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


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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
NOTE: The recipe for this beer changed significantly in 2011.

A light, refreshing, hoppy pale ale. A showcase for the incredibly aromatic North American hop – Citra. It has a lovely citrus aroma, with juicy fruit flavours in the mouth. Medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1224) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
Keg @ Man in the Moon, Stockholm. Hazy golden, firm white head, good lacing. Hoppy citrus nose. Malty bready taste with fresh citrus, lemon, zest and orange.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jpkeskinen (434) - FINLAND - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle. Quite ok. The taste is a bit fruity with some bitterness. Nothing special though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
themightyjag (338) - - JAN 7, 2016
330ml bottle from Eebria. Small white head disappears quickly, good lacing. Slightly hazy golden body. Citrus nose, some pine and straw. Big citrus bitterness on the flavour, good malty backbone, biscuity. Lasting grassy bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium carbonation, good mouthfeel, more body than expected. Really tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2683) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is citrus, some lemon, hay, fresh hops, light malt biscuit, some tropical fruity notes. Flavour is medium bitter. Body is light to medium. A nice easy thirst quencher with a good citrus hoppy character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (3320) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Pale yellow, white lasting, lacing foam head. Light hoppy aroma, nice bitter taste and lasting aftertaste. Citrus notes. (Velp 201601)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4142) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2015
Draught @ BBB. Pours hazy pale golden with a small frothy white head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is fruity and slightly grassy with crackers, grapefruit juice, mango, freshly cut grass, pine needles, minerals and lemon zest. Taste is bitter, fruity and grassy. Mouthfeel is crisp, slightly dry, slightly astringent and light bodied. Finish is bitter with crackers, grapefruit juice, unripe tropical fruits, freshly cut grass, pine needles, minerals and lemon zest. Solid hop profile and very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
phfyysik (187) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 14, 2015
Pours light yellow with big white medium lasting top. Aroma is balanced, some flowers, hops, citrus. Taste is medium bitter, notes of pine, pineapple, pepper, oats. After changes little bit in time - in beginning it is soft and bit unclear, but give it a time. Afterwards you feel some chilli, citrus and bitter hops. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
budedou (662) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - NOV 25, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2015 Pale golden color with a frothy and creamy white head, good retention with good lacing. Aroma has notes of citrus, light maltiness and some hay hints. Flavor is bittery, medium fruitness, mainly lemony notes. Medium bitterness in the final with a dry mouthfeel and some astringency. Citraaaaa!! Huuuuuum!! :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (701) - - NOV 6, 2015
Pours straw like color, clear, with foamy white head. Visually medium carbonation. Hop aroma of citrus, lychee, pine. Intense hop flavor, with citrus, pine like character. Malt sweetness is low, hop bitterness is medium, carbonation is medium, body is light, texture is silky soft.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerNinjaUK (55) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Tasted some time ago - transfer from notebook. 330ml bottle from Honest Brew. Apperance when poured is pale ever so greenish tinged yellow, with a tall rich white chocolate coloured head with big bubbles left with lacing. Aroma of sweet apples, lemon sherbert and elderflower. Tastes more bitter than it smells, with lemon and lime to taste, slight black pepper and coriander. Tasty and refreshing.

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