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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 326   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.


onystrom's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle. Dark color with fine head. Very very hoppy! Damn good beer if you love that piney flavor!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobyFischer (78) - FRANCE - NOV 26, 2014
Robe épaisse noire d’encre.Tout à fait trouble avec de très légers reflets rouges à la lumière.Nez d’épines d’arbres résineux : pin, sapin très prenant et subtil.En bouche, beau corps malté, boisé, chocolat noir et saveurs d’houblons aromatiques.Fin amère, mais à peine sèche.Bel équilibre.Très bonne black IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6561) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle traded with madmitch76. It pours black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is loaded with juicy hops and licorice. Light roast. The flavor is licorice, roasted malts, citric hops, juicy fruit and pine. Great stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frode (288) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle 33 cl.
Dark brown, tan head. Roasted malt, hoppy citrus. Sweet, more of same and chocolate. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (748) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
330 ml bottle @ Konttori
Dark cola brown beer with blonde head. Aroma has chocolate, licorice, pine, resin and toffee. Flavor is resinous and grapefruity bitter as well as chocolaty sweet. Palate is medium full and slick. Finish has quite strong bitterness. Aftertaste is resinous with licorice and coffee acidicy. Decent, but again the age of 12 months is too much for this, it shows on the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (2472) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle in London. It pours a deep amber-brown color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is earthy and malty with notes of pines needles, dried leaves and cut grass. Taste is malty with some caramel, earthy notes and piney hops and resin. Quite full bodied with medium carbonation. Overall, a good take on the style

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MayumiH (151) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Bottle at home. Roasted malt aroma. Deep coffee/chocolate flavour with a hint of ( forest ) fruits. Properly hopped. Smooth texture. Rich and bitter finish. Perfect.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
evannell (125) - - OCT 31, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2014 It’s propbably the best Black Ipa i’ve ever had. Who cares about my opinion anyways.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dominik92 (12) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Tap/pomp. Nice creamy long lasting head. Fruity, and roasty aroma. Nice taste of malt, fruits and smoke.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBaboon (1611) - FINLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Pours black with light beige head. Aroma is roasted and hoppy. Flavour is medium bitter, fruity and roasted.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (939) - SPAIN - OCT 8, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color negro. Sabor a lupulo, amargo, resinoso, ligeramente a malta.


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