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Buxton High Tor

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Amber Ale
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2612) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 25, 2016
This one is quite a punch. Very rich and intense dark fruits with rich caramel notes. Heavy and thick. I liked it quite a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1481) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2016
Keg @ Bishops Arms Hornsgatan. Hazy deep amber, creamy tanned head, good lacing. Caramel aroma with fruity hops, tangerines and orange. Smooth and dry mouthfeel. Great fresh hoppy taste with the malty sweetness, caramel, biscuits, woody notes, bitter orange, grapefruit and dried dark fruit. Very drinkable!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (569) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Deep, murky brown, red tinged, cream head, minimal lacing. Aromas of grapefruit and spicy hops backed up with dark brown sugar like malts. Big grapefruit, citrus and stone fruit hop flavours which has a strong malt backbone to pull it together, before finishing with bitter, resinous grapefruit. Delicious beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuartyboy (1297) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle from Good Spirits Co Glasgow a reddish brown colour aroma is red fruits flavour is hoppy fruity significant bitterness on the finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3120) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
juffage (171) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (3027) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3163) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (2245) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4831) - 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.


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