Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 242   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43244) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear dark black colour with a small to average, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, chocolate, dark chocolate, alcohol, ash notes, wood notes, smoke notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, tart roasted, burnt, dark roasted, dry. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20131012]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (39970) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and chocolate. Light tarish. Thick malty, tarish and dark roasted. Liqourice and dry. Tarish and roasted finish. More a Baltic porter than a stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34004) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2013
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of soy sauce, ash, alcohol, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, ash, alcohol, and dark bitter chocolate, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle at home. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and cookies. Roasted flavour of caramel, smoke and hops with notes of dark chocolate. Hoppy and roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (24920) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2016
Bottled. Black opaque colour with a mediumsized foamy/creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, some mild alcohol as well as liquorice and some ripe fruitiness. Flavour is ripe fruits, raisins, mild roasted malts, some coffee and sweet maltiness to it. Balanced, and actually a nice slow sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2014
Draft @ CBC 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21549) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
7th January 2014
Opaque black - brown beer, small tan head. Palate is smooth with modest carbonation. Tangy dark malt with a little dry dark chocolate. Mild roast malt bitterness. Finishes dry. Tasty but not standing out from the crowd.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (20920) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft. Opaque, nearly black color, creamy brown head. Aroma of earthy cocoa. Taste has earthy cocoa powder, coffee grounds, dry finish. very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (20751) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle at home ... deep black .. thin tan head ... soft dry chocolate roast .... dry chocolate roast nose ... deep malts ... heavy roast ... dark malts ... chocolate roast ... big bitter roats malts ... light pine.... meaty but little bitter in linger

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18074) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle shared during RBESG - thanks to Colin. Pours black-brown with a creamy beige head. Big milk chocolate nose, mild roast. Medium sweet avor with rich chocolate, slight cocoa, earth, burnt toast. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Decent balance to finish, baking cocoa, lingering roast and bitter earth. Solid.

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