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Buxton Kinder Downfall

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Formerly brewed at Buxton
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A refreshing, full flavoured, hoppy golden ale. Mellow marmalade and fruity citrus grapefruit flavours and aromas are balanced with a gentle malt background to give a very pleasing beer. Named after the waterfall high on Kinder Scout in the Derbyshire Peak District.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr/madsberg/Ungstrup. Pours a hazy yellow with a creamy off-white head. British hops aroma with a whiff of citrus. Light body, a very dry fruitiness bordering astringency. Dry and bitter finish - hops get a little better flavourwise. 221012

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Cask Pub & Kitchen Pimlico 11/10/12. A golden beer with a white head and lace. Sharp hoppiness again. Earthy notes in the malts. Late citrus fruitiness. Very good but not as satisfying as most Buxton goldens.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (1942) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Cask at Cask Pub and Kitchen, Pimlico, London. A golden coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, citrus fruit aroma. Tastes hoppy, citrus fruit, some marmalade in there, malty, slight sweetness. This would make a great session ale. Best Buxton of the evening for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6290) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2012
Cask at CP&K. It pours golden yellow, with a small-medium white head. The nose is fresh citrus (particularly lime), some sweatiness, grainy, grass and light soap. The taste is lime, pith lemon, grapefruit, grass, graininess and some soap, with a dry, lightly citric finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Decent citrusy golden ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3734) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2012 Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is hops, some fruity notes, touch of caramel. Flavour is big bitterness, quite hoppy, some metal and caramel, nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (7301) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2012
Sampled from bottle @ monthly De Molen tasting. Slightly unclear yellow to golden color, small to medium sized off-white head that’s diminishing fairly quickly. Smell malts, some hops, slightly sweet. Taste malts, lightly hops, decently bitter, slightly a hint of fruits. Medium carbonation, low to medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5077) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2012
Sample at a molen beer tasting. Decent white head. Clear golden blond pour. Subtle bitterness .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4379) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Cask @ CPK. The pour’s amber with a modest white head. The aroma’s of pissed carpet, some lemon, grass and cheese. A bit funky indeed. The taste is mild berry and orange fruit salad. Grassy hops, a bit gritty. White bread. Light body, soft carbonation. Overall, not bad. Well made, but like many other mildly bitter golden ales.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meerbier (1473) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle@Home. Hops, fruits, citrus aroma. Hazy, yellow, white head, good lace. Malty, very bitter, herbal, citrus. Medium body. Flavourful, maybe just a bit too bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5644) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Bottle at Blue Monk, golden pour, citrusy hop nose. orange marmalade, grapefruit notes. Solid hop flavor, citrus dominate. Tasty & sessionable. Impressed


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