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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 121   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skortila (4580) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2014
On tap@Wildeman. 25cl sample. The aroma has roast, licorice, chocolate/moccha, some coffee. Black coloured beer with a thin brown head. The taste is sweet, light bitter, has licorice, chocolate, some roast. Mouthfeel is wonderful smooth. Goes down pretty easy for 7.4% with a relative full body. Really nice. Don’t tell me this a one-off. It’s so awesome, deserves more batches. Much more. So minus points for that. When another batch is released I will update the score.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5225) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2014
Tap @ In de Wildeman, medium sample, served in a tulip glass. Dark brown color, short fluorescent brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, mocha, licorice, roasted malts. Like a big RIS, but this one is only 7.4%. Taste is medium sweet, slight bitterness, bit dry. Licorice goes up in time, whereas the mocha fades away a bit unfortunately. But a lovely big stout this is.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1747) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2014
Taster size glass from tap @ In De Wildeman. Pitch black color. Dense beige head. Aroma’s: chocolate, roasted malts, a bit vanilla & fruit. Retronasal the roast is much more pronounced and the chocolate all but disappears. Flavor is heavily roasted, light bitter, light sourish (from the roast), light sweet. Medium bodied. Finish is hard roasted malts, long lasting, burnt wood, charcoal, ash, moderate bitterness. Nice, but perhaps a bit too much roast/burn.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (929) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle at home, 29th August 14. Aroma is slight liquorice, ash, molasses. Taste is smooth, ash, tobacco, slight sharpness, a little milk chocolate. Very good Stout, on a par with Kernel and Red Church. Decent

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 27, 2014
(bottle) black in colour with a creamy brown head. aroma of caramel and brown sugar, slightly oxidized, with notes of roasted malts, dark chocolate, fudge and soy sauce. flavour is mostly just toasted malts, with some more light brown sugar, soy sauce and a hint of dark chocolate in the slightly alcoholic finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (9273) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at Mother Kelly’s, RBESG ’14, day 2 08/08/14. Pitch black with a good sized dirty tan swirl and edgework. Nose is light roast, rich chocolate, vanilla, faint hop, spice, dark toffee fudge. Taste comprises earthy roast, spice, dark chocolate, caramel fudge, tanins. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with roasted notes. Solid stout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mile (3043) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown - almost black, small and fully diminishing dark brown head. Moderate to full malty - light oat and lightly sweetish aroma, some roasted - light burnt malt and light chocolate. Body is medium to full, malty – light oat and lightly sweetish, light caramel, roasted malt and light chocolate, light - some hoppyness. Finish is average to full, malty - light oat and lightly sweetish, lots of roasted - light burnt malt, light chocolate and light coffee, some piney hoppyness. Really nice roasted stout - not too much chocolate/coffee. Could be little bit drier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8563) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Opaque pitch black color, medium sized brown head. Smell and taste malts, chocolate, slightly roasty, decently bitter. Quite nice, like it. Medium body and carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (3088) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at home from alesela
dark viscous brown with dark orange tan head. Rich treacle, coffee molasses nose with hints of vanilla and dates on nose. Full bodied, smooth, low carbonation, touch of mint then burnt toast and chocolate fondant, coffee. Gorgeous

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (10497) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Bottled, 330ml at The Buxton Tap House, Buxton, Derbys. Black with tan head. This pours thickly and slowly giving quite a smooth beer, quite tarry, fruity and liquorice notes are all present followed by a hint of bitterness. Luscious and full. Excellent.


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