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

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RATINGS: 140   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7948) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - OCT 10, 2012
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico - 10/10/12. Clear pale golden with a decent frothy white head. Thin nose with pale malts, muted hops and light fruit tones apple being evident. Tastes of light hops, orchard fruit, a little caramel and hints of pine. Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a smooth finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2301) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (581) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (566) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (3890) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
2014-07-10. Lightly hazy dark yellow body small white head. Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, grassy lemon notes. Flavour is similar, grassy lemon over pale malt base. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. On tap at BrewDog, Edinburgh

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ragnampiza (349) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JUL 18, 2014
330 ml bottle from Birra+ (bottled on 12-05-2014). Rich golden yellow, quite clear, with a nice, creamy and persistent bright white head. Delicate but powerful nose, plenty of tropical and citrus notes (blood orange, mandarine, papaya and mango, light white graes), some white bread/biscuits presence, very hoppy and slightly piney overall. Pretty high level of bitterness, some light malt/resin astringency upfront, but definitely juicy and dank taste. Citrus, pine needles, just a hint of nuts. Perfect level of dryness, way too easy to drink, rather refreshing. Average carbonation, medium body, creamy texture. Very, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewgrav (10) - - JUL 18, 2014
Bouteille 330 ml Jolie couleur or Nez florale avec un gout résineuse Note de fruit léger avec un goût un peut citronnée Fine bulle agreable

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19237) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Bottled at Ölkiosken Mosebacke. Clear pale golden, brief head. Citrus and bread upfront. Mid dry with light-medium body and crisp, rounded mouthfeel. Tangerines and bread. Resinous piney bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2928) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours hazy pale gold, thin white head. Light grapefruit aromas, light biscuit malt. Taste is more grapefruit bitter, light sweet. Light body, thin finish. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3142) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from 2013. Mildly bitter with a decent hit of hops.


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