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

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5802) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle at the March 2014 De Molen monthly tasting. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a frothy white head and some broken lace. The aroma is lime citrus. The flavour is light sweet, very light bitter with a light, watery malt hop citrus palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation. Smelled great but the enjoyment rapid faded.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6580) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2014
Sample at the Molen monthly tasting. thick creamy white head. Clear golden pour. Nice bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8568) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2014
bottle from saveur-biere. Hazy golden colour, mid-sized white head. Aroma of roses and tropcial fruit. Light-bodies, shy malty base yet it transports the intensive aromatic hope very well.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (1070) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle shared with a friend at home. Color: pale blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: herbal and floral notes with hops and malt good balance. Taste: nice malt and hops balance, really drinkable and fresh. Aftertaste: nice small bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
Flaske 0,5l fra Kilpishalli. Drukket hjemme 9 Apr 13. Lys gylden. Uklar. Høyt luftig skum som varer lenge. Mye lacing. Pent! Herlig ferskenaroma. Smaken det samme med tillegg av ulike frukter. Blir litt tørr etter hvert. Innholdsrik. Litt bunnfall. Verdensrekord i smak/% ?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2762) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 8, 2014
Pale golden colour with a frothy white head with good lasting and nice lacework. Aroma is citrusy with some pine notes, slighty malty. Flavor has a decent bitterness with a good presence of citrus notes, some grapefruit as well, light maltiness. The final has a good bitterness with a dry mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
(Bottle): Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of citrus, floral, bread, pale malt. Flavour is much of the same with a slight orange and peach hint on the finish. Moderately bitter and overall the beer is a little subdued.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (6307) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Cask at the York Tap. Very pale yellow pour, thin white head. Very floral aromas, some yeastiness too. Slips down like water. Would like a bit more character to it.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (2089) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
Aroma: medium floral hops, some bread malts. Appearance: hazy pale gold, medium frothy head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: low carbonation, bitters continue. Overall: quite bitter for a Golden Ale, but nice and very drinkable anyway. Bottle from Drinker’s Paradise, London.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1433) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 19, 2014
Small bottle. Cloudy yellow body, medium head. Citric hops in the aroma but quite weak. Taste has unassertive lemony hops and some wheat. Decent hoppy finish but with a low ABV like this the beer’s flavour balance and overall impression suffers.


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