Brewed by Buxton
Style: Amber Ale
Buxton, England


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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   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.

Charlieboy's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Charlieboy (60) - London, Greater London, - APR 20, 2012
Tried on cask. Looks ok, reddish brown with fluffy head, smells like a pine cleaner which is strange. Quite sweet but then bitter like grapefruit. Strange but tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (861) - ITALY - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle. Amber with medium off-white head. Malt and hoppy aroma, Caramel sweet flavour with pine hoppy bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (2119) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
Licht bruin met een dikke crème kraag. Redelijk moutig met aardbei en mango

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ManVsBeer (8492) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2016
Keg @ Ninth Ward, Farringdon, London. Deep red with a thin off-white creamy head. It’s a Black IPA with a dominant dark malt fruitiness, with some underlying roasted malts evident too. Crisp enough drinking despite its strength.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lello4ever (629) - ITALY - JUN 16, 2016
Colore ambra scuro rosso. Schiuma ampia e frizzantina di colore biancastro. Aroma floreale e erbaceo. Al palato è una buona ale, amarognola, consistenza leggera, una bella base maltata. Carbonazione media. Eccellente

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Unde (857) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Amber ale with smallish head leaving lots of lacing to the sides of the glass. Aroma has red berries, sweet fruits, caramel malts. Taste is quite sweet at first. There is caramel malts, sweet berries and then dry kick of the hops. Pines and grass hop flavours. Medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4627) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Bottle. Brownish beer with a very strong off white head. The aroma is yeasty with some roastedness, and the flavour is very dry and roasted with bags of bitterness. Overall a nice very bitter and dry beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
6bottlepack (147) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter,pours clear ruby with a light beige thick head, ,aroma of piney hops ,grapefruit ,orange ,caramel & malt,the taste is piney with toasted malt,grapefruit ,caramel ,bitterness & marmalade. Medium bodied & smooth ,good carbonation ,the finish is long with roasted malt,pine,grapefruit ,bitterness ,pepper & some dryness ,really well made !!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1697) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2016
33cl bottle at home from Buxton taproom. Nose is citric. Body is brown, head is small , beige, creamy, mostly lasting, good lacing. Aroma is citrus, chocolate, roasted malt, tropical fruits, quinine, dark fruits, pine. Medium sweet, heavy bitter. Finish is long lasting roasty and hoppy heavy bitter, slightly salty side taste. Medium body, thick texture, average carbonation. Quite easy dessertish beer, feels like an American hoppy black IPA, fantastic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (2260) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle from Bacchanalia, Mill Road, Cambridge. Brownish red, hazy, like generic cherry cola. Caramel, resin and dried fruit dominate the heady aroma. Tastes even better than it smells. Sweet piney fruit hit is followed by bitter oily hop. Huge hop intensity in the long finish... bitter but never acrid. More pine in aftertaste. Damn this is good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2831) - 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.

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