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

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RATINGS: 207   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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
atrox (370) - Kraków, POLAND - SEP 19, 2013
One of the best beers that I have been drunk. Aroma of fruits and grass. Fruits are in taste too. Also some caramel, floral and herbs. Lightly carbonated.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beersiveknown (3715) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 31, 2011
Not sure why this was retired... lovely fresh mango aroma with perhaps a hint of cat urine which thankfully doesn’t cross into the taste with is pure mango sorbet with a hint of lime. Sweet finish to this golden beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
miq_q (1) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2013 does not count
Buxton SPA. Bottle from Matilda Restaurant in Sant Cugat dels Vallčs, Barcelona. Soft, fresh, tasty and pleasant bitterness, excellent beer.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3414) - Radom, POLAND - APR 29, 2014
Dobre tresciwe i przede wszystkim pieknie wygladajace. Z wielka biala i trwala piana, spora i maxymalna metnoscia. Kolor jasny. Smak tresciwy aromatyczny i chmielny. Bardzo dobre zlociste Ale. Pierwsza klasa.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rangi (632) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 28, 2014
Big bit of spicy citrus from the aroma up front, flavour is full of grapefruit and more citrus. Clean sharp bitter flavours. A really nice ale this. Reminds me a lot of the stone and wood just for the flavour punch.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tamaritelmago (15) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2013
en aroma lupulo y mas lupulo. muy cítrica (será por eso que el lupulo usado se llama Citra...). en sabor muy lupulada (otra vez) amarga y seca, lo que unido a su poco cuerpo la convierte en una cerveza de sesión excelente.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
obe83 (75) - Livorno, ITALY - NOV 26, 2014
Esaltazione del luppolo!!! Birra di una freschezza, leggerezza e facilitŕ di beva fuori dal comune che la annovera tra le SESSION di alto livello!!! L’unico difetto lo denotiamo sull’analisi visiva visto che il colore giallo arancio non č sovrastato da nessuna schiuma. Al naso sentori erbacei ed agrumati si ritrovano anche in bocca, perfettamente bilanciato con il finale amaro. Buonissima!!!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tania_nexust (230) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Draught cask at Craft Beer Co Cov Garden. Really great condition cask pour. Bright golden colour. Gentle citrus hop aromas, nice clean crisp finish - everything a good sessionable cask ale should be (IMHO!)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13525) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2012
Cask at CBC, London. Thanks Tom. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a white foam head. Nice hop nose, some straw, hay and grass. Light to medium sweet flavor, good hop balance, straw and hay, light citrus. Light in body with fine carbonation. Great condition. Clean finish with great balance all the way, good grassy bitterness, some hay, light biscuity sweetness. So smooth to drink. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
harrisoni (14842) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2013
Cask handpull at Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell. Pale gold lasting white head. Good condition. Just a remarkable cask golden ale .Very good condition is spectacular. Very bitter. Beer of the day.


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