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

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask and bottled, regular
occasionally available Dry hopped with Cascade, Chinook, Centennial.
Buxton Gold is a refreshing golden beer with a wonderful aroma and flavour coming from its Amarillo, Liberty and Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand and the US.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (813) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2014
0,33L bottle. Pours amber with off-white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is intense citrus, tropical fruits, grapefruit, passion fruit, peach. Flavor is citrus, grapefruit, passion fruit, malt. Finish is pine and grapefruit bitter. Overall: very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (291) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 24, 2014
On tap @ The Local Pub, Athens. Light orange color with a big white head on top. Aromas of tangerine, caramel, hoppy aromas of pine. Taste is pretty much the same, amplified, sweet at first, caramel, toffee, biscuit, with hoppy aftertaste, pine, grass, citrus, tangerine. Light to medium body with low carbonation. Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1102) - ESTONIA - OCT 17, 2014
Shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Golde orange beer, soapy white head. Nose is fruity, hoppy, malty, toasty notes. Flavor is toasty malt, slight caramel, lots of herbal hops, tropical fruit. Grapefruity finish. Easy to drink and flavorful, great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (2811) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 15, 2014
330ml bottle. Slightly hazy dark amber color. Small size, yellow head, stays. Malty, hops, citrus, grassy notes in aroma. Nut skins, toffee, herbal, sweet malty taste. Medium carbonation. Medium bitterness. Medium body. Perfectly balanced. Nice one!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9423) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 12, 2014
330ml bottle (Koht, Tallinn) - "Inglismaa on pasa" tasting
Lovely rich gold, huge tight spongy head. Lovely raw citrussy fruity hop aroma, and lovely toffee aspects too. Full in the mouth, a nice zing from both the carbonation and the tingly hops. Great balance, such clear fresh expressive hops, but no aggression in them at all. "Golden ale"’s normally an insult for me, that term is demeaning for a beer as great as this. Such high drinkability. More please!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ragnampiza (499) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - SEP 14, 2014
330 ml bottle from Birra+ (bottled on 23-05-2014). Dark golden yellow, quite clear, with a nice, creamy, fluffy and persistent white head. Excellent nose, very fruity and pungent despite a few months. Plenty of citrus and tropical fruits notes, slightly soapy, a hint of lemon peel, pine needles and mint bubblegum. Pretty bitter and resinous upfront, slightly astringent, solid but subtle bready malts backbone. Solid dryness. Thirst quenching and relatively refreshing, I just wouldn’t call it easy to drink just for the big big bitterness punch, which is totally fine for me. Average carbonation, medium body, creamy texture. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (3088) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 25, 2014
Keg@brewdog Aberdeen
hazy golden, tropical fruits, juicy fresh hops, moderate bitterness, light carbonation, very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4678) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy white head and some broken lace. The aroma is grassy hop, citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with a citrus, grass, light pepper spice hop palate and a lingering citrus bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (10497) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Buxton Tap House, Buxton, Derbys. Hazed gold with white head. Lots of fresh, zesty hoppy flavours from the start, hoppy, citric undertones, drying although there is a background sweetness and lasting on the palate. Very decent indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1431) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.


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