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Buxton Stronge Extra Stout

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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A truly one-off beer; brewed to celebrate our new Head Brewer’s arrival.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (356) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 18, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 03.10.2014. Pours pitch black with brown head. Aroma is coffee, roast, and alcohol. Taste is intense roast, licorice, coffee, alcohol, dark chocolate, and caramel. Finish is dry coffee bitter with some very mild sourness in the background. Overall: very good beer, but alcohol is a little bit too obvious (some imperial stouts have ABV 10+ and feel less boozy than this one); also I like more sweetness in my stouts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (1249) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 11, 2014
Bottle. Aroma has chocolate, bold roasted malts. Light raisins, cocoa, plum. Pitch black colour. Taste is strongly roasted , light chocolate, light fruits. Surprisingly light body, oily texture. Roasted-chocolate finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dohny (148) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 6, 2014
Poured from bottle. Dark brown color with small brown head. Aroma of chocolate. Flavor; dark chocolate, roasted malts, coffee. Medium body, low carbonation. Bitterness of roasted malts and hops domminate over sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (3801) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Almost black color with small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffe, Dark chocolate, ash. Taste, dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, ash, wood. Tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (794) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Bottle at Behind the hills beer tasting 2014. Pours black color, brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, cocoa. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sweet, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, alcohol in the end.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fajry (102) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Flaska. Extremne cierna farba, olejova hneda pena, ktora hned opadne. Sladka vona, teple kakao, karamel a cokolada. V chuti na zaciatku prazene slady, horka cokolada. Neskor doznieva jemne mlieko a zlahka alkohol. Velmi prijemne pivo.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirstyrabbit (1000) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Dark body, tall tan head. Roasty aroma with coffee, mild dark chocolate, roasted nuts. Rich oily mouthfeel. Taste has coffee and cocoa - the basic stuff. Finish is more roasty than hoppy. Too sleek for its own good: it does everything right but lacks a fun and memorable character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (2009) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 25, 2014
330ml bottle. Pitch black color. Small size, brown head, stays. Sweet, caramel, roast, chocolate in aroma. Roast and chocolate dominate the taste. Nice dry mouthfeel. Invites to take another sip. Very very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (8595) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 22, 2014
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 330ml bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn) (7:5:7:4:14=3.7)
Black as your hat, really dark tan head. Lovely rich dark roast aroma. All the same in the taste but amplified - massively burnt, but gooooood. Ashiness surprisingly well restrained given how burnt it is. Finish so dry, but the richness is so inviting you welcome the dryness.
Rerate: 330ml bottle (Drink Shop, Tallinn) (7:5:7+:4+:15=3.8++)
This so reminds me of Koff porter from 10-20 years ago, before they made it lame. On top of that it has a tingly bitter hop bite too. Superb beer, worth a bit of a point upgrade.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (4888) - ITALY - MAR 21, 2014
dark medium head herbal rhubarb coffeedark chocolate licorice liqour good bitterness medium body Scura bella dchiuma erbacea luppoata liquilore liquirizia amaro


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