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

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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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (7984) - Richmond, Greater London, - MAR 23, 2013
Cold bottle. Smells a bit like the Axe Edge. Up front flavour is sickly sweet, intense, floral and piney. Finish of washing up liquid and a soft enduring bitterness. Floral flavours stick around for a while. Not as bitter as I was expecting.


4.3
colui72 (1023) - HONG KONG - JUL 22, 2017
Pours hazy golden / orange, with a finger of white head and creamy sticky lacing. Piney to the nose, with notes of ale malts, citrus and tropical fruits. Strong bitterness on the attack, then caramel, resin, pine, grapefruit, mango and again a long bitter finish. Creamy, full body, soft carbonation, an excellent DIPA full of flavour.

4
drjoeng (1291) - SINGAPORE - MAY 1, 2017
9%ABV. Double IPA. Poured out amber. 14 SRM. Nose has ripe pineapple, malty sweet funk. Mouthfeel is soapy. Palate has a sweet sour roundedness to it that suggests fruitiness. Malt palate is honey grahams. Hops: resin, pine sap, pine needles, strong resin and bitter melon. Finish is medium-long and bitter melon. Goes on favorites list!

3.5
rami_pl (3450) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 26, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a Wyoming Sheep Ranch 2016 by Buxton Brewery at Powiśle Naftowe, tropikalne, sosnowe, bialowinogronowe, swieze dosc, pol-wytrawne (acz slodkawe posmaki), solidna goryczka, troche alko w uscie,

3.6
KikoDucky (179) - Trenčín, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 13, 2017
bottle from Friends of ham, Leeds. Golden. Floral, peach, grapefruit and alcohol aroma. Sweet start, feels tangerines, middle is fruity, refreshy and juicy. Bittery and citrusy finish.

4
HenrikSoegaard (14166) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 13, 2017
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Golden yellow coloyur. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice,

4.4
tderoeck (9656) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2017
10/III/17 - 33cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: 25/VIII/17, bottled: 25/XI/16 (2017-372)

Clear dark blond to orange beer, small creamy yellow head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: orange peel, ripe tropical fruits, overripe pineapple, some alcohol, ripe mango, little resinous, cheesy. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet malty start, caramel, very bitter, bit of honey, orange peel. Aftertaste: hoppy, resinous, sweet malts, caramel, little floral, nice bitter hops, dry resinous finish, bit of alcohol, come grapefruit and citrus, very nice!

3.7
RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2017
Bottle. Dark golden beer with a very strong white head. The aroma is strongly hopped, and the flavour is very deeply hopped with heavy bitterness. Overall a nice strongly hopped IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
MarcoDL (4920) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2017
Bottle at Drie Dorstige Herten. Golden pour. Aroma of citrus, mango, pineapple and fresh hops. Bitter fruity flavor of pineapple, citrus, tropical fruit and grassy fresh hop. Very nice.

3.9
kajser27 (1805) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 24, 2017
Unclear, amber colored, medium off white frothy head. Aroma is of malt and caramel, pine and citrus with some fruity, medium to strong hoppy notes. Taste is medium to very sweet malt and caramel, pine and citrus moderate to very hoppy, pine resin, medium+ bitterness, bittersweet finish. Medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, resiny.

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.


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