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Tyne Bank Southern Star

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Brewed by Tyne Bank
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed with a blend of the latest seasons hops which give a soft bitterness that is complimented by the sweetness of the malt. The bold fruity aroma and crushed gooseberry flavours impart a distinctive cool climate white wine fruitiness. “Quintessentially Kiwi”


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1724) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle from Bier Huis, shared with Button, at Market Rasen races, yesterday. Bit sweet. Bit buttery. Not much of the NZ hops. Smooth, airy palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2014
500ml Bottle - Golden in colour. Gooseberries, peach and a hint of mango in the aroma. Hoppy and refreshing taste with peach, mango, grapefruit and gooseberries standing out. Enjoyable stuff.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
New Oxford, Salford 27 Jan 13. Veldig lys gylden. Lavt luftig skum som varer. Svakt metallisk aroma. Smaken også tynn med samme metallpreget. Antydning til tørrhet i ettersmaken. Ikke god.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2939) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2014
On tap at Holyrood 9A. Appearance - golden to amber with a nice head. Nose - honey and lemon cough sweets. Taste - lemony malty. Palate - light to medium bodied with a tangy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - good balance if unexciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1934) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
GBBF 2013. Pours a pale orange colour with a white head, aroma is all citrus, taste is bitter and malty with a dry bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ The New Oxford, 11 Bexley Sq, Salford, Manchester, England M3 6DB.

Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, exotic fruit, light medicine. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, dark fruit, exotic fruit, sugary fruit, sweet, sharp. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20130125]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London Aug 2013 - Amber Orange in colour. Fruity; grapefruit citrus and hints of tropical fruit. Hoppy; floral hops. Malty; sweet malts, caramel. Nice fruit/hop/malt balance. Sweetish fruity throughout. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17614) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ GBBF 2013. Pours a pale amber color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grapefruit hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6350) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2013
Cask @ Southampton Arms, London. Pours amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, grassy hops. Flavor is malt, nutty, caramel, wood, grass. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 180913

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2139) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London. A golden/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, citrus fruit aroma. Tastes is similar, hoppy, citrus fruit, malty, slight sweetness.


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