Brewed by Buxton
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Cask; Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Wild Boar pours a pale straw colour with a fluffy white head. It has aromas of spicy lime and mango, with distinct flavours of honey malt and fruit punch, followed by a dry bitter finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, - FEB 5, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Hazy matt medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, fruity, moderate hoppy, grapfruit, orange - citrus, light peach. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, dry, thib. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120121]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (7219) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle shared by Erwin Van Moll @ Van Moll Brewpub. Very hazy yellow color, full sized quite quickly diminishing white head. Aroma is lightly malts, grapefruit, fruity hops, peach, mandarin, hops. Taste lightly malts, lots of hops, very fruity, light to moderately grapefruit, again mandarin and a slight touch of orangepeel. Medium body, firm carbonation. Absolutely lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3017) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from 2013. Solid IPA that hits the spot without being too over the top.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5931) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
On tap at Buxton Tap House, pours a cloudy golden yellow with a small beige head. Nose is quite fruity, with citrus and piney hops. Flavour is very dry, with lots of dry piney and floral hops, and bone dry biscuity malt to back. Very dry, without any residual sweetness at all. Very good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13108) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle. It pours a hazy, orange-golden body under a dense, finger-thick off-white head leaving lacings. Quite a lot of orange on the nose, pine cones, some roses and citrus zest, with a pleasant maltyness in the back. The flavor has a fine bitterness to deal with the residual sweetness. Roses, orange zest and pine cones in the flavor, not much maltyness. A bit heavy on the carbonation, full-bodied and soft, semi-sweet. Lasting bitter and orangey finish. Nice indeed, but I end up with the feeling something’s missing. Can’t put my finger on it though. 140625

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (7199) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Cabin, Notodden Camping, Notodden
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, orange, mango and hint of roses. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long orange fruity, bitter and slightly dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is fizzy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3584) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 25, 2014
330ml bottle. Hazy golden colour with average to huge, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity hoppy aroma, citrusy, notes of grapefruit, passion fruit, a touch of mango. Taste is bitter hoppy, some grapefruit, slightly mineral, chalky and a cautious touch of cardboard. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (341) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle. Murky honey/amber with minimal head but strong lacing. Tropical notes of grapefruit, lemon blossom, mango and passionfruit as well as grassy hops, a hint of pine and caramel malts. Strong pine flavours without dominating resin, grapefruit, grassy hops and a caramel back note. High bitterness but a very smooth mouthfeel. A non-typical IPA for an English brewer, more American in style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (497) - SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Botella de 33cl, adquirida en Irreale. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, citrico, afrutado, ligeramente amargo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (2966) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet on order. Golden hazy color, good foam. Immediately hoppy, grapefruit, citrus & good fruitiness . Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Very enjoyable

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
themightyjag (155) - - MAY 29, 2014
330ml bottle from The Beerhive. Frothy white head, a little lacing. Body is clear pale gold. Brilliant nose, pine, resin, honey. Flavour is pine, grass, a little spice, grapefruit on the finish. Good big mouthfeel, bit of bite, light carbonation. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

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