Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
A truly one-off beer; brewed to celebrate our new Head Brewer’s arrival.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
procraste (471) - FRANCE - NOV 4, 2015
ça sent le cramé, ça a le goût du cramé ... Mais en arrière plan ça sent aussi la verdure et c’est ce goût là qui vient d’abord en pointe ! Vraiment ça sent à plein nez le papier journal cramé. Des odeurs de début de feu de camp dans la campagne automnale ... très évocateur au nez pour ma part donc ... Une traînée aromatique assez surprenante, mais il faut que je la laisse se réchauffer un peu ... Ainsi donc crémeuse et métallique ( comme l’évoque avec justesse, mon voisin d’en dessous .... ). Peut-être de la noix de coco aussi et pour le final, quelque chose d’approchant la cardamone ... Se raidit assez spectaculairement en se réchauffant. Pas vraiment votre Stout de base et c’est très bien ainsi. A déguster à nouveau ! Vraiment très intéressant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjp12 (1351) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Jet black pour, with a thining tan head. Lovely creamy mouthfeel, with that great metallic stout bitter finish .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (13969) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2015
Kick 280515. Dark brown/black colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel, licorice, hop. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rubbishystuff (2252) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2015
From WLVL. This was proper good. A lot of the good qualities of a imperial stout but with less booziness and no oak. Rich but not overwhelming, smooth but not slippery. Minerally aroma and taste. Way richer than the strength indicates. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
keepersj12 (3057) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2015
Thanks to Rich for this gem. Black pour with a tan head. Tons of malt and chocolate in the aroma. The flavor has sweet malt, chocolate, a hint of smoke, all goodness in a glass. Long lasting full finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2679) - NORWAY - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle shared at Drøbak by night 2015
Pours jet black with nice tanned head. Smell of dark malts, roast, dark fruits, chocolate and coffee. Moderate to medium sweet, a wall of roast, quite alot of dark fruits and chocolate, quite chewy, coffee in the back, totally a quite complex wall of dark flavors without being too heavy. Heavy bitter, chocolate and coffee bitterness. An outstanding stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (5357) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a lovely-looking tar black body with a large, creamy, long-lasting light brown head retention. Nose is caramel, salty licorice, leather, chocolate, coffee and hints of tar, cough syryp, herbs and brown bread. Taste is dark chocolate, espresso coffee, ashes, licorice, cough syrup and hints of caramel, brown bread, grains and herbs in the back. Full, creamy body, medium carbonation. Wow. This is by far the best stout I’ve had in quite a while, taking the moderate ABV into consideration. Very complex, with loads of flavor and a nice herbal-hoppy touch to the tapestry of "dark" flavors all around. Brilliant stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6250) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2015
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Pours pitch black with a small head. Aroma of licorice, roasty malts, berries, hints of syrup. Taste is smooth, slightly roasty and salty with some licorice and hints of berries. Finish is smooth, earthy and roasty with some licorice and hints of berries. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Simonsen (1073) - NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
Flaske. Svart oljeaktig. Beige skumrand. Lite karbonert. Smaker røstet malt,kaffe,kakao,vanilje,lakris.Meget staut

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ERB92 (622) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2015
Aroma of coco, chocolate, coffe and hints of vanilla, leather, licorice and dried fruits. Black with a brown head. Medium + sweet and medium bitter. Full body with a soft carbonation. Overall a relly nice stout, flavourfull and rich on the palate.

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