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

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RATINGS: 139   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30753) - Copenhagen O, - MAY 9, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and light citrusy. Smooth fruity, light grainy. Smooth fruity and citrusy. Light grapefruity and light citrusy. Vague grassy finish.


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 (3880) - 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 (343) - 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 (19229) - 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 (2909) - 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 (3117) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from 2013. Mildly bitter with a decent hit of hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3633) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2014
330ml bottle. Slightly cloudy golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white hed. Intense, citric, citrusy Citra aroma, notes of lemon, tangerine, orange, orange zest, biscuity malty background. Taste is mildly bitter hoppy, citrusy, some lemon, orange, lemon zest, subtle biscuity malt sweetness; slightly mineral, chalky, and husky finish. Superb summer ale, slurped away in a jiffy.


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