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Wild Boar | Buxton Brewery

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3.76/5
Very Good
41 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Buxton Brewery
England, United Kingdom
buxtonrealale.co.uk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jazzyjeff13 on 05-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,721
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
41
pDev:
9.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
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Ratings: 41 |  Reviews: 12
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aztraz
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Giangio
3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pau622
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kitschiguy
4.43/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle / 5.7%

Poured a nice slightly cloudy starw colour - head was nice a nd fluffy and lingered well.

Lovely biscuit and bready malts on the nose with a little citrus.

Palate is much of the same with more tropical fruit. Very well balanced assertive bitter finish. Good mouth.

Wonderful beer - slightly too hoppy for my personal tastes but very well made.

Highly recommeded

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Photo of andpit
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rpopescu
3.28/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hdtrice
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shivtim
2.87/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NilocRellim
3.33/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a medium-yellow colour. Smells light, citrus-hop nose, with a hint of malts. Tastes bitter upfront and throughout, feeling it on the sides of the tongue (dry); there is an underlying earthy malt taste as well.

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Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer is not bad, but not great. The malt is pale and leaves quite a thin body, with subdued hops giving quite a muted hint of citrus - mango and lime. Both are quite lacking though, and it doesn't really reach it's potential as a thin, quaffing beer or a big, hoppy beast. Edit: it does improve as it warms to 9 or 10 degrees Celsius, lots of zesty lime.

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3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy golden color with white head. Aroma is fresh and hoppy, with grassy, slightly citric hops. Taste is also hoppy and quite bitter. Nothing much going on here but overall it's an enjoyable IPA.

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Photo of Proclarush
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdagnew
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oberon
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep hazed kind of straw color with a thinner quick to fade white head.Very fruity in the nose with light herbal notes to compliment,some biscuit/caramel as well.Somewhat flat in the mought but it's not to light like many English IPA's.Tropical fruits on the palate but not in your face,slight herbal notes as well,sweet caramel/biscuit malt is there to the finish.To me it's English in style even with the use of more bold NZ hops,just not as bold as an American IPA.

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Photo of Paul_Hutchinson
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice IPA. Pours to a great looking beer and there are plenty of hoppy tropical flavours and smells. Good balance of alcohol and acidity but finishes a little too bitter for me

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4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.83/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a hazy golden amber with a half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel and bready malt, citrus and lightly piney hops, orange and grapefruit citrus. Flavor is light tropical fruit, resinous piney hops, lemon and grapefruit citrus, bready malt. Finish is suprisingly dry; lingering resinous grassy hops. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Style is closer to an English IPA than the American listed here, but it is much more agressively hopped, like an North American IPA. Initial flavor is English bitter malts and hops, but with a much more intense hop bitterness and dryness in the finish. Interesting and more intense than most English IPAs I've tried. I'd like to see more from this brewery.

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3.44/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of liquorpig
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dryndantheman
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Wild Boar from Buxton Brewery
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 41 ratings
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