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

bottled
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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
10th January 2012
On tap at Craft. Opaque black beer, frothy pale tan head. Smooth palate, light and semi dry. Very mild carbonation. Nice dark chocolatey malt base. Nice balance of red fruits, cherry, raspberry. Semi dry finish with mild pine. Pretty good stuff!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (13145) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2012 cask at reading ... deep black ... thinmtn head... soft zezty pine hop nose ... juicy malts ... dark malts... soft roast ... big pine zezt ... juicy fruits 4.1

deep black ... thick .. tan head ... soft mellow toffee malt ... soft pine nose... juicy roast ... mellow and smooth toffee and chocoalte roast ... with that nice pine back bone ... fruitier 4.3 cask at bow ... deep black ... thin tan head ... juicy pine and roast malt nose ... soft toffee roast ... big pine ... light soapy ... little coffee ... nice nice nice ... but quite intense 4.3 keg at the bow dec12... deep brown black... creamy tan head ... zezty pine and oerange ... dark roast malt nose ... way to cold and huge co2 pricle ... dark roast ... chocolate malts ... soft zezty pine ... crackin but fizz is ruining it. 4.0

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (12752) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2012
Cask at Borefts BeerFest 2012. Black - offwhite head. Roasted, light burned, dry burned, ok hoppy, dry bitterness, high malty, zesty, citrus, nice malty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
harrisoni (12648) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2012
Cask conditioned at Reading BF 2012. Black beer. Lasting tan head. Hoppy aroma. Decent beer. Very decent black ipa. Lovely rich choc malt. Lovely in fact. Good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11888) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Bottled 500ml @Beer Hunters
Dark brown, almost opaque color, small steady beige head. Hoppy nose with hints of licorice. Medium-bodied. Sweetish malty backbone, fruity hoppyness and salty licorice. Quite sweet black IPA. American style, not British of course.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2012
Boreft Beer Festival 2012. Dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of orange peel, toffee and licorice. Sweet citrus and licorice flavour with a touch of alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (10770) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding. Pours deep black with a medium, creamy, beige head. Aroma is lovely, citrus, chocolate, light roasted, grapefruit. Medium to low carbonation, lovely dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has firm chestnut, hazelnuts, roasted, dark chocolate and a nice hoppiness. Grapefruit, pine, peach. Very firm bitterness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10605) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
cloudy dark dark brown, small smooth yellow head. roasted malty aroma, dry. flavor is roasted malts, quite dry, almost salty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (10068) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter wonderfull flavor. Herbal notes. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. World class.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Cask at Borefts. Almost black, fluffy brown head. Aroma of smokey and toasty pine. Taste is roasted coffee grounds and pine resin. Very nice.


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