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Southern Star Blind Ambition

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2013
(750ml ceramic bottle) Pours a clear golden body with medium white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, bread, and grass. Flavor of caramel, toffee, banana, light citrus, and dough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (964) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca Raton, FL. Ceramic bottle is a very cool design. Snifter pour. Beautiful golden pour with small head. No lacing. Aroma of sweet ripe fruits such as bananas and pineapples, bread,and fresh cut hay. Taste is similar. Sweet, smooth, fruits, and little carbonation. Smooth mouth and sweet, fruity finish. I liked it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3859) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Location: 750 ml ceramic bottle from Central Market, 9/18/13

Aroma: The aroma is bready malts, some fruity notes, spice, and some cooked veggies
Appearance: It pours a hazy golden color with a small, fizzy white head and some drippy lace
Flavor: The taste is much t he same, bready, a little sweet, mild bitterness, and light vegetation
Palate: The body is fairly light, it is pretty fizzy on the mouth, and it finishes lightly dry
Overall Impression: First off, I love this bottle. Great design, and just great in general. If I lived here I would save this one for brewing for sure. As for the beer, it is only okay. I mean it feels like they did a solid job here, but. It just isn’t really all that exciting of a beer. This one is plenty worth trying I would say.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 28, 2013
750 ml ceramic swing top bottle poured a clear goldn amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread,spice, yeast, earthiness and light fruittiness. Palate was mnedium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, spice, yeast, light earthiness and a hinmt of fruittiness with a crisp dry lingering spiced finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5223) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle - ceramic swing-top.Gold-amber pours with a short bubbly white head. Aroma is straw, grains, sweet malt, toasted bread and light grassy notes. Taste is sweet malt, toasted grains, soft hops, light citrus, grass, straw, light bread notes and very faint herbal notes. Body is light-medium with a very soft, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more sweet malt notes, grains, light fruitiness, soft grass, straw notes and very faint herbal notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7828) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
750 ml ceramic swing-top bottle. Pours hazy bright deep golden with 1-finger off-white head and a lot of carbonation. Nose is bready pale malt, a lot of tropical citrus and hops. Tastes very bready, floral, with notes of orange marmalade, mild spiciness, and some mild funky notes. Overall is a bit sweet for this style.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5645) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Ceramic, swing-top bottle. Once out of the beautiful bottle, this looks liek a standard pour. Slightly hazy amber, nothing but a thin head. This drinks liek a well-made, unoffensive, and technically perfect, but lackluster light ale. Smooth, without impression either good or bad. Hey, ’clean’ is a great compliment in brewing. Is this really 7.6%!? You’d never know. Danger, Will Robinson. (#5044, 5/30/2013)

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emeister84 (936) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Aromas of toast, flora, mild caramel, a touch of lemon, and a hint of sugar cookies. Clear dark orange with a fully lasting, off-white head. Dry and fruity, with flavors of coconut, banana, and golden raisins, with some grassy hops at the end. Light-medium bodied with fluffy carbonation, abd a dry fruity finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zickbeer_ye (248) - Virginia, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Grainy bready scent with slight petey notes. Slight offwhite foamy head and light orange body.slight tart bitterness earthy grain notes and slight raisin flavors and dry banana and hints of spice. Smooth on the palate, crisp.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansermadide (1519) - Kyle, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bright orange in color with a bright white head, this is a pretty darned good Biere de Garde. Smooth and soft in the nose, it’s earthy and sweet... but gently so. It’s full in the mouth, with a neat woody, barnyardy flavor that’s sweet and really enjoyable. Smooth, soft, and nice!


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