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


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RATINGS: 208   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34392) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
procraste (115) - FRANCE - MAY 26, 2015
Nez discret / Robe trouble mais trés claire aussi. Sympathique bière très direct et humble ... J’en veux aussi pour les festivals rock de cet été !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brew_Cat (14) - Athens, GREECE - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle @Pulp Pub. Pours small creamy white head, light to medium body, good lacing, slightly cloudy particles. Light yellow-golden color. Refreshing aromas of citrus, grapefruit, lemon, flowers. Grain and straw malts, distinctive hoppiness,dry- bitter finish. Thin texture, average carbonation, slightly sweet and moderately bitter. One very fine example of Golden Ale from Buxton Brewery. I enjoyed every sip!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtu71 (227) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Small long-lasting white head. Misty golden. Lemon and mango, malts, fresh hops and herbs. Small aroma. Refreshing and enjoyable. Dry and moderate bitterness.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (95) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Cask at Buxton Tap House... Pale golden beer with white head. Citrus aromas... Citrus flavours along with creamy malts, good bitterness... Nothing amazing, but a good solid bitter/pale ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Psytron (1531) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 13, 2015
Mild smell of hops. Pale golden colour, foamy white head. Aroma of hops, grass nvery flat carbon. Mediunm body. Medium bitter. Rather nedium in all areas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2590) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 12, 2015
Pale golden color with a frothy and creamy white head, good retention with good lacing. Aroma has notes of citrus, light maltiness and some hay hints. Flavor is bittery, medium fruitness, mainly lemony notes. Medium bitterness in the final with a dry mouthfeel and some astringency.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4980) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Extremely easy drinking. Big taste points for being so drinkable without sacrificing aroma completely. Light lime with God barley crispness. Light bitter finish. Tap at Churchkey.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2803) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from cotteridge wines. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus and pale malts. Taste is pale malts, citrus and bitter pine resin. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2993) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Cask at the Magpie. Dark gold with a clingy head and a very very faint haze. Bright floral and citrus nose, Fruity and citrus on the palate, and extremely bitter, with an almost harsh finish. Needs a sparkler perhaps?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1287) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy light yellow with large pillowy white head. Aroma is citrus, fresh hops and a little straw. Great fruity hoppy taste with a dry, zingy finish.

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