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

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


gwoodin's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - SEP 8, 2012
A very pleasant drink. Grapefruit and orange, with a honey aftertaste. A summery drink as per description.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
99smithsamuel (74) - - MAY 13, 2015
500ml bottle from ales by mail. Clear, pale-golden pour with a small frothy white head. Slight caramel and fruity aromas. Definite grapefruit flavour with some hoppy dryness and subtle sweetness. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6619) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2015
500ml bottle from Gouwen Aar. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Nice subtle bitterness. Some biscuit. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (1510) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 6, 2015
Pours almost clear golden color, topped with a nice white frothy head. Mild fruity aroma, some flowery notes and a hint of elderflower. Taste is slightly sweet with some grassy hops to it, very mild bitterness in the finish and a bit watery. Drinkable, not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (12736) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle at home, from Beer Merchants, 14/06/15. Clear golden with a decent off white covering that retains well. Nose is crisp citrus, melon, straw, light caramel, touch of bread. Taste comprises carmel, orange peel, bread, melon, light vanilla. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, grassy hop bitterness in the close. Ok golden blonde.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1201) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Clear medium golden, small frothy white head, disappears quickly, good lacing; hoppy nose, lemon, caramel notes, bread, hay, bit of baserment; taste light medium bitter and light sweet, fruity citrus notes; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, dry bitter aftertaste, some fruitiness; overall refreshing, very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (955) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
Small white head, golden copper colour, hops malts caramel, medium carbonation medium bitter pine tree caramel taste thick body

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4922) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear, orangey, deep golden colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Floral hoppy aroma, slightly perfumed, herbal, a fruity touch of gooseberry, biscuity malty basis. Taste is slightly sweet, biscuity malty, mildly bitter hoppy overtones, minimally herbal, floral and mineral, a touch of lemon and gooseberry. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (14006) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pecksheeh (20) - IRELAND - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle on hols. Golden color with white head. Flowery aromas with fruit coming through - slight citrus. Enjoyed as easy drinking.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrunoSanchez (185) - Fermo, ITALY - MAY 6, 2015
Golden ale di stampo inglese. Colore oro con scarsa schiuma bianca. Al naso fruttata e floreale. In bocca corpo medio. Bilanciata bene. Sapore troppo fruttato a mio parere. Lungo finale nel palato.


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