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

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, - MAY 14, 2013

Bottle 500ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ Trade by madmitch76 ]. Clear medium yellow colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, flowers, citrus, elderflowers. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, grass, hoppy, dry, flowers, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130420]


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (942) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2016
Golden color, white head. Peach nose, grapefruit, orange, grass, hint of cat urine. Grapefruit taste, resin, peach, light malty, moderate bitterness. Medium to light body, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4546) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 16, 2016
On bottle from Gulating, Lørenskog. Golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; hops, fruity & citrus in great harmony. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness and balance. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2477) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2016
Bottle, pours a hazy yellow/gold with a white cap. The smell is lightly toasted grain, citrus, floral. The taste is as it smells, some grapefruit, crisp and dry at the end. Light in body with slightly course carbonation structure. Pretty nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (1447) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2016
33cl bottle at home from thebeershop-online.com. Nose is malty, pilsner lagerish. Body is opalescent yellow golden, head is big, white, rocky, fully lasting, excellent lacing. Aroma is fruity, strange spices, light bacon, whiff of smoke. Medium sweet, light bitter. Finish is medium lasting hoppy medium bitter. Light to medium body, slick texture, average carbonation. Easy, refreshing, interesting aroma, strange flavor combination which is not easy to describe, great one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (2030) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAR 9, 2016
Cervesa suau on es convinen els tocs citrics i a galeta. Cerveza suave donde se combinan los toques cítricos y a galleta.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Inbreak (3869) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2016
05.03.2016, 0,33l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry floral, weeds, hay, grain, flowers, wet leafs, old lawn, sap. Taste is dry floral, weeds, minerals, bark, hay, harsh grain, paper, medicine. Medium to longlasting, dry medical mouthfeel. Boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (2340) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
BB 12-02-2016. Geel goud ondoorzichtig bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, tropisch, mango, ananas. Smaakt fruitig, tropisch, ananas.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2465) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2016
Heldere gouden kleur en een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig citrus orange. Smaakt bitter, fruitig, snoep. Beetje zoetig, veel koolzuur. Bittere afdronk.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (639) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, hops, fruit and citrus.

Appearance:
Hazy yellow/golden beer with a medium white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts and fruit; ends slightly bitter with hops and citrus.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1481) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
Keg @ Man in the Moon, Stockholm. Hazy golden, firm white head, good lacing. Hoppy citrus nose. Malty bready taste with fresh citrus, lemon, zest and orange.


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