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


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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2594) - 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 (9448) - 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 (3199) - 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 (1822) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6336) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
500ml brown bottle: BBD end of Oct 2014. Poured into an Abbot Ale glass tankard at home after some gardening on 29th April 2014. Light amber too dull gold in colour, the head a thin white covering and thicker collar. Just what I needed after a little hard labour. Refreshing and thirst quenching with a citrus bite in both the aroma and taste. Not the sort of beer I normally like or buy (it was part of a present) but it did the job nicely today.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2014
Dunkelgolden, leicht mild-weich, schön fruchtig & Ale-aromatisch. Nicht zu tief, aber süffig - frisch! Lecker!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4981) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle. Golden and clear with low carbonation and a small head. Pleasant but not a lot of flavour which makes it quite disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dutchtuga (146) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2013
Average ale. Flavours of citrus, hay and some sweet. Not very special but overall very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
500ml bottle. pours a clear amber with head that lasts. aroma is of dough, straw and hops. lots of hops. nice smooth, full mouth feel. perhaps a little watery and over carbonated for me but over all, a good refreshing ale.

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