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style
Brewed by Buxton
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Buxton, England
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Raspberry Rye Sour, with 100g/L raspberries.

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3.9
jbruner (5008) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 19, 2017
Pours a murky red on tap with thin wispy off-white head that leaves light lace. Aroma of big jammy raspberries and light lactic acidity. Taste is more tart than the nose with a sweeter finish of the fruit. Nice fruited berliner.

4
Inbreak (6319) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2017
02.05.2014, tap @ CBC:
Small creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is fresh fruity, sweet raspberries, grass, berry skin, sugar, hay, caramel malts. Taste is very dry sour-ish, sorrel, raw rhubarb, sour raspberries, soda powder, hay, grass, berry skin. Medium bitterness, dry acidic mouthfeel. Nice.

05.03.2015, 0,33l bottle @ home:
5-4-8-4-13=3,4
Nice slightly fizzy-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet fruity, sweet raspberries, wet grain, weeds, hay, boiled vegetables, old potatoe cellar, sugar, grass. Taste is slightly sour-ish dry, sorrel, dry fresh raspberries, berry skin, grain, soda powder, hay, citrus acid. Medium bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Nice enough.

3.2
fischersfriend (34) - Statesville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 15, 2017
Aroma, a combination of soured raspberries and raspberry jam with a tiny bit of wheat undertones. Appearance, Cola Chestnut with little to no head but some lacing. Taste, raspberry jam with a sour raspberry kick some wheat undertones. Palate provides more action on the palate then the appearance signifies. Overall, I pretty refreshing wild sour ale raspberry variation. Curious as to the proportion of grains. Website states barley ,wheat. rye and hops. Hey Matthew I’m out of murky eastie sediment at the bottom of the glass not floating.

3.2
drpimento (3714) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 5, 2017
Appearance isn’t that Pleasant with a short-lived cream colored head and then a muddy dirty copper color oh. Aroma is malt and fresh raspberries. Flavor is the fresh raspberries book with a poor match to the bitterness.

3.9
Brigadier (3710) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2017
12 ounce bottle
Buxton beers can be a tough sell due to the higher cost of being impored but they always seem to deliver. This was no exception. A top notch sour falls just short of world class. Even so I’d definitely give it a second chance at the pub or brewery.

Aroma / Appearance - Deep fluid liquid the color of raspberry puree sparkles in the light. The scent of rye toast, raspberry jam, and gentle tartness are a perfect match for a early afternoon diversion.

Flavor / Palate - Raspberry, light vinegar, and dry tartness tickles the senses. The deft finish sparkles as it washes down the throat. The polish begins with the first sip and does not disappear until the final drop. Should you be in the mood to go international give one of the Buxton sours a shot - you’re not likely to be disappointed.

3.8
backland (24) - ITALY - MAR 7, 2017
Per gli amanti delle birre acide. Molto carbonata. Colore rosso scuro. Nonostante l’acidità si beve facilmente.

3.1
djd07 (15293) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Tap at Ratebeer Best. Pours a hazy copper with small off white head. The aroma is wheat, berry, rye. Thin body, cereal, wheat, tart berry, light rye in finish, good.

3.5
tmzl (320) - SLOVENIA - FEB 14, 2017
Raspberries dominate, toasty light to medium sourness, pretty simple and refreshing.

3.7
vtafro (7445) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2017
Bottle. Brownish pour with some light head. Raspberry, mild tart fruit, sour aromas. Flavors are sour, raspberry, mild cherry tones, some vinegar tones.

3.6
AdamChandler (5113) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 29, 2016
dark reddish, 1 finger pink head. smells like a fake raspberry syrup. very tart which isn’t surprising. Great if you want a thin fruit salad.


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