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

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Light, hoppy, refreshing bitter.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2145) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 6, 2014
Keg @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo.04-06-2014.
In short: a fresh herbal ale.
Pours clear golden with frothy white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Malty, yeasty, herbal aromas. Light body, average carbonation, slightly crispy texture. Taste is herbal, mild bitter, some dry. Smooth and enjoybale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2426) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2014
0,5l in cask @ St. Urho’s Pub. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is malts with plenty of fruits and a hoppy finish. Well balanced and refreshing. Good summer beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2249) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
Keg at Oliver Twist. Nice drinkable brew with a light solid malt base and a balanced fresh hoppyness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (882) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at JDW. Light amber shade with a white head. Not as hoppy as I expected but does have some nice tangerine and passion fruit characteristics. Smooth caramel underpinning. Refreshing drop but doesn’t stand out as much compared to the other Dark Stars I’ve tried.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rossm (1) - SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
Cask at a Wetherspoons. Nice bitterness to finish. Head dies down quickly. Not much on the nose. Light summer evening pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1700) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2014
Cask. Light hazy yellow with a small white head. Pretty crisp and hoppy with notes of grass, citrus, forest, golden bread crust, straw. Medium body, oily texture, near flat carbonation, light/medium sweet and medium bitter. Dry hoppy finish. Refreshing and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pricey290483 (444) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
really easy drinker very refreshing good amount of hopps a really well rounded beer

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (349) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 10, 2014
At May.B Rome. Pours clear yellow with a huge foamy head. Nose of flowers, grass and lemon. Mouth: session beer. Extremely refreshing and bitter: bread malts, bitter notes and citrus. Excellent golden Ale! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1135) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
At BBF. Golden colour with white head. Malt, honey aroma, also some hops. Malty, hoppy taste, also honey, bitter and sweet. Light body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MissPxx (517) - - APR 19, 2014
Very hoppy aroma. Light honey colour. Very pungent taste. Strong on the tongue. American style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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