Brewed by Buxton
Style: Brown Ale
Buxton, England


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, - FEB 2, 2014
Very bitter, initially sweet with a hint of rye, fading to very bitter finish, hint of raspberry or similar. Murky red.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OOKPIKABLE (12) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle; bought at Kris Wines, London, UK. Pours: Ruby with a thin, quickly dissipating head Aroma: some cinnamon and caramel, some hay and a dash of seaweed Taste: some caramel, a bit of cinnamon, chocolate and coffee, a bit of banana and some booziness. The booziness and, even moreso, the chocolate linger. Relatively oily mouthfeel. All in all, a very tasty beer. Would drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (5325) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 10, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a dark hazy amber colour with a white small head. Aroma of rich floral hops, grapefruit, pear and some orange. Flavour of juicy floral bitterness, sweet orange, caramel, pine, alcohol and biscuit. Medium bodied and quite smooth mouthfeel. Long lingering bitter finish with some piney notes. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (2213) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2014
Cask @ Euston Tap (Greater London). Amber brown with a small spotty beige head and good lacing. Aroma is floral with light nutty notes and some fruits. Taste is floral, nutty and slightly sweet with a decent malt backbone, fruits, earthy notes and a light lingering bitterness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Good Brown Ale. Well balanced and drinkable. Nothing is overpowering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (23) - POLAND - APR 5, 2014
Dark cherry red/amber, partly cloudy. Big head with good lacing. The aroma is caramel, some toffy, some fruity hops and little bit citrus. Finish is sweet and bitter. Medium body, average carbonation. In general the beer is heavy and packed with a lot of taste and aromas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
GraveAtSea (129) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Hazy dark red/brown color with nice beige head, lovely lacing glass. Nice aroma. Tropical fruits like mango, smooth citrus, apples, resins and pines, caramel in the background. Refreshing taste, medium bitterness with hint of sweetness in the finish. Pines, grapefruits, herbs, floral, some fruits, malts and caramel in the background. Medium body with medium carbonatin. Good, drinkable, sessional beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arczir (70) - POLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Dark red, cloudy pour with great head. Rich, hoppy nose packed with fruits - strawberries, plums and grapes. Solid caramel taste with some melanoidins and fruits. Really smooth mouthfeel, average carbonation, great drinkability and pretty damn good herbal bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wolfbass (863) - Firenze, ITALY - MAR 12, 2014
Di un bel colore rossastro con leggera schiuma. Al naso malto e componente agrumata in evidenza. In bocca è decisamente la parte luppolata a dominare, ma ben bilanciata. Niente male...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryepig (19) - - MAR 12, 2014
Barril. Olor I gust a fruits secs molt agradable. Escuma color avellana. Es perceben les maltes torrades en el color I el paladar. Alcohol compensat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ozckr (213) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 9, 2014
citrus, floral, red, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, oily feel, lively, bitter,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (732) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle from Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Lightly hazy, reddy amber. Off white, tight, lasting head. Morello cherry jam. Ripe, black cherry. Grapefruit peeking through. Hint of spiciness. Taste is fleeting, toffee sweetness on the lips. Then light dry. Then fairly lengthy bitterness. Medium body,with some oiliness. Very nice.

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