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Brodies / Dark Star Brodstar

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Brewed by Brodies
Style: American Pale Ale
London, England

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2012
RBESG 2011 day 1 at the King William ... There were Cellar problems that weekend and they had lost temperature control on a hot weekend... hazy amber ... yellow ... thin white lacing ... zezty lemon hop nose ... sweet lemon hop ... light lemon peeel ... light oily ... nice soft body

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11280) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
RBESG August 2011, King William IV. Cloudy golden with a small white head. Fruity aroma with peach, kiwi and white wine, Dry and fruity flavour. Quite bitter

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ King William IV, RBESG Weekend, 816 High Road, Leyton, London, England E10 6AE.

Hazy - murky medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, grapefruit, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20110806]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2011
(Cask at Cross Keys, Covent Garden, London, 24 July 2011) Pale golden colour, slightly hazy, with creamy white head. Fruity nose with notes of citrus, grass and grapefruit. Fruity, hoppy taste with grapefruit, grass, biscuity malt and generous amounts of citrussy hops in a fairly bitter finish. Medium body, with a solid malt foundation and a touch of sweetness. Very tasty and nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9624) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 6, 2011
Cask (William IV, RBESG2011 Saturday)
Lovely fruity hoppy aroma. A touch cloudy. Smooth - lots of fruits everywhere. Nice characterful bitter. Good collaboration.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14139) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2011
Cask handpull at William IV during RBESG. Brodstar. Cloudy gold thin white. its ok not much condition. some decent hop but i have to say the condition of the beers is not great. Earthy dry muddy finish. Good hops but rest is a bit dulled 2.9

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11889) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2011
Cask at William IV, London, during RBESG 2011. Pours hazy gold with a light film head. Bit of cat pee and citrus in the nose, some tangerine. Light sweet flavor, more pee and some grapefruit citrus, some grassy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Semi-dry finish, light sugars, lots of grass and pithy citrus. Not too bad!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2011
Cask (handpump) at the King William IV on 24 July 2011. Hazy gold appearance. Thin white head. Citric aroma. Very strong grapefruit on the palate. Touch of mango / lychee tropical fruit too. Tart, firm mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2011
Cask @ King William IV, London. RBESG 2011. Pours cloudy golden with a off white head. Pine, grape and sulfur, apricot and mango - exotic. Smooth and dry.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Cask (RBESG 2011, London) at King William IV. Cloudy yellow - white head. Grassy, ok bitterness, hay, straw, sharpness, zesty, fruity, light bitterness. Could do with some extra hops.


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