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

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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Cask; Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

A delicious beer. Hopped with armfuls of American Chinook hops, this beer oozes citrus flavour and aroma. It has a lovely sweetnes balanced with a lingering bitter finish backed up with a late grapefruit hit.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6064) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
August 24, 2013 - hand-pull cask at The Craft Beer Co (Clerkenwell). Mostly clear pale gold with a smallish lasting rocky white head. Lovely aroma - pungently catty, nice and bitter but not overwhelming. Taste - wow, even more one-dimensional - what minimal grainy malt the aroma promised is even more minimal - mostly just pungent catty bitterness. Light body, astringent, light carbonation and a long pungent drying bitter finish - I love it, but itís a bit aggressive.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brendelokken (33) - NORWAY - AUG 25, 2013
0.5L bottle, 3.6%. Clear light gold color with a white head. Fruity smell and taste of citrus, grapefruit. Taste is dominated by the classic pale ale bitternes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (1865) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2013
Tap@Pelt Trader, Cannon Street, London - Gold pour medium white head. Hoppy grassy in both taste and aroma. Some herbal,floral nuances. Ok.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1374) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
On cask at Royal Oak, Hurdlow - A clear gold body, thick lasting white head. Loads of hop nose, the citrus kind, lots of grapefruit and tropical notes that give a great idea of what is to come Good creamy palate, with a good sour hit of citrus fruit. Quality, and only 3.6%? A great night ahead!!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
Cask at the Pelt Trader, Cannon St. Bright yellow pour with a white head. Grassy hop aroma with light malts and vanilla. Fresh herb taste. Some citrus in there. Bitter hop finish. Interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6185) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Small white head. Hazy pale yellow body. Light floral peachy grain aroma with gooseberry notes. Dry-sweet wooden floral peach taste with resiny dusty notes. Mild, flat, soft mouthfeel. Mid-bodied. Dry floral dusty wooden aftertaste with resiny dandelion notes. Long, lingering, bitter finish. Vivid and full of flavour, possibly a bit too bitter at the end. (0.284l cask at Pivni, York.)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold with a white foam. Aromas are grassy with hay and some floral, soapy notes. Apricot, lemon and pineapple with peppery pine. Grapefruit with woody aspects. Flavours are sweet tropical fruit with bitter, pithy grapefruit and green pine. Juicy fruit with a solid bitterness. Very tasty for itís strength.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11366) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Draft. Hazy pale yellow color, large bubble whitebhead. Aroma and taste are subtle and smooth. Easy drinking session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1252) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2013
Cask at Sheffield Tap. End of the barrel. Cloudy and a bit flat. Still good though, which says a lot. Grapefruit, and lots of it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5204) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2013
Cask (Bow Bar, Edinburgh) Golden with.a small white head. Gooseberries, tea and lemon in the aroma. Hoppy taste with lemin, grapefruit ad gooseberries standing out. Plenty if flavour for the strength.


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