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

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34188) - 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]


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19192) - 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 (2793) - 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 (3017) - 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 (3578) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oops (200) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2014
Hazy pale yellow with a small white head which disappears almost instantly. In aroma - hops, grass, hay, citrus, fruits. Nice bitterness in taste. Nice light pale ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Peter_L (586) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Tap@Man in the Moon. Grumlad bärnstensfärgad vätska med två fingrar högt skum. Blommig, gräsig doft. Neutral beska med medelfyllig munkänsla.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (5919) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
On tap at Buxton Tap House, pours a hazy golden yellow with a small white head. Nose is on the fruitier side, with floral notes and almost a Belgian-esque yeast component. Flavour is lighter, with floral notes, light fruitiness, and a dry, astringent hoppy finish. Well-balanced, but I prefer the Moor Top. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10047) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2014
Draught at Man In The Moon, Stockholm. Clear pale golden beer with a nice lasting white head. Hoppy floral aroma, grassy, hay, herbal notes, citrus, some pinecones. Hoppy pine flavor, grassy, hay, citrus, some floral notes. Solid beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
plaugher (157) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
12oz bottle into an English pint. Pours a clear golden with a sparse white peripheral head. Big time floral hops and citrus on the nose, with a more muted variety flavour-wise. Light bodied, easy drinking. Light bitter finish. Probably will be a good balcony session ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
orso_versilia (3) - Viareggio, ITALY - JUN 21, 2014 does not count
equilibrata, discretamente luppolata, leggermente citrica, una birra onesta che lascia soddisfatti ma non stupisce, non rimane impressa nella memoria


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