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Dark Star Seville

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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Horsham, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
August will see us brew our first ever fruit beer – Seville. The beer is created using a complex recipe using malted wheat in addition to Maris Otter barley malt and the new hop, El Dorado. The beer will give you a hint of Spanish bitter oranges.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3015) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Backlog rating. Cask at CPK, London. It pours a pale amber color with a medium white head. Aroma is fresh, juicy oranges with some hints of apricots, grass and citrus. Taste is again fresh tangerine juice with lemon peel, grass and hay. Clean tangerine lightly bitter finish. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, really tasty, well balanced and the fruit here works and adds value to the whole brew

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a creamy white head. Aroma is fruity and toasted malty. Bitter, fruity and toasted malty. Bitter and fruity finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (3563) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Pours golden amber, sweet citrus, orange, dry and bitter, very fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2014
(Cask at Craft Beer Clerkenwell, London, 8 Apr 2014) Amber colour with foamy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with citrus, Seville orange and fresh citric hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of orange, mandarin, apricots and a generous, fresh, citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Lots of citrus with a fresh citrus peel bitterness. Nice one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12998) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 19, 2014
Cask at Pullmand, Hki. Clear amber color, tiny white head. Aroma of grandma’s red currant juice. Light-bodied. Earthy, berryish flavor. Quite thin but somewhat pleasant one time beer. Some leafy hoppyness in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7690) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Cask at Craft Clerkenwell, Saturday 19th April 2014 Pours light amber with sticky white head. This is orangey and it does have a nice fruity orangey bite but overall I am a tad underwhelmed. A little furry bitterness its ok. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4794) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
(Cask at Kitty’s, 20140405) The beer poured amber and clear. Its head was small, dense and white. Aroma had grass, citricness and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, herbalness, citricness, caramel and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and bitter. A somewhat weird brew but still rather drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (4244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2014
Cask at Thomson’s. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas aren’t as orangey as I’d hoped, but there are citrus and fruity hops in there. Taste has a good bitterness, some caramel. A decent bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
Cask (Bridge Tavern, Newcastle) - Gold/amber in colour. Marmalade, dried apricot and orange peel in the aroma. Fruity, zesty and tangy taste with notes of dried apricot, aniseed and marmalade.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2014
Cask at cloisters... Golden amber... Small white head... Soft sweet oily orange nose.. Big juicy fruits.. Massive orange fruit... Massive soft fruits... Ligt bitter orange... Juicy fruits... Zezty cracking


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