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

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RATINGS: 261   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2011, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange - citrus, light licorice. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and modrate to heavy bitter with a average to long duration, hoppy bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120502]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is crisp hoppy, dark roasted malt and tropical fruity. Crisp hoppy, peachy and grapefruity to passion fruity. Dark roasted malty. Light liqourice note.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, chocolate, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours an opaque dark brown with an orange hue and a creamy beige head leaving some lacework. Fresh, citrusy hops in the nose atop some roast. Medium body, subtle roast, massive citrusy hops that leave a very bitter kick. Well crafted. 140712

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Dark brown coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops and pine needles with notes of petroleum and roasted notes. Fruity flavour of hops and pine needles with roasted notes. Hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Black colour, brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, fruits, some bitterness and mild catpissy notes. Flavour is roasted malts, some fruity and floral with also some mild liquorice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19185) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
Bottled at Babajan, Stockholm. Completely black with rich off white head. Aroma of pear and sweaty grapefruit with notes of licorice. Mid sweet with near full body and well rounded mouthfeel. Licorice and minty grapefruit, some dark chocolate. Really bitter finish. Impressive with its flavour intensity and relaxed malt profile.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16225) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2013
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. has a roasted malty hoppy weak licorice aroma. Roasted malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty chocolate hoppy bitter weak peachy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , 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 (13911) - 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


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