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Dark Star Sunburst (Cask)

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

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Spring and Summer. Also available filtered in 500ml bottles.
Ingredients: Maris Otter malt; Cascade, Challenger and Styrian hops.
"A classic golden summer ale."


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (2775) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2015
Sample at Akkurat, Stockholm. APPEARANCE: clear darker blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fruity. TASTE: malty, dry

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (3976) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 27, 2015
Cask @Black Door. Clear amber color. Thick white head, stays. Fruity, faint citrus, light hops, bit grainy in aroma. Perfume, faint caramel, grainy, tropical fruits in taste. Medium hoppy bitterness. Perfume in aftertaste. Smooth and mellow (not like my hangover). Nice one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1391) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
Cask from the West End, Ely. Dark orange/gold, reasonable amount of carbonation. Light aroma of fresh oranges with a hint of jasmine. Burst of sweet, bitter and sour citrus in the taste. Settles to a slightly too bitter finish. A notch above your bog standard golden ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5818) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Golden-blonde with a small creamy head. It’s hopped with a light easy-drinking texture.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtu71 (287) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2014
Tap. One finger white head lasts long. Thick lace. Cloudy golden. Shy aroma. Subtle taste. Orange, lemon, some minerals, grass, nice bitterness. Over all: Very smooth and gentle ale.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2263) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Golden good white head lacing. Aroma is citrus grass. Taste is good sweet malts citrus nice bitter finish. Medium body. Tasty.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
tania_nexust (230) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Draught cask at Craft Islington. Light biscuit/bitter aroma, similar flavours. A fairly straight-up, light bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9996) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Cask @ Savannah Cafe Bar, Haywards Heath. Clear golden color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, hops, lightly citrus, nicely bitter. Solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8740) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm, on August 7, 2014.
Clear golden color, small white head. Malty, hoppy, bitter, fruity taste. Fizzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Bitter, hoppy aftertaste. Malty, sweet, hoppy scent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (807) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 6, 2014
Cask at the Edmund Tylney, Leatherhead. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma grapefruit citrus. Bitter sweet finish. Nice.


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