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Buxton Special Reserve V Wyoming Sheep Ranch

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Bottle and keg, special
After a long wait, our Special Reserve No.5 is pretty much ready. itís an 8.4% big, bold, double IPA. Itís fresh, piney, big-bodied and with a bitterness thatíll slap you in the chops.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3533) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
On tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. This is a blurry golden looking one with a small but lacing white little top. The nose is what I will call floral with melon, green pine cones and some sweetish almost sticky caramel. Not bad at all. Itís sharp and quite grassy hoppy in the mouth. A good bite to it. Almost like stinging hedge on the hop profile. Full bodied and about average on the carbonation. A well crafted tasty dipa. 03.05.2014

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aloneartist (5) - - NOV 15, 2014 does not count
Gold/slightly amber cloudy beer. Aroma: malt, citrus, grapefruit, grass. Mid bitterness fresh flavour, moderate sweet with hint of citrus.. Nice but not strong head, good lacing. Tastes best if is relay fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (2472) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle. It pours a golden color with a large white head. Aroma is very hoppy, fruity and juicy, with notes of tropical fruit salad, pine, caramel. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a high amount of juicy hops flavours. Mango, banana, toffee, citrus notes. Full bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, really tasty

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3328) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2014
Aroma is strong with resinous, piney hop. Also some lighter fruity tones. Slightly oily feel. Flavour has a high level of bitterness and again is mostly resinous and piney. Leaves a bit of a furry aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (442) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Nose is pine, honey, herbal, emerging tropical sweetness. Taste is tropical sweet notes leading to a rich bitterness, light spice, and pine with stick sweetness in the finish. Mouthfeel is good. Rich and delicious, Buxton are very reliable at high strength beers.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1999) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 7, 2014
Pours amber with a fading head. Nose shows tangerine, mandarin and resinous pine along with a fair whack of sweet clean malt. Rich flavours with lots of sweet malt and slightly nutty notes followed by big spicy and resinous hops.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (151) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle at home alone (2weeks ago?) text chatting with someone lovely. So i didnt write down anything about this beer. I do remember that i really enjoyed it tho. Yes, never underestimate man boobs!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (3557) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle thnx to Martin !!! Pours unclear amber, small white head . Smell is bitter, fruity , aromatic, amarillo (? ) Taste is bitter , earthy, some grassy tones , fruity ( amarillo comes to mind again ) , bit of pine , Very tasty, easy drinkable . Bit malty in the back .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3316) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2014
Small white head deep misty gold pour mild carbonation aromas caramel citrus pine stone fruit the flavours earthy stone fruit peach apricot grapefruit medium strong bitter pine woody note caramel dry touch good hop tastes on the tongue good bodied DIPA full flavoured enhancing the ale the finish crack hop flavour grain big bitter and pine finish good DIPA

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (2352) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2014
0,33l bottle @ Vihreš Haltiatar. Pours hazy golden with a medium head. Aroma is malts and hops with some fruits. Flavor is malts, liquorice and plenty of hops. Great.


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