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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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A truly one-off beer; brewed to celebrate our new Head Brewer’s arrival.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fugitive (1424) - Athens, GREECE - DEC 22, 2014
Tap at Local Pub. Color black with a small tan head. Aroma roasted, malt, chocolate. Taste sweet, malt, roasted, chocolate, dry.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13707) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft. Opaque, nearly black color, creamy brown head. Aroma of earthy cocoa. Taste has earthy cocoa powder, coffee grounds, dry finish. very tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (407) - ITALY - DEC 8, 2014
33cl bottle. Pours absolutely black with a thick, quickly disappearing light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquor. Taste is similar with lots of roastiness and chocolate along some peat. Bitter coffee prominent in the finish with roasted notes again. Creamy mouthfeel, full body, light carbonation. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from Bacchanalia, Cambridge. Poured black, with a thin tan head. Aroma of liquorice, leather, oak, black cherries and vanilla. Really smooth mouth feel, which turns quite rough after a few seconds. Flavours of caramel, molasses, dark chocolate and cocoa. Finish was bitter burnt malt, coffee and hop resin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2014
33cl, new exclusive English brew Anno 2013, thx alot to Tad!, complex Stout, roasted/malty and slightly spicy/bitter, very balanced, hazy, small head, very good brew

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3606) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
On tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. This is a deep brown looking one with a small sidesticking and islandy brown head. Cocoa dark nose here. Some oboy or nesquick powder with hints of both vanilla and chocolate. Not a super extreme hit-you-in-the-face nose but it’s most definitely present and nice. Some grains also. It has a way to alcohol-raw taste for my taste buds, and it still feels a bit thin in the mouth. Dry roasted malts, some more dry cocoa powder. No trace of the faint oboy sweetness in the aroma. Ends really mouthdrying this. Decent stuff. 02.05.2014

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (3271) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2014
33cl bottle from Mother Kelly’s, London. It pours a deep dark brown color with a small mocha head. Aroma is intensely roasty, with notes of dark chocolate, licorice, espresso, wood. As it warms up, a boiled vegetable notes pervades the aroma. Taste is rich bold and quite sweet with notes of dark chocolate, coffe beans, burnt sugar, roasted wood and hits of black berries. Finishes mild tart and mild bitter with notes of roasted grains an black currants. Medium to full body with good carbonation. Overall, a great perusal stout considering the ABV. It looses a point on that strange vegetable note in the aroma though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aloneartist (5) - - NOV 17, 2014 does not count
bottle 330ml Deep dark beer with mid brown head. In aroma: mid malty, dark chocolate, caramel. Moderately sweet flavor with heavy tint of roasted, burnt and dark bitter chocolate tastes. Hoppy and slightly alcoholic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2753) - FINLAND - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle. Black with a mocca head. Chocolate (dark), some vanilla, ashy roastedness. Full smooth body, intensive flavours. Some herbs, soft ash. Light oily, but feels great. Real nice roasty stout.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (386) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2014
Appearance is sludge black, with a small tan head which fades quickly. Aroma- lots of chocolate. Fudge cake, leathery notes, vanilla, lots of dark malts, coffee hints, bit of liquorice, it’s mostly about the chocolate though. Smells lovely. Taste- lots of bitter chocolate, coffee, very slick and oily mouthfeel, surprisingly thin in the body, roast malts, sticky and dark chocolate finish. Very nice, rich stout.


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