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Bombshell Blonde - Southern Star Brewing Company

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492 Ratings
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Ratings: 492
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 13
Gots: 74 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

Stinger80OH, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of Hops4Pops
3.89/5  rDev +4.9%

12 oz can.
A: Aggressive pour into a Southern Start pint glass. Good carbonation. Not too much. One half inch head quickly receding into a partially covered surface. Small amount of lacing on side of glass that disappears quickly. Medium golden amber color. Unfiltered and a bit cloudy.
S: Small amount of malt, bread note and barely detectable hops.
T: Light tasting. Tastes just like it smells.
M: Light and creamy with a smooth crisp finish and just a slight bitterness.
O: The gateway beer into the Southern Star craft brewery. Its nice. Certainly nothing out of place here. Very balanced. Could be a good choice for the beach or pool.

Hops4Pops, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of greenspointexas
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

greenspointexas, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of beaverapproved
4/5  rDev +7.8%

beaverapproved, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of dozier77
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

dozier77, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of Sir_Goatman
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Sir_Goatman, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of megahurts4
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Southern Star Bombshell Blonde

Appearance: cloudy orange, medium head, and good lacing.

Smell: light hops and grain.

Taste: grains, apples, orange peel, and subtle hops.

Mouthfeel: medium-light.

Overall:
This is a good brew. The texture is nice and the flavors are pleasant. I am increasingly liking canned beer.

megahurts4, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of Lukebell15
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Lukebell15, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of strangebrew1981
4/5  rDev +7.8%

strangebrew1981, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of brurevu
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Blonde Ales are not usually something I drink but I found I really enjoyed this one. It poured a golden amber with a big frothy white head and plenty of fruity malt in the aroma. For a lighter beer it had a nice full creamy mouthfeel with hints of fruit and apricot that I found appealing. This is not a complex in your face beer, but something that is light and refreshing with enough body to keep it interesting. A great beer for our hot Texas summer days.

brurevu, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of SicemWT
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

SicemWT, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Garrettshu
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Garrettshu, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of patpbr
3.7/5  rDev -0.3%

A - Poured into a pint with a full head and hazy amber color.
S - Malt and Bread, a little hops.
T - Similar to the smell. Notice grass, lemon. Its a little sweet and the hops are mild. Its creamy
M - Medium body and higher carbonation.
O - It was served Ice cold, will try it again on a hot day.

patpbr, Oct 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Andonato, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of ApacheAggie
5/5  rDev +34.8%

ApacheAggie, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of Jimmys
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%

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.

Jimmys, Oct 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Travis1221, Oct 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

GABrew, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

daphnye, Oct 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Wsherry1, Oct 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

spence524, Oct 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Beer_lover89, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Dicers, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of Jame515
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Jame515, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

DeaconD, Sep 08, 2013
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.