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Buxton High Tor

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Amber Ale
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2717) - 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 (1307) - 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 (3926) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scottishchris (425) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elbernays (870) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (216) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2803) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (379) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Draught at Well and Bucket. Caramel malt aroma. Great mix of piney hops and sweet malts with a bitter bite. Splendid :)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2765) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2015
Dark brown color with an off-white head with good retention. Aroma has notes of toasted malts, burnt sugar and fresh hops. Flavor is bittery with toasted hints, some orange peel notes are present as well. Bitterness in the final with a good presence on palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2999) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from cotteridge wines. Dark copper beer with medium head and decent lacing. Aroma of dry hops, caramel and spice. Taste is spice, caramel, dry leaf and grapefruit. Medium bodied. Very good.


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