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Brewed by Buxton
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Wild Boar pours a pale straw colour with a fluffy white head. It has aromas of spicy lime and mango, with distinct flavours of honey malt and fruit punch, followed by a dry bitter finish.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1936) - Glen Iris, - APR 24, 2014
Sour malt fruit aroma. Murky yellow brown colour poor head & lacing. Malt sour fruit flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.2
vincentvega72 (757) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2017
Mooi donkerblond bier met oranje schijn. Romige witte stabiele schuimkraag. Mango, perzik, citrus, licht tropisch fruit, lichte hars. Goeie bittere afdronk. Prima ipa.

3.8
Towey1989 (2826) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2017
Bottle at Beerdock Leek. Pours a slightly hazy golden colour with fluffy white head. Aroma of lemon, grape, grapefruit, lychee, some melon, lime, slight mango, a little biscuity malts, a touch of bubblegum and subtle floral, herbal hops. Taste of lemon, grape, lychee, lime, some mango, melon, slight biscuity malts and subtle floral, herbal hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A long, slightly herbal, fruity hop bitterness in the finish. A massive array of fruit and citrus with a long, dry finish which keeps you sipping. Very good.

3.2
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2017
Keg at Hop Inn, Newcastle under Lyme. Pours dark golden with a slight haze. Quite floral, some herbs, juicy finish. It’s OK.

3.5
theprof (951) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Tap. Pours pale gold with foamy white lace top. Aroma tropical fruit mango lychee and lime. Taste settles to a medium bitterness after a sweet start. Oily palate with light carbonation extending the bitter languor. A refreshing summer IPA.

3.5
R4N5H (1182) - NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2017
On tap at Buxton Brewery Tap House on 9-Apr-2017. Hazy pale amber colour with a medium sized white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, cereal, sweet malt and pine. Medium body and carbonation. Taste of sweet malt, cereal, mango and grapefruit. Lightly hopped with medium bitterness. Enjoyable, refreshing but more of an English style IPA.

3.9
Alengrin (5369) - BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2017
Buxton IPA from a 33 cl bottle. Moussy, somewhat irregular, egg-white head, leaving some small patches of lacing here and there, quickly thinning in the middle but stable on the edges, over a lightly hazy ’old gold’ coloured beer with pale orangey hue. Aroma of lime juice, starfruit, pink grapefruit flesh, rambutan fruit, dank tropical orchids, warm toast, soggy biscuit, green peppercorns, fainter hints of unripe banana, minerals, cypress leaves, courgette, withering basil, freshly baked cookies, wakame, curcuma powder, old garlic, vague marihuana - but no ’old hops urine’ this time. Crisp, fruity onset but in a clean and restrained way, sweetish mandarin (lively) and guava (more subdued), sweet-and-sour passion fruit and a mild touch of softly sourish lime, even some very light umami of fresh green seaweed, softly carbonated in a supple, lightly oily, slick physical environment. A biscuity malt sweet core builds up after this, with even a brief accent of honey cookies, but quickly making way for the expected wave of lovely aromatic hoppiness, pleasantly drying the finish along with some dry baker’s yeast-like sensations; the hops leave behind a coating of spicy, quite deep and explicit bitterness, a tad wormwood-like even, but also behave properly in terms of retronasal impressions, ranging from orangey and lime-like to slightly piney and (exotically) peppery. This pepperiness lingers along with the last remnants of the malt sweetness after swallowing, but the hops clearly prevail over the malts; the tail is so juicy that it almost feels like swallowing freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. Aromatic, elegant, refreshing and a tad different from the ever more vast ocean of ’international IPAs’ spanning the world, this is again a beautiful Buxton creation. I love this brewery passionately.

3.4
colui72 (1026) - HONG KONG - FEB 2, 2017
Hazy pale straw, soapy white head, sticky lacing. Aroma of mango and citrus. Taste is straight bitter, with lemon, mango, biscuit, resin. Funky after taste, with a lingering bitter feeling. Just OK.

3.7
alex_leit (4075) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle. Hazy yellow. Aroma: citrus and fruits, malt, a little spicy. Taste: malt, citrus, fruits, a biscuit, good hop bitterness.

3.6
varanid99 (1214) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 26, 2017
Light gold with a fluffy white head. Funky, earthy, slightly fruity aroma. Funky taste up front too, malty, a bit of resin and citrus, fairly bitter finish

2.8
invinoveritas (156) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2016
33cl bottle served cold. Hoppy, soupy and resinous, a little sweet. Fine for one!


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