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


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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
christhoel (287) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Lots of citrus in the nose and taste and a nice hop finish. I prefer this slightly to the Moor Top probably because of the Citra hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (992) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 18, 2015
330 ml bottle from beer central, Sheffield. Pours hazy golden with white head. Smell is citrus, fruit and floral hoppy. Taste is very light grain with hoppy pine, floral, citrus, zest and grapefruit. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation. A very good session beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DomD (149) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Poured from bottle. Strong citrus hops aroma with a bit of grass in the background. Pours a cloudy pale with significant white head. Has a medium bitter taste. Light bodied, oily texture, and a bitter finish. A decent golden ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lobs_ols (340) - LATVIA - JAN 24, 2015
Clear light gold, strong white head. Very clear Citra nose. Medium body, bit bitter, balanced. Finishes bitter and refreshing. Nice summery beer, though Citra seems a bit overused nowadays.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (8245) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 16, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 29/02/15. From saveur-biere.com.
Cloudy champagne colour with a tiny white head. Very nice fruity and floral hoppy aroma with mild NZ twist, mild bitterness and some dry maltiness. Yummy! The flavour is floral, piney and citric hops, moderate bitterness and malt. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2570) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle at Drygate. Ultra grassy, hoppy. Taste is good, citra hops, bit earthy, decent bitterness, very easy drinkng.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8911) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2015
Draught @ Gastropuben KICK Malt & Mat, Kristiansand
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, orange and grape. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long fruity finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer4000 (4978) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2015
On tap @ Kick. Clear golden body with a small, lacing white head. Nice and fruity aroma, peaches, apricot, grapefruit and orange peel. Flavor is light malty, citric fruit and surprisingly good bitterness. Rather thin body, that actually feels right in this case with a good, long lasting fruity bitter aftertaste. Nothing complex, but a very nice session beer I probably could have anytime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2064) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
Pours a light gold colour with a thin white head, grapefruit in the aroma, taste is light and fruity with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7308) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2014
33 cl bottle.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Mild hops on the nose, grassy and herbal, subtle lemon notes too. Citric fruits, faint yeast, grassy hops and gooseberries on the flavor. Refreshing and fruity, decent.

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