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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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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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
saxo (14044) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle from Euston Tap. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, malt, pine and licorice. Nice and dry. Wonderful bitter and dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13913) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle @ Y.N.W.A Beershop, Kolding. Pours black with a creamy head and lacings. Roast and a massive amount of fresh hops. Pine and grapefruit. Crisp and really fresh. Soft and smooth. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
harrisoni (13704) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13555) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle. It pours a big, creamy, dark beige head over an almost black body. Nice lacings. Roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate and lots of orange peel and pine cones. It’s full bodied and a bit heavy on the carbonation. Still nice though. Semi-dry. Roasted matls, dark chocolate, hints of coffee and lots of pine cones and citrus peel. Nice hoppy bitterness too, lasting for a good while. Roasted malts and hop flavors in the finish. Sure a nice one, although it’s a bit more dark malty than I prefer my Black IPA’s. 140613

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13389) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12547) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11812) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and very hoppy - grapefruit, peach and pine needles. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 210312

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11184) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (11121) - DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle. Unclear very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, hops, little earthy and pine. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, hops, pine, little earthy, little citrus, little peppery, liquorice and bitter.


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