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Buxton Kinder Downfall

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


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012

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

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111021]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Citrusy and crisp hoppy. Mild peachy, citrusy and crisp hoppy. Bitter, grassy and light citrusy into the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31473) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of straw, caramel, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemons, straw, malt, and a bit of caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25069) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (24491) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Cloudy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops and grass with notes of tea. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and tea with notes of grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (20473) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
16th April 2012
Craft. Very light haze on this gold beer. Tidy white head. Light dry palate. Dry pale malt quickly gives way to decent hops. Juicy orange with traces of grapefruit and lemon. Mild floral notes. Semi dry finish. Another decent beer from Buxton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (18564) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2011
bottle at home ... Golden amber ... thin white head ... soft sweet zezty citrus hop nose ...juicy grapefruit hop ... quite a peppery bitterness .. nice... litle too bitter in linger

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15794) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2011
Cask handpull at Five Lamps Derby. Quite a hoppy simple bitter. Just very simple but very pleasant too. Good touch of finishing bitterness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (15354) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. Pours clear gold with a white foam head. Has a wonderful grass and dandelion hop aroma. Medium sweet flavor with lightly toasted grains, grass, straw and citrus. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Resinous grassy bitter finish, some pale malts, light white sugar, mild doughy bread. Solid sessioner.

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