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


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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
NOTE: The recipe ofr this beer changted 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1498) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask Kings Head Carlisle. Lovely dusty gold colour, light citrusy lemon aroma, a hint of sulphur, with background biscuit. Beautifully rounded flavour and finish, medum dryness and bitterness, with hay and grass late on. . Great session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Burgers (304) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle from the lovely Jo at Vino. Hazy lemon yellow with billowy white head. Aromas of citrus, hops and cereal. Taste mild sourness with balanced sweet and bitter. Astringent finish. Very good as usual from Buxton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3800) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Keg - Grassy hops and bitterness. Hazy gold with a very rich head. Resinous bitterness at the front, dry and bitter at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (727) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Company, Covent Garden. Slightly orangish yellow. Mostly clear. Lively but small head. Fantastic hop aroma. Mostly grapefruit with a bit of apple and mango. Bitter taste is intense and citrusy. Short finish, medium body. An excellent hoppy ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (20) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 5, 2014
bottle.Aroma of citrus and grass. Taste: the same. Light bitter and light sweet. Summertime beer. Light to medium body. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
elbernays (458) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 3, 2014
Half on cask in craft beer Co. Pale orange. Dusty sweet malts. Light body. Citrus pineapple nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2341) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
330 ml bottle from Premier Wine and Spirits. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with moderate-sized white head. Aroma is citrus fruit, grass and light graininess. Flavour is lemon zest, grassiness, a little minerally character and light grains. Drying finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (626) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 28, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl, couleur blonde mousse présente, effervescence moyenne, une bière avec un nez assez prégnant sur les agrumes, surtout l’orange, en bouche le citra prend le dessus on a donc un fort goût de citron très fort mais très agéable très frais il y a une petite pointe en fin de bouche de coriandre excellent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (606) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Tasted at the Deepings Festival 2014. No full tasting notes as drunk as part of a whole day session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (3937) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Slightly cloudy orange with a small head. Quite lively upon opening. Fruity with hops alongside. Punches well above its weight. This brewery is certainly consistent in producing interesting and drinkable beers.

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