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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Dry Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle conditioned; Regular.
Previously known as Kinder Stout.

This stout ale pours a deep brown-tinted black, with a thick creamy latte head. Aromas of burnt roast coffee, malty molasses, prunes, and a hint of smoke.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3584) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2015
fles zwart met fijne schuimige bruine kraag. aroma is lekker, goede chocolade, stevig, volmoutig, vanille. Smaken komen in eerste instantie een stuk harder binnen dan het aroma, redelijk aan de bittere kant, veel droge koffie, chocolade, wat aan de dunne kant, geroosterde- gebrande mouten, matig zoet, maar zo behoorlijk koffie/moutige tonen, iets t, komt niet meer gebalanceerd binnen. matige body, laag co2, nee deze is niet zo bijzonder

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (6563) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2015
Cask at Euston Tap, London. Black beige head. Roasted malt aroma with coffee, chocolate and tobacco. Light to medium bodied, mmedium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (995) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 29, 2015
330 mml bottle tasted on the 19/05/2015. Deep brown colour with a medium bubbly head. Aroma of roasted malts and breads, caramel and toffee. Taste is medium sweet with chocolate and coffee mix. Next one please!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (3400) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle in the Buxton Tap House. Deep brown, almost black with a cream head. nice coffee aroma. the taste is bitter with dry coffee and black chocolate in the finish. A little thin in body, but a very good lower ABV stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (495) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2016 Deep brown/black with a tan head... chocolate & coffee on the nose, and burnt, roasted flavours... chocolate, coffee... nice and dry with a balanced bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vinx (114) - ITALY - MAY 16, 2015
Nothing to add to the commercial description. This beer is absolutely perfect, maybe the best dry stout Ive ever tasted. A balance between the aromas and a neatness which dont let you indifferent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2725) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2015
Mooie bijna zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt koffie, chocolade, vanille, bitter, gebrand. Smaakt bitter, koffie, vanille. Goede koffiebittere afdronk.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 24, 2015
Draught at The Beer Market, High St, Dublin. No notes on this one, just a score.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (1417) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
33cl. Bottle.
Pours almost black brown with tan head.
Aroma roasted coffee, roasted malts, dark fruits, chocolate.
Taste chocolate sweets, roasted coffee bitters, hint of smoke.
Mouthfeel thin, bit dry.
Wow! really tasty beer!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
micmillon18 (37) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 12, 2015
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a nonic glass. No "born on date." Aroma - Black licorice, chocolate, dark bread, espresso. Faint smoke - dark fruit emerges as it warms. Very impressed. Appearance - Sticky mocha head. Deep, black color with some mahogany hues around the edges. Taste - Chocolate (initially milk then giving way to the darker persuasion), hints of smoke, finishing with dark roasted coffee. Burnt flavors linger prominently on the pallet. Palate - Supremely creamy, softy carbonated. Light bodied. Bone dry. Overall - Perhaps the best example of the style Ive ever tried.


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