Brewed by Buxton
Style: Imperial Stout
Buxton, England
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Cask & Bottle conditioned; Regular.

Tsar is rich and powerful, a full bodied Imperial Stout. Malty chocolate, mocha and dark berry fruit-notes preside over a subtle hop profile, whilst a smooth velvety texture in the mouth gives way to a lingering bitter, dark chocolate finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lefossoyeur (502) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 3, 2015
Pours black with a good mocha head that fades pretty quickly into a thick lace. Nice aromas of chocolate with some berries and something perfumey. Big silky and rich body, low carbonation, velvety smooth, deep rich pure cacao taste with a good lingering bitterness, ending on a citrus peel note mixed with raw cocoa and finally, roastiness. Long bitter finish. Super nice RIS!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
creppyiceman (107) - POLAND - AUG 31, 2015
(bottle 330ml) Aroma: very hoppy aroma( mainly citrusy and floral notes), weak hints of coffee and chocolate in the back,just a pinch of dark fruits cobined with alcochol.- it smells more like black ipa. Appearance: jet black, quite clear, medium-size, long-lasting ,yellowish head with decent lacing. Taste: Dry,verry hoppy, dark malt flavours are coverd by citrussnes citrusy and roasty finish, loooong bitter aftertaste. Palate: medium-full to full body, medium carboantion ,chewy oily texture. Overall: Not my kind of imperial stout it astes more like imperial black IPA .

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
w_adwersarz (369) - Cracow, POLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Barwa czarna, smolista, nieprzejrzysta, gęsta już na pierwszy rzut oka. Sporo drobinek chmielowych. Piana skąpa, ale zwarta i drobnopęcherzykowa. Aromat słodowy, słodki, ciemne owoce, konkretnie palone, kawa i odrobineczka czekolady. Bomba. W smaku jest gorzka czekolada i lekko kwaskowa kawa, goryczka, ciemne owoce, jeżyny. Wszystko okraszone odrobina lekko rozgrzewającego alkoholu. Wysycenie średnie, pełne, oleiste, aksamitnie wchodzące, goryczka średnia w stronę wysokiej z owocowo, czekoladowo, alkoholowym finiszem.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (1745) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle at malamačka. Pours a pitch black color, topped with a decent, cream colored head. Roasty aroma, coffee notes and some chocolate. Mild dried fruity notes. Mildly roasty taste, fine bitterness. Alcohol nicely hidden, just some fine warming feel. Strong and creamy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (1760) - ALSACE, FRANCE - AUG 20, 2015
Courtesy of Jaghana Couleur noire, aucune mousse. Nez grain de café, toasté, houblon et baies. Gout très amer, baton réglisse, caramel, café, note chocolat et douce. Bien mais l’amertume prend le dessus sur la subtilité des autres saveurs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4729) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle 33cl, a dark beer with medium brown head. Nose is hopy, with dark notes and berries. Aroma is on dark caramel, licorice, coffee, red berries, sweet, dark chocolate, bitter, more a black ipa. Espresso finish with lot of hops bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (2339) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2015
Schenkt als motorolie bruine kraag, ziet er super uit. Aroma van geroosterde en gebrande mout, koffie, zoet, vanille. Smaak romig, redelijk geroosterde bitterheid, koffie/mocca, matig zoet, laurier, pepertje, droog, veel koffie in de afdronk, lage co2. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gr_pa (59) - POLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Beautiful brown head. Aroma is dark chocolade, coffee. Taste: moderate to sweet, similar to aroma. Bitter finish. Some alcohol/

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (561) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Butelka, warka do 13/03/17. Wyglada bardzo fajnie, ze swa prawie czarna barwa, oleista konsystencja, ciemna, drobna piana. Aromaty palonosci, czekolady, kawy, troche (niestety dosc malo) suszonych ciemnych owocow i rodzynek. W smaku tez to wszystko jest, ale generalnie malo slodyczy a dosc duzo kwaskowatosci. pelne w ustach, choc tez rekordow w tym stylu na pewno nie bije zadnych. dosc wysoka goryczka. Alkohol dosc mocno wyczuwalny, mimo, ze wszak poltora roku po rozlewie... dobry. Jako glowna wada: jak dla mnie zbyt wysoka kwaskowatosc i moze ciut zbyt uboga paleta

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hrabren (250) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 4, 2015
0.33 bottle at Punk Rock Holiday, Tolmin, Slovenia. Very dark brown with brownish head. Chocolate, dry fruits aroma. Very dry, woody, roasty, chocolate. Very dry finish, too. Coffee. Nicely dry hopped. It’s a good RIS, and good hops!

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