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


on tap

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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. it’s an 8.4% big, bold, double IPA. It’s fresh, piney, big-bodied and with a bitterness that’ll slap you in the chops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (317) - 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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (4505) - 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 .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3526) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (2749) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2014
0,33l bottle @ Vihreä 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2036) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014
Smakprov på CBC 2014. Smak och doft av humle, malt, gräs, tropisk frukt, grapefrukt, karamell med toner av tvål. Lagom sötma, fruktig, torr, lätt kropp med rena smaker, fin beska med smak av tall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (5015) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, green session. 03/05/2014. Bright orange coloured pour with a small white head. Aroma is zesy lemon citrus, piney, sticky pine resin. Flavour is big smooth hops, pineneedles and lemon citrus. Palate is semi-sweet, fine carbonation. Solid bitterness, very smooth. Nice resin hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (1972) - Ghent, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Deliciously Different. Hazy amber colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Malty body, aroma of citrus, grapefruit and spices. Also notes of chervil. Bitter taste with light sweet notes. Bit juicy. Good IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2819) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to richthevillan pre Midland Tasting Group warm up. Amber beer with a small head around the rim of the glass. Aroma of hop and spice with tangerine. Taste is tangerine, yeast, chalk and grapefruit. The palate is a little oily. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (970) - Lille, FRANCE - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle @ home from Saveur-biere.com - Color: clear golden beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: grassy and hoppy domination with sweet presence. Taste: nice hoppy taste with really sweet taste and sweet sensation on mouth. Aftertaste: high sweet bitterness and sweet sensation. Really nice beer, I recommend it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 14, 2014
330 ml bottle from Redmonds. Opaque pale amber, decent foamy off white head, lasts. Lovely perfume, floral nose, loads of pineapple and passion fruit, resiny pine. Flavour is sweet malt, loads of fruity sweetness, big whack of tangy hops. Big body, slick mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Long bitter sweet finish. A class IPA, unusual for this side of the pond.

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