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

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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (154) - - JUN 26, 2015
4.1%ABV. Blond Ale. Tapped out at 6ºSRM. Light gold and slightly hazy. Looked inviting when it formed a lightly opaque frost on the glass. No head out of the tap with some large foamy bubbles in a thin white head. Nose was bold and abrasively full of pine, yellow grapefruit and citrus. Mouthfeel was full of aggressive carbonation layered nicely over a big-boned skeleton of good quality pale malts. Bitter hop balanced with not just any hops, but Buxton axe edge bitter hops. Nice....but not enough to make the favorites list. Good Job, Buxton!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
graham_murphy (420) - - JUN 9, 2015
Not bad. Lightly bitter, medium bodied and a little carbonated. Grassy, piney, citrusy aroma from the hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6510) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2015
[Draught at In de Wildeman, Amsterdam, May 16] 10th rating of my Paris/Amsterdam trip. Pours a cloudy pale gold with an average size semi-lasting frothy white head. Good amount of lacing. Aroma of citrusy, fruity hops along with bready malt, paper and light vegetal notes. Flavour is bready, hoppy and papery and is a bit harsh/astringent Average bitter finish. Average bodied. Just O.K.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (1264) - SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Light golden / Dorado claro. T/S: Hops, citrusy / Lupulo, citrico.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
Draught at Man In The Moon, Stockholm. Clear pale golden beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy, grassy,floral aroma. Hoppy, grassy, citrus, piney flavour. Nice one :-)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
procraste (148) - 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 !

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brew_Cat (18) - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtu71 (261) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (125) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Psytron (1546) - 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.


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