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

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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 Ė Citra. It has a lovely citrus aroma, with juicy fruit flavours in the mouth. Medium bitterness.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2881) - Ayr, - FEB 6, 2013
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear yellow, medium white head, fruity citrus aroma, good lacing, initial sweetness then dominated by a bitter citrus hop finish


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (155) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 28, 2014
33 cl bottle from a Selver in Tallinn (Ä 2,89). Pours a very hazy, pale golden with a small, off-white head and some lacing. Nose is a display of Citra, itís succulent, citrusy, fresh and warming, but... terribly weak - and I mean all the times Iíve had this... Taste is better with considerable bitterness and some sweetness to balance it, itís citrusy and fruity, fresh and juicy. Body and carbonation medium, palate and finish somewhat dry. Itís very much ok - save the nose - but I definitely prefer Buxtonís Moor Top to this.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeKeller (879) - Kemi, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Draught @ Lortica, Bologna. Clear yellow beer with a thick white head. A strongly hopped, fuity golden ale with a quite light body. Very refreshing and enjoyable!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (4718) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
On tap at Man in the Moon, Stockholm. Golden with a white head. Soft and easy to drink with citrus, hay, bread, wheat and some "soap". The bitterness was light.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hens (530) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - SEP 20, 2014
0.33L bottle. Golden color, hazy. Small top. Light yeast, lime aroma. Sour start, vinegar, raw grapes, grass, wheat, barnyard, light vanilla flavours. Nice bitter finish. Drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SirLimpsalot (2162) - SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2014
@ Man in the moon 14-9-20: helt ok med en lite syrlig touch. Helt ok balans mellan humle och malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikkvoika (14) - ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Golden. Small white head. Citrus aroma. Bityer and dry taste. Overall not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (1199) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle from the Lionís Den in Yarm. Pours golden with a white head that diminishes quite quickly to a light layer of froth. Starts juicy with citrus before a fairly bitter finish with some quite soapy notes. After a while the soapiness seems to fade and it improves with more citrus coming through.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1732) - WALES - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle from Eebria. Golden orange, slightly sparkling, hazy, small white head. Aroma is light lemon, maybe a touch of vinegar. Body is medium, spritzy, slightly foamy. Taste is light and watery up front, some thin citrus, late caramel sweetness with a musty bitterness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (310) - ITALY - SEP 10, 2014
Draught @Cerveseria Jazz Barcelona. Clear golden, thick foamy white head. Smells of sweet and tropical fruits, taste is similar with a light final vegetal note. Dry finish, very refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1015) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 9, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Golden colour with white head. Fruity, tropical fruits aroma. Tropical fruits and bitter taste, slightly resinous. Medium body.


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