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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   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.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (3075) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2015
(Buxton Stronge Extra Stout) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a small snifter, ABV 7.4% Wow, what a look! Totally black colour on the body, thick pour, one finger of thick, dark brown head with good retention, leaving medium lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark roasted malts, coffee, some vanilla too. Rich taste, lots of roasted malts, plenty of coffee, ash, coal, some fruity touches, nicely bitter. Full and thick body, good carbonation, sticky on the palate with a smooth texture. Fantastic beer, barrel age it now!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (1094) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
33cl. Bottle.
Pours black with light brown head.
Aroma chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, vanilla.
Taste chocolate sweets, roasted coffee bitters.
Mouthfeel thin.
Great Beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftyBeerTour (119) - Barcelon, SPAIN - APR 21, 2015
33cl bottle. Aromas of milk choc, dark bread crusts, liquorice but above all coffee. A jet black oily pour produces a dark tan foam, that is quite dense and persistent. Flavour is suitably rich, sweet up front, then roasty, slight earthy bitterness, velvety texture, light buzz of carbonation, lingering drying burnt bitterness. Seductive.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8316) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 18, 2015
Draught at the Vihreä Haltiatar, Jyväskylä, Finland. Black colour with a tiny tan head. Chocolate, ash, roasted malt and milk chocolatey sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is roasted malt, ashy dryness, coffee and darkness. Coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mesjasz (190) - Lodz, POLAND - APR 10, 2015
Black with brown head. Aroma is vanilla, milk chocolate, roasty malt, coffee. Taste is dry, hint of citrus acidity, coffee, roasty malt, dark chocolate. Aftertaste dry, bitter with roasty flavor. Medium to full body, low carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (927) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a viscous black velvety body. A thick and creamy dark-tanned head. Roasty aroma with coffee and toasted grains. Hints if leather as well. Taste is malty and roasty. Hints of smoke, leather and ash. Caramel is the back. Medium body, avg co2, oily text.ure

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (5151) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Bottle: Served in a Duvel glass at 13 degrees Celsius: Good black beer with a thinish brown head/lacing. Aroma of roast, vanilla, hop, coffee, chocolate, hints of mocha and cacoa, some meat, swee ash... Flavours of roast, ash, coal, strong bitter, some hop tones, chocolate, beautiful hop tones that slightly come through. Aftertaste is bitter, roast, light chocolate, coffee and a hint of hops. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, close to full bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2683) - NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2015
Bottle. Black oily pour, small head. Rich aroma of chocolate, coffee, roast and a little salty licorice. Taste of milk chocolate, coffee, salty bitter licorice and salmiak. Soft mouthfeel. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3744) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2015
Tap @ wildeman. Black pour, thin tan head. Aroma of licorice, roasted malts, some chocolate and a bit spicy. Flavor is quite bitter, dry and roasted. Solid brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Towey1989 (417) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Bottle at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. Pours a black colour with a thin mocha head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, hazelnut and molasses. Taste of dark chocolate/cocoa, espresso, some raisin, roasted and burnt malts plus liquorice. Full bodied, soft carbonation and an oily texture. A roasted, bitter chocolate finish. A strong, full flavoured stout, with a great coffee taste. Lovely and surprisingly easy drinking.


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