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

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   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.


STEVIE_NIX's rating

3.8
   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (1171) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2015
330ml bottle, pours hazy peach gold with a small white head. Punchy citrus aroma, notes of apricot and peach, straw and biscuity malt. Light bodied with a thin texture. Finish is long and bitter, and then some. Good flavourable session beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tarmok (184) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 11, 2015
pours clear pale golden. Aroma: fruit, citrus, spruce. Taste: medium bitterness, lightly sour, spruce, citrus. Palate: light body, thin feel, long bitter finish,

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (313) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2015
Cask at The Buxton Brewery Tap House. A clear pale golden colour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is hoppy of citrusy apple and grape plus grassy, herbal hops, also some smokiness. Taste of dry grapefruit, grape, also orange, grassy, herbal hops and slight biscuit. Light bodied but a watery texture. A dry, grapefruit bitterness in the finish. Smelled promising, but dry, bitter, thin and quite astringent after a while

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (2971) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2015
(Buxton Moor Top) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 3.6% Mostly clear body, golden yellow in colour, with two fingers of thick, white head sitting on top. Aroma has citrusy hops, floral notes. Taste of malts, grass, citrus, a bit of pine, some tropical fruits on the finish. Quite bitter, nice. Medium thin body, nicely carbonated. Tasty, sessionable beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tsekouratos (451) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - MAR 25, 2015
330 ml from Beer-shop.gr, Athens Greece. Golden yellow color, clear, with a thin white head. Nose is mildly sweet with malts and grains. Taste is malty and floral, with some herbal notes. Like a pilsner with some hops. Aftertaste is light and mildly bittersweet. Light body with low carbonation. Not a good Buxton beer.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (359) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2015
Pint on tap at Euston Tap. Unusual nose, sweet malt plus ?. Flat golden beer with thin lasting head. Strong chalky bitter taste followed by even more bitterness. Finish is piney and........bitter. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3284) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2015
33cl bottle from SIP veini- ja õllepood, Tallinn. Pours clear golden with a moderate and bubbely white head. Fruity aroma dominated by citrus with notes of sour berries, pale malt and hints of herbs. Moderate sweet and quite flavourful for a low ABV beer. Finishes with a nice bitterness. Tasty and sessionable.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nordic (134) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle @ De Tolly, Tartu. Very interesting aroma and taste. Hoppy with grapefruit notes. Best golden ale I tasted so far.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2037) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle conditioned. Pours a dark orange colour with a thin white head, aroma is all citrus, taste is bitter with citrus fruits with a dry fruity finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (704) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle - super pale yellow with a small bubbly crisp white head. aroma of bubblegum, apple, wheat and hay. Taste of malts, hay, a little caramel and some dust. Light body, medium carbonation.


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