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Bombshell Blonde - Southern Star Brewing Company

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452 Ratings
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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.98%
Wants: 11
Gots: 54 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rich, creamy golden colored ale fermented at a cool temperature to give a clean finish. Hints of yeasty bread and a touch of hops combine to make a beer that is truly more than the sum of its parts.

20 IBU

Malt: Rahr Special Pale, Wyermann Vienna
Hops: Saphir, Sterling
Yeast: California Ale

(Beer added by: armock on 10-25-2008)
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can into tulip. no canned on date.

A: a lot of haze on a orange/blond body. head is bright white and bubbly. way too much haze for the style.

S: a slight oxidation. a lot of chewy pilsner malt. a little bit of sweet, bubblegum-like fruitiness.

T: similar to the nose, an obvious oxidation, but not to the point of un-drinkability. some grain. certainly in the finish. very limited bitterness.

M: average carb on a light body.

D: all-in-all not too shabby. eliminate the haze and the oxidation and you have a solid drinkable blond from this Texas brewery.

Serving type: can

10-13-2013 20:32:14 | More by Jimmys
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Travis1221

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-11-2013 04:11:25 | More by Travis1221
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-08-2013 01:21:48 | More by GABrew
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daphnye

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

10-05-2013 02:11:04 | More by daphnye
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Wsherry1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-02-2013 21:32:49 | More by Wsherry1
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spence524

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-02-2013 17:20:43 | More by spence524
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Beer_lover89

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-23-2013 14:30:30 | More by Beer_lover89
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-16-2013 00:39:34 | More by Dicers
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-11-2013 22:33:35 | More by Jame515
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DeaconD

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-08-2013 16:21:53 | More by DeaconD
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MorSlaught

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-07-2013 03:48:57 | More by MorSlaught
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-05-2013 16:26:30 | More by mychalg9
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LtColFrankSlade

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-05-2013 03:20:56 | More by LtColFrankSlade
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JGlitz87

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-02-2013 17:23:53 | More by JGlitz87
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.79/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12 oz can served in a pint glass.
Light amber color; hazy; with a semi-durable head.
Light, watery body with medium carbonation.
Somewhat unappealing aroma with a better flavor.
Still very light flavoring. light citrus. Really needs more malt.
O: no reason to recommend this beer.

Serving type: can

09-01-2013 01:56:33 | More by chinchill
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shanenoel90

Texas

3.45/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Good beer for those who like American Blonde Ales. I am not particularly a fan of this style but wouldn't mind drinking this one if there were no other styles available.

Good taste when you drink it but the aftertaste is not to my preference. The fact that it comes in a can is not optimal, I think that bottle would help the way this beer is drank.

Serving type: can

09-01-2013 01:33:22 | More by shanenoel90
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E_Cox

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-28-2013 06:07:59 | More by E_Cox
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omnibusfilms

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-26-2013 00:33:26 | More by omnibusfilms
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Lagerquestrian

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-26-2013 00:28:00 | More by Lagerquestrian
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csfcmitchell

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-22-2013 03:51:49 | More by csfcmitchell
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BRBrewBro

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-13-2013 18:53:07 | More by BRBrewBro
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fooziex

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-12-2013 16:59:44 | More by fooziex
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Weisseguy1

Texas

2.86/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A slightly cloudy, some lacing and two finger head down to a pencil sized head after settling
S bread like smell with a dank-banana aroma
T musky taste up front then to bread then lingering alcohol, bubbles throughout
O overall i feel this beer is great for someone who is not familiar with craft beer and is transitioning from adjunct lagers to the craft world. I feel I could use more malt to balance the back ends excitement.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 02:49:55 | More by Weisseguy1
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can Appearance: Clear golden yellow with bubbly white head Aroma: Fairly muted yeast Taste: Toasted bread Palate: Cleansing palate, light body, minimal, clean aftertaste Overall: Very drinkable, while still having good character. Good, clean, drinkable beer.

Serving type: can

08-07-2013 17:26:58 | More by icehawk
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-01-2013 14:42:05 | More by Hopheadjeffery
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 452 ratings.