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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A truly one-off beer; brewed to celebrate our new Head Brewer’s arrival.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34232) - 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]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30734) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29135) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20569) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16394) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14449) - , 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14012) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are bitter hops, roast malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice and has a long dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13696) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2014
Tap @ CBC, 2014. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Chcolate, fruit, roast and mild peat. Charcoal. Full bodied. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle at home - thanks to Mette for sharing. Pitch black - white head. Dried fruits, vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate, some coffee, bitterness, light earthy notes. Nice.


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