Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England


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RATINGS: 139   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1015) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 3, 2014
330 ml bottle from Redmonds. Brown, almost black, huge foamy mocha colored head. Looks superb. Toasted malt nose, loads of milk chocolate too. Flavour is sweet milk chocolate cut through with bitter espresso coffee. Big thick viscous mouthfeel, long oily, roasty bitter finish. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (1871) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle west riding dewsbury. Great black colour slight tan head. Aroma is strong roasted malts coffee chocolate. Taste is similar great dark malt backbone long bitter finish. Medium body. Really good stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1626) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Aroma: dark chocolate, sweet jam, molasses, bread malts. Appearance: black, very small white creamy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweet dark chocolate, sweet caramel, very dry long finish, very bitter, Overall: great Imperial Stout, massive taste and palate. Pint at the Buxton Tap House, Buxton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6466) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2014
(Draught at Man in the Moon, Stockholm, 5 Apr 2014) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with black coffee, chocolate and liquorice. Malty, roasted taste with notes of black coffee, chocolate, hints of soy sauce, dark bread and a fairly dry finish with a generous coffee bitterness. More than medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and quite well balanced for its strength. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (4229) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 22, 2014
330ml bottle. Pitch black colour with late awakening, small to average, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, dark brown head. Dark malty aroma has notes of roast, dark chocolate, liquorice, soy sauce, burnt beef, dried dog shit. Taste is roasty dark malty, notes of liquorice, dark chocolate, burnt coffee; sirupy, oily texture, soft carbonation, soft palate. Extraordinary!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (8399) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Bottle. Near black with a beige head. Aromas are earthy peat with dark berries and chocolate. Floral with yeast and molasses. Roasted coffee with some bonfire notes. Flavours are gritty, bitter coffee with earthy notes and underlying toffee. Dark chocolate bitterness with spritzy yeast and an oily palate. Some soy and woody notes. Warming not overly aggressive alcohol. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1035) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 18, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 03.10.2014. Pours pitch black with brown head. Aroma is coffee, roast, and alcohol. Taste is intense roast, licorice, coffee, alcohol, dark chocolate, and caramel. Finish is dry coffee bitter with some very mild sourness in the background. Overall: very good beer, but alcohol is a little bit too obvious (some imperial stouts have ABV 10+ and feel less boozy than this one); also I like more sweetness in my stouts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (2253) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 11, 2014
Bottle. Aroma has chocolate, bold roasted malts. Light raisins, cocoa, plum. Pitch black colour. Taste is strongly roasted , light chocolate, light fruits. Surprisingly light body, oily texture. Roasted-chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dohny (282) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 6, 2014
Poured from bottle. Dark brown color with small brown head. Aroma of chocolate. Flavor; dark chocolate, roasted malts, coffee. Medium body, low carbonation. Bitterness of roasted malts and hops domminate over sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5189) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Almost black color with small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffe, Dark chocolate, ash. Taste, dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, ash, wood. Tasty.

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