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Brewed by Moor
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle conditioned; Seasonal - Autumn.
Previously known as Southern Star (at 4.0%)

Ultra-pale, ultra hoppy, ultra sexy, ultra modern golden ale showcasing Southern Hemisphere hops to impart a pronounced floral and tropical quality to the beer, with honey and elderflower in the nose.


reebtogi's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (5522) - Edmonton, Alberta, - FEB 10, 2013
660ml bottle pours a slightly hazy straw color with a finger of white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and pine with some light grains and hints of pineapple. Taste is a citrus and pine hop bitterness with some light malty and fruity sweetness with a hint of tart from the pineapple. Very nicely balanced brew with a light body and moderate carbonation. A fully flavored beer which satisfies the palate while being easy to drink. Very well done.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (9191) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
My Bottom Line:
This dry and bubbly hophead’s brew shares citrus fruit galore and lemongrass allusions before green bitterness impersonates a few blades of grass.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sizeable head of foam covers the hazy blond.
-I’m not sure this beer was intended to be that carbonated. In any case, it turned out to wonderfully complement the hop aroma and flavors.
-This brew has lots of personality.
-The citrus fruit allusions are impressive and not linear From lemons to starfruit, they are all juicy and fresh.

Bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandman (2818) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Cloudy golden body, white head. Aroma has some lemon, some light caramel, grapefruit. Really nice balance and good bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (16429) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 28, 2016
Hopfig trockener, rund hefiger Antrunk. Mittelstarke konstante Bitterkeit, recht herb. Muffige Heunoten, spritzig. 10/11/8/11//11

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (5165) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2016
Straw blond with soapy head. Aroma and flavour are quite citrusy. Very dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3901) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2016
Canned. Pours cloudy pale golden with a huge lacing off-white head. Aroma of citrus, flowery notes and a hint of pine. Sweet flavor that ends up being more dry and pleasant bitter. Light to medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice crisp and hoppy Ale. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CacheManyHose (564) - HONG KONG - MAY 29, 2016
Drank at PP. Tangerine-tan cloudy pour, white fizzy head. Spicy lemon orange pith, lightly grassy hop. Body is bitter, stony, lightly spicy and frothy, astringent slightly puckering finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (958) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
Pale gold, cloudy with a thin fluffy white head. Malty, lemon aroma. Taste is similar, citrusy, mild malt and a punch of bitterness at the end. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (1413) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2016
duft: citrus limefrisk lidt vanilje sødme smag citrus lime appelsin frisk juice lidt malt korn eftersmag

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (15171) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2016
Can, 4.1% at KØ16. Mild grapefruity aroma. Cloudy yellow colour. Good stable creamy white head. Good citric and lemony flavour. Clean and good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8630) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2016
Can at DØE Ølfestival 2016. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing white head. Hazy light green body. Mild and smooth relatively sweet lemon grapefruit aroma and flavor with a fair amount of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long finish. Well balanced and a nice surprise.


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