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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Originally brewed at Leek Brewery.
A classic blonde – clear and crisp. Blonde is mashed with a blend of lager malt and wheat for a zesty, fruity character. Hopped with only continental European varieties, it’s full of flavour and character.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3913) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2012
Hand pulled at the Waggon and Horses, Halesowen. Blonde, with a hint of Belgian yeast. Very drinkable. Wet mouthfeel, super smooth. Lemon notes, sweet malt, some hay. Liked it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Cask at Trembling Madness. Pale yellow amber, thin white head. Soft zesty hop nose, hint of bready malt. Soft lemony palate, bready malts, peppery drying bitterness. Soft and easy. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
16th April 2012
Craft. Clear pale gold beer, tidy white head. Light dry palate. Good hops - floral with nice juicy lemon and a trace of orange. Light dry finish. Like this! Light but with good flavour and so very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
light lemony hop aroma. clear straw pour, thin white head. gentle lemon hop flavour with a little malt and short bitter finish. slightly disappointing from buxton , but still very drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rlgk (11445) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer, London. Golden beer, small head. Weak hop aroma. Hoppy flavor, a bit artificial with some dough and grass.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2012
Cask at Craft Beer Co, London. Pale golden clear beer whit a white head. Fruity aroma. Hoppy and a bit artificiall flavour. I didn´t enjoy this beer at all...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11855) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a foamy, white head. Pale straw hop aroma with light hay and grass. Light to medium sweet with a rather strong bitterness. Straw and grass, light and salty dough. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly dry, bitter finish, lasting straw hops, mild grass and white sugars. Very decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ The Five Lamps, 25 Duffield Road, Derby, Derbyshire, England DE1 3BH.

Clear medium yellow colour with virtually no, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, pale malt, moderate hoppy, lemon, pine notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and moderate to light light heaby bitter with a long to average duration, spicy hops, maybe a ginger note ! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111021]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
BC from the brewery. Pours straw, corkscrewing with fizz under a dense white foam. Attractive, botanical and jammy fruit on the nose with notes of lemon rind, gooseberry, matchbox, grass and flowers. Bright, excitable GA with a floral, lemongrass and lime hop character easing into an oatmeal, biscuit softness. Some dry bite to the finish. Nothing stunning but the kind of refreshing, zesty stuff I’d happily sink a few of on a hot summer’s day.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2011
Cask handpull at Five Lamps Derby. Very pale gold lasting white soft due to sparkler. Some lager type feel to it. Hoppy finish. Lager as cask conditioned ai guess. Some lime finish.


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