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Buxton Kinder Sunset

Formerly brewed at Buxton
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Buxton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask. Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A ruby red bitter with a complex taste profile exploding with malty richness and a subtle hoppiness, tempered by a bitter, sweet finish with hints of caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
craftycarl21 (2338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Bottle at CK. Cloudy walnut pour. Nose and flavor hold very pleasant bready malts and excellent grassy and spicy hops. A nice hoppy bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity and slightly earthy hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty fruity hoppy flavor with weak hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21802) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
16th April 2012
Craft. Clear amber beer, tidy white head. Light dry palate. Low carbonation. Nice blood orange marmalade hops. Not much else going on but what there is is good. Neutral finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2012
UPDATED: APR 21, 2012 Cask at CBC, London. Pours clear, bright ruby with a foamy, yellow-beige head. Toasty caramel aroma, some light pine, grass. Medium sweet flavor, some toast, light cocoa, caramel, coconut, grass, pine. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sticky finish both sweet and bitter, light coffee and cocoa hints, some oily pine, caramel. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superflyguy (435) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2012
the least good of the Buxton brews i’ve had. but still much better than a lot of beer. deep murky cherry brown. no head. aroma of sweet malt and toffee. a good hop aroma too. flavour is quite complex but doens’t quite hang together properly. spicy, hoppy, toffee, smokey. intersting bottle. wineways. harroegate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2012
Bottle from brown and green, trentham. Pours ruby red with a slight haze. Dark fruits, citrus and hop balance . An excellent ruby red ale with a hint of spice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
luttonm (4527) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Creamy dark copper-brown, nice foamy head. Buttery nose, butterscotch, tart ruby ale. Nice malty bitter. OK

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
BC from the brewery. Murky copper with a stable cream collar that falls way with sipping. Slightly dribble-making, mostly hop aroma wafting headily with pollen, Neopolitan ice cream, blackcurrant...turning increasingly to liquorice. Lavender-like, blackcurrant and liquorice notes dominate the palate with an added chaff of dry roasted. Another winner from Buxton humming softly with the joys of the hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (21106) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2011
bottle at home ... deep brown ... big tan head ... sweet toffee malts nose... bitter ... hint of smokeyness ... hint of soapyness ... little treacle malts ... not working for me

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4950) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle. My first from this brewery and it created a reasonable impression. Slightly reddish in appearance with a medium head. Some hops are present with a trace of maltiness. Nothing special but quite interesting.

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