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50
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Brewed by Thunder Road Brewing Company
Style: English Pale Ale
Melbourne, Australia
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pale Ale
Want to learn about hop aroma? This is your beer. Delightfully aromatic with complex yet refreshing flavours . Its big bold aroma shouts hop freshness . The flavours deliver a mildly spice and citrus/passion-fruit hint. A definitely full flavoured beer that tethers and balances together in harmony.
http://www.thunderroadbrewing.com/beer/hop-star-extra-pale-ale

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, - OCT 6, 2013
Tap pours clear straw gold with well retained off white head and good lace. Aromas of grains, light hops and cal ale yeast. Medium bitterness, flavour light medium body, med carbonation finishing mineral-like, yeasty and a touch dirty grassy from dry hopping


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malrider69 (146) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2016
Pours an amber colour with a reasonable white coloured head. Minimal aroma of freshly cut grass with a slightly bitter taste. A reasonable session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawthorne00 (3811) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 18, 2015
Growler. Clear gold with an inch of white head that lasts well. Aroma of lemon, mandarin, spices, tropical fruit, hay. Light bodied. Hay and light bready sweetness, mandarin and lemons, apricot, some light tropical notes, pepper. Dry finish with moderate to high bitterness. OK, refreshing, but not very engaging.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 26, 2015
On tap at the bottle of milk aroma has some hops amber in colour with white head taste is a ok

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ngejo (976) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 31, 2014
Tap. Clear, golden, minimal head, medium bitterness, medium body, average carbonation, & bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1842) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 7, 2013
The Fox Hotel ontap (7-Dec-13) Biggish pine hop, light malt aroma. Clear amber colour, lowish head and suds lacing. Big herbal hop light spirit fruit finish and fruity herbal hop aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
LesArgen (336) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2013
Take the blandest beer you can find, add lots of hops. That about sums this one up, though they are some good hops, Ill give them that. Other than that, its nice to look at, but wheres the length?

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnyguns (1105) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2013
On tap at cookie. Pours a clear golden with minimal head. Aromas of light hops, bit of fruit and straw. Taste is quite bland, quite drinkable with a light hoppy finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 16, 2013
On tap in the Mary Ellen in Newcastle, NSW. Spicy aroma with a citrus influenced flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (10057) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2013
Draught at Cookie, Melbourne. On July 26, 2013.
Clear golden color, white head. Hoppy, bitter, malty taste. Bitter, hoppy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, high bitterness. SWeet, hoppy scent.


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