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Dark Star Hophead

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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Horsham, England

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unknown

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Light, hoppy, refreshing bitter.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (174) - - APR 19, 2014
Very hoppy aroma. Light honey colour. Very pungent taste. Strong on the tongue. American style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonnyConga (52) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Smells nicely hoppy. A little cloudy (tasted at Eden beer festival). Hoppy up front. Nicely bitter after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2014
Cask @ Harp (Greater London). Clear golden with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is hoppy with grapefruits/citrus, mineral notes and light herbal presence. Taste is the same as aroma with a little more grassy notes and a light but sticky herbal bitter finish. Light body. Low carbonation. Sticky. Nice earthy blond ale. Drinkable and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gmonroe10 (224) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2014
Draft at Good Companions, Brighton. Pale gold, large mug, nose all hops. Great balance bitter and flowery hops, mouthfeel low carbonation but fantastic flavor. Loved it. Fit the mood - sunshine, sunday roast, great bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (1414) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Cask@post office vaults, Birmingham. Golden beer with small frothy head and some lacing. Aroma of tropical fruits and citrus hops. Taste is tropical fruits, citrus hops and a little spice. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (1523) - FINLAND - FEB 11, 2014
On cask @ blackdoor. Yellow colour. Pale malts, fruity grapefruity hops. Well bittered, light but not watery. Pretty nice thirst quencher . This one did have a bunch of eggy sulphur on it, but otherwise a nice smooth light tasty brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (126) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Appearance- light and hazy, golden with a small head. Aroma- big hops, zesty, fruity. Taste- some carbonation here, all about the hop bitterness, a bit of tangy lemon/orangey. A nice ale overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (425) - Genova, ITALY - JAN 19, 2014
Pompa @ Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà. Chiara un pelo torbida con bellissima schiuma. Carbonazione a zero, amara e beverina, mantiene quello che promette al naso!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (621) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
Cask in the Prince of Wales, Farnborough. Pale golden coloured with a frothy white head. Sweet at first before a bitter tropical fruit finish with grapefruit and pineapple. A refreshing and sessionable brew. Just a little thin perhaps.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tomy63 (173) - Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE - DEC 21, 2013
Pale ale à l’anglaise, sèche, citronné, très aromatique pour seulement 3,8%. Goûtée au fût.


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