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Buxton NZ Axe Edge

Formerly brewed at Buxton
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Special edition of Axe Edge, using only New Zealand hop varieties.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (9379) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Draught @ Euston Tap, London. Pours hazy / milky golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, loads of rich fruity hops, peach, grapes, citrus. Flavor is malt, fruity, peach, citrsu, grapes, pineneddles. Medium body, soft carbonation, rather bitter finish. 150913

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (3756) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
Keg at Leeds International Beer Festival. Hazy gold. Thick, white head. Aroma is ripe peach and pine hoppiness. Iím typing this the day after tasting and my mouth is watering thinking about it! Full bodied and slightly oily mouthfeel. Feels very well balanced and the hops arenít mouth stripping. I want more!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (20217) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Keg at 9a...golden amber... Creamy white head... Soft dry passion fruit nose.... Sweet fruits zezty fruits... Big passion fruit... Light dry fruits... Zezty... Very juicy

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2013
August 19th 2013
Euston Tap. Keg. 6.8% abv. Pretty hazy gold beer with a small white head. Wonderful nose of Motueka like floralness with a touch of citrus. The palate is smooth with a light fine carbonation. The malt is sweet and creamy and does a lovely job of supporting fantastic NZ hops. Rich and sweet floralness kept in check by light orange and tropical fruits. The malt doesnít let go though and provides a smooth finish that is punctuated by crisp nip. This is fantastic. A beer has to be very good indeed for me to order a second one. Well I drank another three of these and was sad when I had to leave because they were closing down!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (17447) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2013 Keg at the Euston Tap - London. Pours hazy gold with a moderate white foam head. Nose has some ripening citrus fruits, melon, peach. Medium sweet flavor with lots of juicy citrus, more melon and peach, mikd white bread. Medium bodie with fine to average carbonation. Fairly sweet to finish with lots of juicy and lightky sticky citrus, orange, more peach, light alcohol, melon, some mellow dank pine. Great stuff overall. (3.8)

Sample at the London Craft Beer Festival 2013. Pours cloudy, orange-gold with a white foam head. Good stuff, some citrus, a bit of bready malts, mild pine, medium sweetness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly piney and resinous to finish with more bread, orange and grapefruit. Some urine. Great stuff. Wonderful balance. (4.1)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (5459) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
LCBF. Hazy yellow, small white head. Smells hoppy, maybe some lemon. Body and carbonation are medium. Taste - slight caramel, lychee/gooseberry, nice level of bitterness. Maybe a bit underdone, but itís a nice beer.

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