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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Imperial IPA
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally released as special reserve @8.4% saw re-release in 2016 bumped up to 9% ABV

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3.9
Steven_B (249) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Pours copper with a small white head. Aroma of orange, mango, caramel and pine. Taste is hoppy with some orange and caramel. Great bitter finish.

3.9
Beertobealive (576) - Courbevoie, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2017
Pours a thin beige to white head with nice and round exotic aromas. Clear amber colored body. Rich and long in mouth with fair concentration of round and aged hops. Pleasant with some orange fruit dessert after a heavy meal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
MelvinKalksma (1570) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2017

Aroma:
Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, orange, pine, hops and citrus.

Appearance:
Clear/hazy golden/amber beer with heavy yeast and with a slight/medium off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, orange and pine; ends slightly bitter and dry with hops and citrus.

Overall:
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Obviously filtered and thus way more clear than it could bave been. Still a lot of yeast, thankfully, making him very sweet with loads of marmelade. Great bitter hops at the finish as well. Great tasty beer overall.

4
johnarktor (139) - FRANCE - JAN 21, 2017
Aroma: pine, resin, licorice (not sure), bread, dry fruits (a bit), and a blackberry nose (strong but very volatile) and aftertaste (mild) ; Appearance: clear copper, small head ; very bitter, light sweetness. I need to taste it again, to assess it better.

3.7
77ships (9887) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2017
Draft glass @ Beerlovers Bar. Clear orange, off-white head. Nose is orange peel, grainy, very grainy orange peel & leaves, bitter grains & faint soap. Taste is dull bitter orange peel, overly grainy, overly big on bitterness, bitter grains & low medicinal bitterness, orange peel, marmalade. Overly grainy, bitter harsh bitterness with little fruit character,... Grainy body, orange peel. Okay but hoped for more.

3.8
KoNrRiI (1550) - Århus, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2017

0.33 bottle.
Nice, long-lasting head. Aroma, apart from the obvious piney and citric scents, has something chocolaty in it, not sure how much of that chocolate is intended and how much is coincidental. Full body, average carbonation, creamy texture. Taste is piney, floral, citric, actually kind of sweet. A decent brew.

2.9
FraekkeFyr87 (578) - - JAN 17, 2017
The aroma is full of hops, citrus, pine, pineapple, caramel malt and grapefruit. the color is dark caramel. The taste is full of hops, pine, citrus, pineapple, caramel malt and grapefruit. A nice beer!

3.8
Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Bardzo solidne.

3.7
mariuspoenari (2724) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2017
33cl bottle. Semi-hazy orange pour with a white head. Very malty IPA, with additional notes of honey, tropical fruit and citrus hops. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

3.8
tricksta_p (4744) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2017
Bottle from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Aroma is intense fruity hops, tropical fruits, grapefruit, orange, malt, with a slight touch of alcohol. Flavour is light to moderate sweet with a potent bitter and fairly dry finish. Some booze. Body is medium. Nice juicy hop bomb, great aroma, flavour could be a bit smoother, finishes a bit harsh.


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