Caramel, light toffee and dried fruit. Medium long bitter finish. Solid as ever from Buxton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elbernays (1003) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 12, 2015
33cl at beer market. Pours chestnut red with tan head. Wood, dusty malt, dark fruit slightly floral nose. Flavour is dry bitter earthy wood. A bit fruity - cherry, blackberry on finish. Lasting bitter wood finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (365) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 12, 2015
Draught. Pours dark ruby red with a mostly lasting soft off white head. Aroma of forest fruits, strawberry, raspberry, blackcurrant, toffee, really fruity aroma. Taste is of red fruits, red fruits, resinous pine, citrus and grassy finish. Medium carbonation, watery to oily mouthfeel. Another good one from Buxton.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2961) - SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2015
I'll be using voice recognition to rate this one. For Stacy Brown with no wind to her. Aroma of caramel fudge like grapefruit. Tastiest coffee better with slight sweet finish. But his life and smooth with soft carbonation.

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