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

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RATINGS: 173   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.


omhper's rating

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19435) - Tyresö, - AUG 3, 2012
Cask at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Hazy golden. Aroma of kiwi fruits and mango. Mid dry with light body and soft, firm mouthfeel. Lovely elegant light malt profile that hides under a wealth of tropical fruit hops. Long bitter finish. Hugely drinkable hoppy light ale.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (87) - 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 (191) - - 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.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1732) - WALES - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle from Eebria. Very pale golden yellow, translucent, slightly sparkling, small ring of white head. Aroma is very light jasmine, slight metal. Body is light, pretty spritzy, slightly foamy. Taste is malty, lager-like, enduring saaz-ish bitterness is quite nice, but it’s not living up to the bill as an APA. Too watery. Very average.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1015) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 5, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Golden colour with white head. Fruity, herbal and earthy aroma. Fruity, herbal, resinous and bitter taste, very hoppy. Light body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (720) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle 33cl (brown label). Clear pale golden color, small foamy white head, stays for a while, fair lacing; strong citrus nose, grapefruit, lemon; fresh bitttersweet taste (more bitter than sweet); light to medium body, never watery, soft carbonation; crisp light bitter finish. Good balance, you don’t notice the low ABV. Really good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5259) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of citrus with big grape notes. Flavour is light sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Really good for the ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3377) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2014
Poured a hazy light amber with an off white head. Aroma of moderately sweet citrus and soft malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1043) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - AUG 17, 2014
Pineapple and grape fruit and a fizzy dirty base. Sandy colour with a small head and low carbonation. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1198) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Keg in Tapped Leeds. Straw coloured with a little white head. Good, bitter and citrusy. A very good beer for the ABV.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fairwater (134) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Cask @Greyfriar. Pale, clear, gold. Piney. In a lavatory block sense, but not really unpleasantly. Bit thin, bitterness that lingers, then departs. I would order it again, but not here, today, when Sound Wave is available.


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