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

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RATINGS: 181   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.


gwoodin's rating

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gwoodin (43) - Birmingham, - FEB 22, 2013
500ml bottle. Yellow appearance. Well hopped grapefruit taste. A lengthy mouthfeel. Overall: worthy.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3533) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
On tap @ Kælderkoldt. This is a soft blurry almost pale straw golden one. It has a nice big white dense head with great retention. It smells really mild but nice. Soft grassy, a mild caramel sweetness. A little cornish hint also detected. Actually not that bad, perhaps a tad dull. Really lightdrinkable and surprisingly tasty. Not a huge flavor bomb but it’s gentle, elegant and somewhat refined in the taste. Some bitter orange peel with hints of straws and thin caramel. Really lightdrinkable as I might have mentioned before in this rating? 09.08.2014

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
christhoel (169) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
floral, pale, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, thin feel, average carbonation, got a couple of bottles from beerparlour its a nice drink and from my home county could do with being stronger but hey its still very nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (2487) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle in London. It pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Aroma is hoppy and grassy with notes of pineapple, apple and citrus with some light grains. Tate is pineapple, citrus and grass. Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, quite nice

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rouhlas (280) - GREECE - OCT 18, 2014
From tap at BierCab, Barcelona. Clear pale yellow color with white head. Aroma is malty, bready and straw, hoppy, grassy floral and herbal. Taste is sweet and bitter, Light almost thin body with average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1244) - DENMARK - OCT 14, 2014
Cask@ pivini York. Light yellow. Slight haze. Fine one finger. Citrus. Fine bitter mouthfeel. Super fresh. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (303) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 8, 2014
At Macche (Rome/Italy) pump draught. Pours pale yellow, hazy with an enormous white head. Nose: citrus, light malts. Mouth is basically lemon, sweet notes and bitter end. Nice one to consume a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (939) - SPAIN - OCT 7, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color dorado claro. Sabor a malta, lupulo, resinoso, suave, ligeramente afrutado.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (252) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle from Tallinna Kaubamaja (€ 3,00) in Oct 2014. Bottled in Apr 2014. Pours a translucent pale orange with a white top (retains and laces nicely). The aroma is juicy, piney and grapefruity bittersweet. The one I’m having lacks freshness due to the bottling date, and has acquired a not pleasant pungent note - I remember it being better the other times I’ve had it. Taste is at first modestly sweet, then the nice hop bitterness takes over, leaving a lingering grapefruit seed finish. Excellent balance between bitter and sweet. Body light to medium (not at all watery), carbonation soft. For a mere 3,6% this beer is impressive - it’s definitely among my favourite lighter pale ales we have around here. Love it!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (190) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle@ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours clear golden with small white head. Aroma is fruity, lemon and honey. Taste is medium bitter, grapefruit,malty. Medium body. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
themightyjag (200) - - SEP 16, 2014
330ml bottle from The Beerhive. Big frothy white nose settles quickly, a little lacing. Hazy golden body. Sweet nose, honey and lemon. Flavour is sweet fruit, more honey, bitter grapefruit finish. Good lingering bitterness on the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is good, medium carbonation and good bit of body, fills the mouth well. Really well balanced and easy to drink. Tons of flavour and low abv, a superb session beer.


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