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

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RATINGS: 160   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 (19187) - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (241) - ITALY - JUL 8, 2014
33cl bottled on 15/04/14. Very pale yellow, minimal white head that disappears almost immediately. Smells of sweet and tropical fruits. Taste is malts and some tropical fruits again with a good dry bitter finish. Very tasteful for a 3.6 ABV beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkel07 (3016) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from 2013. Light in the mouth with a faint hint of citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (3578) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2014
330ml bottle. Slightly cloudy, yellow-ish golden colour with small, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Citrusy, hoppy aroma, hints of lemon, lime and grapefruit, a herbal touch, biscuity malty basis. Taste is citrusy hoppy, hints of lemon, lime, a herbal touch, some gooseberry, biscuity malty basis, a mineral touch. Nice, refreshing, very drinkable; extremely flavourful for its low abv.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Burgers (239) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Pale lemon yellow, slightly hazy. Thin head quickly fades but doesn’t entirely disappear. Aromas faint tropical fruit and cereal. Taste moderate sweet, bitter and sour. Finish quite bitter. For the gravity excellent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (5919) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
On tap at Buxton Tap House, pours a hazy yellow with a small white head. Nose brings out lots of hay and biscuity malts. Flavour brings out dry floral hops, some hay, and biscuity malt. Quite dry and astringent, with a nice floral component. Very well-balanced, with a slight farmhouse character. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ragnampiza (332) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JUN 26, 2014
330 ml bottle from Birra+ (bottled on 15-04-2014). Pale canary yellow, slightly hazy, with a tiny, non persistent white head. Tropical explosion on the nose: papaya, mango, lots of pineapple, some light melon/white grapes notes, very fruity and hop forward, but in a different way. Some mild earthy presence, almost like wet tea leaves or wood smell. Surprisingly flavourful for such a low ABV beer. Quite high level of bitterness, definitely a solid bready/biscuity malt presence. Fruity, slightly peppery and hoppy as well, but more citrusy than tropical. It feels watery, but it really isn’t. Extremely drinkable tho. Average carbonation, light body, slightly creamy texture. Another great one from Buxton.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewTom (212) - - JUN 5, 2014
A woody (oak), nutty cask ale with plenty of spicy hops to keep you interested. On the dry side with some lemons in the finish. Rated by BrewTom

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (2993) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Nothing crazy about this but a tasty citric pale that goes down damn easy. Bottle was gone in 30 seconds. Super lemony with plenty of straw and zest. Nice

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3679) - GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
(draught) pours a slightly hazy pale golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of heavy cactus juice, tamatos, nettles, pepper and a hint of yeast. flavour is mostly talcum powder, ginger and yeast, with a light sweetness and a herbal-hoppy finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (390) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle from redmonds. Pours cloudy lemon with little or no head. Bread, citrus, floral aroma. Sweet dry biscuit flavour with mild bitterness. High carbonation. Light body and slight watery finish. Light refreshing session beer. Another nice one.


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