Brewed by Buxton
Style: Imperial Stout
Buxton, England
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Cask & Bottle conditioned; Regular.

Tsar is rich and powerful, a full bodied Imperial Stout. Malty chocolate, mocha and dark berry fruit-notes preside over a subtle hop profile, whilst a smooth velvety texture in the mouth gives way to a lingering bitter, dark chocolate finish

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (8297) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle @ home. The pour’s thick, oily black with a tight, creamy tan head. Attractive. The nose is strong sweet Hershey’s chocolate syrup, charred malts, espresso bean, booze-infused fudge and bitter dark chocolate. Big, expressive aromas. The taste is similarly outsized. Heavy notes of freshly ground espresso. Charred wood and gritty roasted malt flavors. Big, fat, thick chocolate milkshake. Dry, hoppy bitter finish. Ashy. The body’s thick and viscous. Luxurious mouthfeel. This beer wears the ABV well, though it certainly demands to be drunk at a leisurely pace. Overall, pretty outstanding. I feel like I’ve cheated myself by waiting this long to try this beer. It’s great. If this was made by a hip US brewery it’d have a huge reputation.

Sammy (12610) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2017
very good stout. chocolate, spice, good mouthfeel. on tap at hopcat detroit.

katrinaez (2177) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2017
Oak barrel and malty aroma, some plum, pours jet black, medium mouthfeel, bitter malts throughout but smooth for the abv, earthy aftertaste, tap.

sinfull (1778) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2017
Black color. Big , beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and dark fruits. Rich , malty taste with flavors of coffee and raisins. Strong , roasted bitterness at the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

LiretAnonim (279) - POLAND - JUN 6, 2017
Piwo wypite jakiś czas temu. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnień z degustacji, w ramach uzupełnienia profilu.

sarauckelman (550) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Dark brown with a lot of crud. Rich smooth imperial stout aroma, and flavor ranging from chocolate sweet on the start to cherries and coffee on the end. Finishes with a slight burn. Very enjoyable.

uckelman (813) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Pours black, tiny ring of head and oily film. Aroma is cocoa. Velvety-foamy texture. Red fruit in port? Slightly sweet. Bit of bitterness on the finish, and warming.

Niszar (11) - - FEB 4, 2017
Kolor czarny, piana wysoka drobnopęcherzykowa, trwała. Aromat czekolada, lekki słonecznik, paloność trochę nut śliwkowych, W smaku bardziej przypomina black IPA aniżeli RISa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Średnio bogate i ułożone.

Gramoit (493) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2016
Very good RIS, Coffee and chocolate dominate, smooth. Coffee , dark chocolate and hop bitter finish.

melush (4414) - SPAIN - DEC 7, 2016
Bottle 33cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0., Madrid, Spain. A: Black. T: Roasted mat, coffee, chocolate, licorice.

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