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


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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Filtered and carbonated bottle.
Sunburst is brewed using floor malted Maris Otter barley and a blend of Cascade, styrian and Challenger hops. The result is a refreshing crisp beer of considerable depth with a fine hoppy aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (15383) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle at home in London - sourced from an online shop. Pours mostly clear gold with a creamy white head. The nosr has some aged hay, biscuits, lemon. Light-medium sweet flavor with low bitterness, some ripe, lightly dried citrus fruits, a bit of hay, grains. Light bodied with ine to average carbonation. Some further grainy pale malts to finish, biscuits, rindy lemon. Perhaps not super fresh but still OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AulusAgerius (5) - - AUG 26, 2014 does not count
Nice head and limpid appearance, grapefruit aroma with a far orange note, the taste reminds a lot some less strong stout/porter beers, hop and alcohol, bitter palate escalating quickly. Neither bad not good in my opinion, but enjoyable if you aren?t looking for elaborate tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2635) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Very fruity golden ale with notes of peach, elderflowers and orange. Maybe a litte bit too sweet. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (6927) - ITALY - JUL 21, 2014
buona schiuma piuttosto persistente buon aroma luppolato lieve agrumatp terroso discreto nota maltata un tocco mieloso discreto amaro

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radiomgb (2560) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
500ml bottle from the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario. Golden yellow in colour with a thin but lasting white head, very light lacing. The aroma is of grass, citrus and caramel. Flavour is grassy, some citrus, lemons and light grapefruit, some light caramel. Lightly bitter and dry mouthfeel, light body, moderate carbonation. Finishes fairly quick, dry, citrusy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2301) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Pours a dark orange colour with a thin white head, very fruity aroma hint of orange, taste is light with some sweetness with a dry fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 18, 2014
500 ml bottle from Redmonds. Really clear, quite pale gold with a white head which doesn’t last. Grain in the aroma, some toffee and a yeasty note. Flavour is light and dry, finishes with some toffee sweetness. A touch watery maybe. Light carbonation, light mouthfeel. Nice enough session beer but there are more flavoursome beers work a lower ABV

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear gold, thick white head. Aromas of hay and citrus. Orange bitter taste, light sweetness. Medium body & carbonation. Lingers a bit too long to be refreshing for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (2389) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle from Booth’s in Ripon. Pours amber with a white head. Some really good citrus itter hop flavours in this - lemon and marmalade. Not a complex beer but tasty, refreshing and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1694) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle. Large white head. Fizzy gold body. Nose is grapefruit, citrus and dough. Tropical fruit. Some caramel. Some stewed hops. Spice. Tannic. Tangy with some bitterness. Dry finish.

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