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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask, Keg & Bottle conditioned; Regular.
Previously known as Kinder Stout.

This stout ale pours a deep brown-tinted black, with a thick creamy latte head. Aromas of burnt roast coffee, malty molasses, prunes, and a hint of smoke. It is gently sweet & sour, with a moderate bitterness.


dantheman278's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dantheman278 (1361) - - JAN 13, 2013
Cask at Hanging Bat. Deep brown/black, creamy beige head. Big Weetabix malts, oatmeal, slight cacao, definite coffee nose. Sweet creamy front, dark chocolate, mild roast, then a big bitter roast finish. Lovely rich body but just a tiny bit bitter for me.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (13196) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft. Dark maroon brown color, thick beige head with good retention. Aroma of roasty coffee, figs. Taste has creamy caffe macchiato, plums, punes. very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5038) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Poured an almost pitch black color with a small tan head. Aroma was some coffee, lots of burnt character. Notes say dry erase, but that could have been an auto-correct issue. Flavor was nice and roasty. Dry finish. Easy to drink. Reminded me a bit of the Guinness Extra Stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2375) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2014
Cask@Pelt Trader, London - pours black with a beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, some caramel, coffee, chocolate, treacle, some dark fruits, very faint smoke into the dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1580) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma: Roasted malts with light to moderate dark fruity esters (raisins, etc.); whipped cream. Appearance: Opaque black pour with a minimal tan head that settles into a bubbly skin. Flavor: Dry roast up front; fruity esters are minimized; a little chalky; finishes with a lingering leafy bitterness. Palate: Light body, slick texture, flat carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Didn’t get into this too much, but an interesting stout that would be worth a try for stout lovers. Reminds me of a dry stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4922) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a dark mahogany colour with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is malty, liqourice, light smoke light coffee. The flavour is moderate bitter very light sour with a light, slightly watery coffee metallic spicy hop malt bitter palate. Moderate to light bodied with lively carbonation. A little too light for a stout IMO.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2916) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 20, 2014
On cask at Cloisters. Appearance - opaque brown to black. Lovely fawn head. Nose - some dark chocolate but dominant roast really. Taste - more roasty and slightly smoky. Then the dark chocolate and cream comes through. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a dry malty finish. Overall - yep nice roasty stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8910) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle @ home. Opaque pitch black color, small beige head that lasts for a decent while. Aroma is malts, roasted malts, coffee roast lightly, a slight hint of smoke and lightly earthy. Taste malts, roasted malts, coffee roast and moderate to heavy bitter. Lingering roasty bitter aftertaste and again perhaps a slight hint of smoke. Medium body and average to medium carbonation. Nice, I like roasty beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (213) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle at home from Beer Gonzo. Pours almost black with a tan head, roasted cocoa, slight malt and a hint of smoke, very nice and a tasty beer. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
javiercrasher (175) - Granada, SPAIN - NOV 15, 2014
De color negro claro con una buena capa de cremosa espuma marrón con bastante consistencia. Aroma a café molido y maltas torrefactas, con fondo de ceniza. De cuerpo ligero y cremosa, con poca carbonatación. En boca presencia del torrefacto y algo de ahumado. Final seco y un poco amargo. Una muy buena stout para el poco alcohol que tiene.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radzik5555 (432) - Gdynia, POLAND - NOV 12, 2014
Butelka 0.33L.
Wygląd: Czarne. Piana bezowa, średnioobfita, opada szybko, ładnie firankuje.
Aromat: Czekolada deserowa, kawa zbożowa, palone słody, lekko ziemista nuta chmielowa.
Smak: Mocno palone, jak na stout bardzo mocno nachmielone, ziemiste. Goryczka wysoka, głównie chmielowa.
Odczucie: Ciało niskie, wysycenie niskie, faktura kremowa.
Całość: Smakuje jak lekki black IPA przez duże nachmielenie.


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