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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Low Alcohol
Buxton, England

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 81   ABV: 2.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask&Bottled, special
A big hoppy little session beer
10p per sale goes to Buxton mountain rescue.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (2241) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle from saveur-biere.com. Clear gold color. Thin white head. Medium bitterness. Aroma is malty, grassy, light fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
themightyjag (336) - - JAN 6, 2016
330ml bottle from Eebria. Small bubbly white head, nice lacing. Hazy golden amber body. Good hoppy nose, grass, pine, light citrus. Flavour is all hops, grass, straw, great bitterness. Light carbonation, mouthfeel is a little thin as you’d expect from the low abv but it works. So much flavour and bitterness for the abv, really impressive. So drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3479) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to s_hartshorne for Christmas. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma of tropical fruits and peach. Taste is zesty, grapefruit and tropical fruits. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1509) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep golden, small frothy white head, slowly diminishing, good lacing; strong fruity aroma, grapefruit, lime, pale malts, caramel; taste is medium bitter and light sweet, citrusy, long duration; light-bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation, dry bitter finish, light malts, herbal notes; impressive for a 2.7% beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (591) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - DEC 10, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Golden color with white head. Aroma is really hoppy with citrus fruits and green grass. Taste starts quite bitter up-front with absolutely no malt presence. Hoppy, green and fresh. Very dry, light body with crisp carbonation. For its low ABV, it’s quite tasty but really bitter and dry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (1121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle @home tasting General Election 2015 (rating backlog) Pours yellow. Nose is hoppy, citrus/grapefruit with some toffee right at the end. Taste is very much the same with some malty sweetness at the back end.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (1089) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Very tasty low alcohol beer, the aroma is as good as many decent IPAs , with loads of tropical and grassy hops, obviously a thin mouthfeel , but a lot tastier than most lowish abv beers

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (1165) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2015
Cask at The Buxton Brewery Tap House. A hazy golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of grape, some grapefruit, spritzy lemon, maybe mango, slight grain, subtle wood and grassy, floral hops. Taste of grape, some grapefruit, lemon, slight melon, subtle grain, a little peppery yeast and grassy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, peppery, grassy hop bitterness in the finish. This is surprisingly hoppy for a 2.8, strange array of flavours though. This is probably a beer I can have a session on, nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrHangover (3671) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2015
Draft @ Uiltje bar. Pours clear golden beer with a small white head on top. Aroma is very strange, sweaty feet, cheese, wet dog. Flavour is very bitter, one dimensional, bready, grainy. Aftertaste is bitter, light carbonated and nothing special.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (8452) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2015
Draft at Uiltje. Pours clear orange with an off white head. Aroma of fruity hops, cheesy old socks, light poo and a lightly weedy character. Nice hops, but some nasty stuff on the side. Flavour is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Light bodied with light carbonation.


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