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Dark Star American Pale Ale

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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: American Pale Ale
Horsham, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
The yeast strain used for the brewing of the pale, dry American Ales is specially imported from the USA, along with Cascade and Centennial hops, to produce this pale ale. The low colour Maris Otter malt provides a perfect light colour and dryness to complement the crisp taste and full aroma of the hops.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
7stern (471) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2015
Draught at Akkurat. Pale golden with thin head. Raisin aroma. Fruit and grapefruit taste. More towards a bitter, refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (520) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. A clear golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon peel, some pine, some peach, subtle honey and floral, grassy hops. Taste of lemon, peach, grapefruit, lots of floral, grassy hops, subtle resin and some sweet honey. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A dry, citrus hop bitterness in the finish. This is a beer I can drink all night. Well balanced and a great hoppy character. A good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (6483) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2015
On tap at the Piccadilly tap. thick white head. Clear golden pour. Nice bitterness. Very easy drinking. Good work.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (663) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2015
on tap at tap east an ok beer pale in colour floral aroma with a refreshing feel on the taste slight bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2092) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - APR 21, 2015
Served in the Wenlock Arms by Keith Richards slightly younger brother. Pours a clear golden yellow with an off white head. The smell is earthy malt, dank. some citrus. The taste is citrus, some dankness, crisp and clean with slight bitterness. Light in body with fine elegant carbonation. A pleasant pint!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1703) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Cask Kings Head Carlisle. Sweet fryits aroma, flavours of peach and melon. Soft and delicate on the tongue, jammy and full flavoured. Deceptively drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (877) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2015
A few pints at the Schooner Gateshead. Slightly hazy gold, with a thin, enduring white head. Familiar aromas to the style of citrus, and tropical fruit. Grapefruit flavour, more fruit: sharp, juicy and pleasingly dry in the finish. Rather delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (606) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Cask at The Great Western, Wolvo. Poured an pale amber with white froth head that remaining to the end. Aroma of light citrus fruits and pine needles, Hints of lemon lime, citrus, pine and a fresh crisp hoppy finish. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1699) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Handpump at pullman, helsinki. Little hazy golden color, small white head. Wonderful aroma is fruits, hops, leafs and some malts. Low carb, big hops at the end, fruity and crispy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1321) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Half pint - on tap at Dorking beer fest. Pours a light pale yellow with thin soapy white head. aroma is weak citrus and hops mixed with bread and yeast. nice zesty fruit and hops in the taste. crisp dry finish.


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