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

bottled
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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
Sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2012. Pours a clear and dark brown beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt and hops with tropical fruit. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is bitterness. Overall a good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (3763) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2012
Cask @ Borefts 2012. Black with only some bubbles for a head. Very lovely hopiness, citrus, tropical fruits, white grapes, pine. Taste is similar, tropical fruits, citrus zest, white grapes, tad kiwi, pulp, reasonably bitter with some mocha and dark malts, fine roast and choc in the back. Cask bodied, little carb and served warmer than usual which I mind less. It a UK thang.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3746) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2012
500ml bottle @ Black Door, Helsinki

BBE May 2013 - Pours pitch black with a nice smooth light brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, chocolate, licorice, some fruity hops and hints of berries. Taste is quite heavily roasted with some chocolate and coffee notes and some citrusy, fruity hoppiness. Finish is slightly salty and fruity with some light roasty coffee notes. Nice, well balanced, roasty black IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
erickok (3533) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 26, 2012
Dark brown body, nice tan head. Rich mix if chocolate and pecan with pine and spruce hops. Smooth body with just enough carbonation. Solid amount of bitterness without being so overpowering. Great brew. (50cl bottle)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3381) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks kerenmk. Pours brow to black, ugly, aroma of orange, tangerine, fresh, flavor is roasted and smoked with tangerine and some acidity tones, medium bodied

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3365) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2012
From cask @ Borefts 2012. This is a deep brown one with a big-bubbly and sidesticking beige top. On the nose I get a soft chocolate tone, biscuits, some ripe old fruits and that’s about it. Soft to flat on the carbonation an it has a mild oily mouthfeel. Fruity hoppy flavors. Not much roastiness in this one. Tastes more like a dry English style IPA juiced up and added a black color. Still, it’s quite tasty. 30.09.2012

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (3351) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2014
500 ml bottle. Brownish black beige head. Aroma hoppy, roasted, liquorice, pine, faint resin, soap and flowers. Taste is medium sweet, fruity, lots of hops, pine, citrus and resin. Nice and xresh

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3343) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle. Black pour, creamy tan head. Aroma is grassy floral hops, some grapefruit, hint of roasted malts. Flavor is very roasted bitter, some decent hops, well balanced. A bit harsh but very nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 19, 2012
On Tap @ Borefts Bierfestival 2012/ The head is unrobust, the body black. The taste is mild, hoppy, a bit grassy, hoppy. Overall to grassy and in my opinion a bit to warm for this style. 9/8/9/9/-/9

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3338) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours black with a big,bubbly tan head. Aromas of pine, resin and roast. Taste has more chocolate notes, big hop bitterness. Bit fizzy, but very nice.


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