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


on tap

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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer (1674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Aroma: flowers, citrus fruits, grapefruit?, notes of roasted malts. Appearance: black, medium creamy white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets expand, molasses, bread, cereal, light bitters at the very end. Overall: great Black IPA, very decent aroma and amazing palate. Pint at the Buxton Tap House, Buxton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1432) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
(bottle - mislabelled as ’strong ale’ - while it is very much a black IPA) clear very dark brown colour with a medium tall brown head; aroma of citrus; mostly bitter flavour with a long light bitter finish; creamy palate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3419) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 25, 2014
On bottle at Øltorget, Mathallen Oslo. Pitch black color, good offwhite foam / slightly brownish. Immediately hoppy, some roasted aromas, coffee, licorice: medium high aroma intensity. Medium: full body & high complexity . Solid bitterness - ok balance. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Bottle in The Macc. Black with a nice pale tan head. Hmm. Dry smokey finish. Aroma has some nice piney hops, chocolate, malts. Flavour some creamy hops and chocolate, grapefruit. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (717) - Wrocław, POLAND - APR 22, 2014
black, big tanned foam; hoppy (dark fruits, citrus) aroma with strong chocolate, roasty malty notes; medium bitterness, medium sweetness, very slightly sour; full body, oily thick feel, average carbonation, long bittersweet, dry finish; Overall: great beer, complex, balanced, tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1603) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 20, 2014
Cervesa amb una molt bona compenetració entre les maltes torrades i la gran quantitat de llúpol. Cerveza con una buena compenetración entre las maltas tostadas y la gran cantidad de lúpulo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rhyshewer (71) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
Aroma: Mango, Lime, Grapefruit, Red Berries, hint of Chocolate. Appearance: Black, minimal Tan Head. Taste: Dark chocolate, coffee, grapefruit, citrus, roasty. Palate: Light bodied, Oily texture, medium carbonation, warm, bitter roasty ending. Overall: IPA with added Black. Leans more on the hoppy side than the malty, but retains a nice balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
InPivoVeritas (316) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - APR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with big off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is orange, citrus fruits, strawberries and light pine. Taste is medium sweet at the beginning. High, long and clead bitterness quickly takes over. Light roast. Medium body. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
terrybail (696) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle from the LCBO Pours and looks like a stout AROMA chocolate, roasty, citrus, earthy, alcohol, Appearance black, cloudy, frothy, tan foam, Very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buczer (320) - Pabianice, POLAND - APR 6, 2014
bottle, pours very dark brown, almost black with beige durable head. Intense citrus aroma with roasted bacground. Taste is very complex. Roasted malts, chocolate, a little bit of coffee, friuty, medium bitterness, bit sour. Medium body, nice bitter finish. Zajebiste :)

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