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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A truly one-off beer; brewed to celebrate our new Head Brewer’s arrival.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
aggtBeer (36) - Rock Cave, West Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2015
It was undeniably black with a tan head. I could smell roast, toast, and chocolate. The beer tasted of very crisp chocolate, roast and super dark chocolate bitterness. This beer was a sipper that made you want to gulp, and I had trouble keeping it on the table.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (4866) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2015
New Beer Distributors, NYC bottle: pours black with a small and very brown head. Aroma is mollases, coffee, some fruitiness, mebbe some soy sauce. Taste is sweet with a mild bitterness towards the end which continues on into the aftertaste. Pretty thick body. A bit sticky. Actually pretty easy to drink And managable on both the sweetness and bitterness categories.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (2950) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2015
schenkt stroperig zwart met fijne bruine kraag. aroma van chocolade, gebrande en geroosterde mouten, koffie, heeft eerder het aroma van dat van een porter dan dat van een stout.
Smaken zijn behoorlijk moutbitter (gebrand), koffie, donkere en bittere chocolade, poederachtige smaken in de mond, vanille, redelijke body, romig van textuur.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10508) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2015
Draught @ Gastropuben KICK Malt & Mat, Kristiansand
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long roasted, chocolate, coffee and licorice finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
likeatrainwreck (377) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Black with tan lacing head... burnt, chocolate, roasted, coffee, treacle... thick and rich. Everything you need in a stout. Spot on once again from Buxton. Great beer and a great brewery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nudiebear (293) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2015
On tap. Poured a dark brown with a slight off white head. Aromas were of sweet chocolate, coffee, toffee and slightly airy alcohol (likely because of associating the remainder of the aromas with coffee liqueurs). Tastes sweet, with a full body (malty), resulting in a fresh stout. Good this!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gary (1791) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2015
330ml. Drunk from a tulip. An awesome khaki/beige head that resembles a sand castle ..above blackness .fuckenA .stunning looking Stout ! The nose is with powerful roast malt emphasis , booze and hop ... it smells like 9%. Grate nose ! palate is bitter/ rich roast malts , roasty coffee , burnt toast, cream, smooth dark chocolate ; chewy toffee, oily accents . a pretty excellent stout . Complex and drinkable !

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (2737) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle in the Buxton Tap House. Pours black with a deep cream head. Nice chocolatey aroma. the taste is chocloatre too. Light spice and liquorice too. Rich, but not over the top. Very drinkable. Excellent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alteregoo (675) - POLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Piana brązowa drobno i średnio pęcherzykowa, szybko opada do kilku milimetrów trwałej, delikatnie zdobiącej szkło obrączki. Barwa czarna jak smoła, nieprzejrzysta. W aromacie gorzka czekolada na pierwszym planie połączona ze świeżo mieloną czarną kawą i sporą palonością, w tle nuty torfowe i stare drewno dębowe. W smaku podobnie, początkowo wytrawna goryczka ciemnej czekolady i ziaren kakaowca, mocna kawa espresso, palone słody, whisky, po chwili pojawia się likierowa słodkość. Fajnie jest to zbalansowane, odwrotnie niż zazwyczaj do głosu dochodzą kolejne nuty. Nagazowanie średnie do niskiego, odczucie w ustach półpełne, ale treściwe. W afterteasie czuć nie do końca ułożony koniakowy alkohol i palone kable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (3646) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2015
330ml bottle from Eebria. Pours very dark with tan head. Aroma is dark malts, coffee. Taste is rich & full flavoured with coffee and chocolate notes. It’s a powerful stout that packs a punch. But then it was never going to disappoint.


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