Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4136) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Great full palate here. Pours black with good head and lacing. Huge musky, pungent roast aroma. Malt is great. Pours cloudy black with good head and lacing. Finishes bitter with lightest burnt taste. Comes together awesome. Better than their BIPA. Tap at Church key.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5461) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle via jmgreenuk. Thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of chocolate. Lovely brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3308) - Vantaa, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2014
33cl bottle, bottled Aug 2013. Black oily look, thin dark brown head, lasting. Roasted aroma, licorice, wood, coffee. Nice. Flavor has dark chocolate, molasses, coffee, woody notes. Smooth, woody, slightly thin perhaps. Good. Liked the aroma alot, complex and full.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6363) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle from Beer Emporium, Bristol. Almost black in colour with a thin, brown head. Big, plain chocolate and black coffee aroma, with some oak and a hint of marmite. Full, slightly boozy mouth feel with some chocolate depth, charred wood and touch of hop, before a dryish, warm finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2412) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Black beer with a brown head. Chocolate, coffee, vanilla aroma. Dark chocolate, dark hash coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2072) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle from Terre de Boissons, Coquelles, France. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, chocolate, some liquorice. Nice complexity for the strength. Very good stout from Buxton.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2361) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. An inky black beer that pours without a head. It has very rich dark chocolate and liquorice flavours, spicy red fruity notes and a roasted and fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumbo (606) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle from Beer Emporium bottle shop, Bristol. Pours a dark brown almost black colour, with a thin tan colour head. Aroma of roasted malt with chocolate and coffee. Slightly bitter, rich, with a slick texture. Full body, low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1797) - WALES - FEB 8, 2014
Keg at Craft Clapham. Black, very thin tan head, thin lacing with good coverage. Smell - watery coffee and ash. Body is medium, quite foamy, carbonation is quite high to start but it settles down. Taste - ashy roasted malts, slightly thin and watery towards the finish, a bit of chocolate as it warms up. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1833) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Tap at CBC Clapham. Pours a dark black/brown with a tan head. Lovely aroma - nice balance of choc and coffee, sweetness too. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Soy, coffee, bitter choc. Nicely balanced. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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