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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: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   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."


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Psytron (1890) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Amber colour, small white head. No smell. Mild aroma of hops, honey. Very flat carbon. Mildly sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (7994) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2016
Cask@Willow Walk JDW, London - golden pour with small white head. Bready malty and light fruity, with some lemon notes, medium sweet, some straw, hay, grassy hoppy notes into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (782) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2016
Appearance- golden, very clear, a foamy clingy white head. Aroma- tropical and citrus fruit, fresh hops. Taste- lots of fruit, orange hints, citrus fruit, creamy malt, juicy and full mouthfeel, soft bitter hops. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5956) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2016
Cask at the Prince Arthur (JDW), Fleet. A pale amber colour with a thin white head; fresh grassy aroma; dry in the mouth with a clean, crisp, grassy bitterness and a touch of citrus; a rather good summer ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1673) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2016
Unexpected new tick at the Surbiton tennis challenger. Great beer on a hot summers day as well, refreshing and citrusey but with a decent hop character as well. Another winner from Dark Star.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3545) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Cask at Cambridge Blue Pours bright orange hue with a small soapy white head and sparse lacing. Nose is floral hops slightly sweet grains. Very nice session ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (6196) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at CPK, London. It pours a clear golden color with medium white head. Aroma is grassy and grainy with notes of citrus, tangerine, grass, hay, grains. Taste is medium bitter and lightly sweet with notes of grass, citrus, biscuit. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, nice golden.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9127) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2015
Cask at Evening Star. Light citrus and grass nose, wheaty biscuit. Crisp malt flavor, cracker, good bitterness, grassy hops. Light, nice carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (3068) - 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 (6166) - Reval, 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.


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