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


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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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.

STEVIE_NIX's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
STEVIE_NIX (35) - - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle from cotteridge wines. Perfect example of a light session ale packed full of flavour and attitude. Soft golden ale with lovely citrus fruits and well balanced bitterness. Could drink this all day. Buxton showing how its done again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (473) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 27, 2015
Yellow colored, strong soapy white lasting head. Aroma is malty, grains, citrus, herbal and floral hops. Taste is low to medium sweet malt, quite grainy, medium to strong citrus, herbal and floral hoppy bitterness. Lasting bitter aftertaste. Light bodied, moderate to low carbonation. Nice, easy and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fashawn (459) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 18, 2015
Aroma molto deciso, presente, porta un bel po’ di arancia, anche del pompelmo, magari una suggestione tropicale che ricorda l’ananas, e l’erba appena tagliata. Buona l’intensità, anche una discreta pulizia. In bocca sembra di ritrovare una arancia sia liquida che croccante, che si accompagna ad un leggerissimo imbocco di caramello e toffee, prima di una sferzata decisa che vira sull’amore vegetale. Ritorna un po di pepe nel retrogusto.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (3134) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2015
15.09.2015, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Big slightly fizzy-creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry floral, weeds, hay, leafs, flowers, moss, light malts, hops, minerals, bark. Taste is dry and harsh, bark, weeds, hay, hops, grass, light malts, minerals, medicine. Longlasting bitterness, harsh mouthfeel. Not really my cup of tea...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (5291) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
33cl bottle from Marks & Spencer, Camberley. Pale straw with a tight white head; citrus aroma with some pine resin thrown in for good measure; a big grapefruit taste; and a crisp clean grapefruit finish. Lots of flavour at a low ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4531) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Yellow and slightly hazy. Hoppy with a bitter finish. An amazing amount of flavour and body considering its low strength. Nearly put this one back on the shelf-so glad I did not.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7975) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Clear gold, oily, a bit of bubbles. Grassy, pissy hop nose, NZ I would guess, grapefruit, light malt. Very hoppy flavor, Kiwi all the way. Grapefruit rind and pith, cat piss, astringent herbs and leaves. Interesting. Light honeyed malts in the back. Long, burning hop finish. A bit too much like hop tea, really, but nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (6709) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of citrus, some floral notes, fruitiness and malt. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some pine, floral notes and herbs. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9838) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, pine and orange. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long dry, piney and citrus finish, Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15611) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle. Some lacing left as the white head slowly slides down the glass. Lightly hazy pale golden body. It’s piney and resiny on the nose, with some citrus peel and a little touch of pale malts. There’s a nice bitterness in the flavor, with a little malty touch in the back. Resins, pine cones and citrus zest. Medium body and a nice carbonation. Lasting dry and bitter finish. Very easy drinkable and tasteful this one, sure quenches the thirst. 150808

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerowl80 (29) - - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle. Aromas citrus and pine, a bit of grapefruit. Taste is a little fruit with a long bitter finish. Ok.

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