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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Black IPA
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 440   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle conditioned; Regular. Has been seen on Cask.

Full bodied jet-black ale with a pale-tan head. Abundant fresh hop aromas suggesting zesty citrus pulp and forest fruits.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (1244) - CROATIA - MAY 14, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2016 Very dark brown color, average sized tan head. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus, herbs, roasted malt, caramel. Taste of hops, roasted malt, citrus, oranges, herbs, pine. Surprising level of bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Good.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2484) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2016
Couleur noire, forte mousse beige. Nez fort houblonné pin et note cremeuse café. Gout houblonné, fruits exotiques, litchis avec palais malt, café et forte amertume grillée et pin. Fin de bouche forte amere zeste agrumes .

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
humpah (131) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2016
330ml bottle. Roasted malts and fruity hoppiness in the aroma. Taste is moderately bitter, medium body, some carbonation. Very solid but pretty straightforward black IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2719) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAY 8, 2016
33cl bottle from saveur-biere.com. Dark color. Thin beige persistent head. Taste is medium to high bitter. Finish is super long and medium dry. Very balanced body and taste. Aroma is grass, hops, roasted, fruity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (1798) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2016
33cl bottle at home from FirmaBier. Nose citric and roasty. Body is pitch black, head is small, off-white, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Aroma is citrus, milk chocolate, grapefruit, parfume. Medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter, light citric sour. Finish is medium lasting hoppy slightly roasty medium to heavy bitter. Medium body, slick texture, average carbonation. Quite easy, perfect balance, not a brutal BIPA, nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (2202) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 13, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. Bottled 08.02.2016. BB 08.11.2016. black color, small tan head. smells of grapefruit, exotic fruit, resin, licorice, earthy. very nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of licorice, resin, grassy, light exotic fruits, grapefruity. finishes lightly bitter with notes of licorice and resin. quite nice one, drinks good could be a bit more refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rask0lnikov (736) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 13, 2016
Black liquid. Medium beige froth. Citrussses, apricot, roasted malts, hints of plums in the aroma. Citrussy beginning. Apricots, hints of cocoa and coffee in the middle. Citrussy bitter finish. Really nice, well balanced, classical black IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (2681) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Dark brown with a small tan head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. A lot of bitterness with subtle fruity tones. Hops, caramel, malts, pine, anise and spices. Very good BIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
indrekr (385) - ESTONIA - MAR 26, 2016
Aroma: citrus, sulphur. Appearance: black, clear, tan foam, rocky head, lasts quite long. Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness. Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, aftertaste a bit astringent, lasting bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
metalspice (659) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2016
Svart hvor noe lys slipper gjennom i kantene. Frukt, Bær og lakris i duften. Søt lakris, grapefrukt og overmodne røde Bær i smaken. God bitterhet og tykk munnfølelse.


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