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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Labeled simply as "Extra Stout" for the US market, this 7.4% stout is called Stronge Extra Stout in the UK and was brewed to celebrate the arrival of Buxton’s new brewer Colin Stronge. However we are not allowed to use the word Stronge in the states because it implies that the beer is high in alcohol as opposed to the brewer’s last name. So the name was simplified to Extra Stout, our apologies to Colin. Extra stout has a full rich body with huge proportions of dark malt that lend this traditional stout masses of tar, smoke and leather.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3940) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2016
On tap at CBC 2014. Pours black with a small off-white head. Heavy bitterness with a moderate sweetness. Malty aromas of coffee with hints of burnt malts. Also aromas of leather and smoke. Medium to full bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2674) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUN 2, 2016
33cl bottle from saveur-biere.com. Dark color. Thin brown head. Medium bitterness, low sweetness. Dry finish. Aroma is roasted, chocolate, fruity, herby, spicy, liquorice. Pretty tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3982) - NORWAY - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle at the 2015 Beer&Boardgames in the woods session with esp0r & simonsen. Black body with a tanned head. Aroma of dark malt, chodcolate, mild roasty. Taste is dry and roasted with mocca hints, leather, coffee. Smoke in finish, with a dry lasting aftertaste. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackafholmes (1000) - - MAY 27, 2016
Keg at brew tap. Black with tan head. Aroma of coke and coal, sweet oil and roasted wood. Taste is charrie and roasty and bitter and savoury. Tingly and oil slick thick. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (1775) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 19, 2016
butelka, warka rozlana 24 grudnia 2015... wigilijna :) wyglad spoko pod kazdym wzgledem. w aromacie sporo nutek, zaleznie od temperatury piwa (sacze sobie powoli) rozne z przodu, najczesciej kawa, czekolada i wanilia. ale sa tez niemal na rowni z tymi palonosc, pralinki, zboza (w sumie to zbozowa kawa). na dalszym planie tez costam sie przewija, juz cholera wie co troche, owoce ciemne jakies, chleb, jakis alko a la porto. Bardzo fajna ta paleta i bardzo fajnie zrownowazona. W smaku jest ciut gorzej niz obiecal aromat, bo - jak na moj gust - ciut przyduzo kwaskowatosci momentami (pewno od palonych slodow? i znow - zaleznie od temperatury). Ale poza tym detalem tez baaardzo fajnie, analogicznie do aromatow, slodkosci tez nieco, alko dobrze ukryte (wylacznie w formie tego porto odczuwalne), niskie wysycenie, troche goryczki (kawowej w odbiorze), dosc mila, gladka konsystencja, ciut lepkie, ciala nie jakos bardzo duzo, ale tez nie brakuje... zeby taka szpile wbic, bo w koncu czemu nie, to ma toto wiecej aromatow, smakow, ciala niz niejeden RIS z nad Wisly - niewesola konstatacja.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lello4ever (631) - ITALY - MAY 6, 2016
Nera, pochissima schiuma marrone non persistente. Aroma ottimo di legno, malto tostato. Sapore eccellente, tostatura, caffè, cioccolato, torba, giusta secchezza che non eccede. Carbonazione media bassa. Ottima Stout spinta.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (1336) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Pours opaque black with a large dark teak coloured head. Aroma is a bouquet of dark cocoa, molasses, fruity coffee, leather and oak. Taste is a rich portion of dark chocolate with a moderate cocoa content, bitter and milk chocolatey sweet, vanilla sweet, dark roast coffee, hint of molasses sweetness, modestly roasty. Long bitter dark cocoa finish. Full bodied with a decadently full mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heidbummer (196) - SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
My word this is bold. Pours dark as hell with a thick tan head. Coffee and charcoal on the nose. Which is what you get on the taste too. Burnt caramel, espresso, hint of roasted nuts. I like this but it will divide opinion. Sign me up!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (4426) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 21, 2016
21.04.2016, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Nice brown creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich and dry roasted, dark malts, dark sugar, roasted grain, minerals, licorice, roasted coffee, burnt caramel, toast, grass. Taste is dry roasted, weeds, roasted grain, dark malts, grass, minerals, burnt caramel, toast, alcohol, burnt coffee. Medium to longlasting bitterness, dry burnt mouthfeel. Nice, just too roasted / burnt...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (303) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2016
11.2 fl oz bottle - pours a very black and thick ale with barely a hint of a tan head. Rich aroma of chocolate, coffee, loam and tar. Big roasty stout with flavors of mocha, burnt coffee, earth and bitter chocolate.


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