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Bombshell Blonde - Southern Star Brewing Company

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516 Ratings
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Ratings: 516
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 14
Gots: 91 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of kaidasz
2.15/5  rDev -42%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

had high hopes for this as the brewery is right up the road. poured first can in perfect pint and the head quickly disapated w/no lacing. second bad sign was non-existant smell. i tried a second and wondered if the 6'er i bought at specs was tainted. ended up drain pouring the last 1/3 which is not my style.

i have 4 left and will pawn them off on neighbors to see if somethings amiss.

Photo of merddyn2002
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

not bad at all. I could easily kill a six pack of these on a hot afternoon. Very light and refreshing. Mouthfeel is a little on the thin side, but other than that I would never complain about being handed one of these.

These are just over $5 for a 6er at my local specs. My uncle who swears by coors light drank a can and said it was good. That says something for a man who's never had anything other than coors his whole life.

Photo of tsludge
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Catfish0807
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of wortmeister
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Deanc
4/5  rDev +7.8%

One of my favorite go-to beers. It all was tastes fresh...

Photo of adrew
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of aarongbrown
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of DeaconD
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of dchew85
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Yet another quality beer from Southern Star. Pours golden with a 1/2 inch pillow of white head that fades rather quickly to a thin layer. Smell is of sweet maltiness and a hint of hops but just a hint. The taste is just like the smell, sweet and citrusy and balanced extremely well. The carbonation is perfect giving this beer a creamy texture. Truly a great session beer.

Photo of Vilash
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of MoDunc
2/5  rDev -46.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of shanenoel90
3.45/5  rDev -7%
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.

Photo of kantsurf
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of jeremy2027
3.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from can to Sam Adams Perfect Pint

Light brown, good head at first then dissipates.

Toasted caramel, slightly nutty flavor. A very interesting Blonde Ale not like any I have tried in the past.

Tastes of roasted malt and caramel.

light mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

A different take on a Blonde ale that works very well. This is my second offering from Southern Star and so far I am diggin their brews. One of the great Texas craft brews that I should have discovered a while ago.

Photo of spmiller86
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of bulldogg007
5/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of txbrew81
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from can into pint glass

A: Deep hazy golden color. Nice fluffy two finger head that settles fairly quickly.

S: Sweet, carmel and honey.

T: Tasty brew. Follows the nose with a little unexpected banana. Mainly sweet malty goodness but has a touch of hop spice. Almost buttery.

M: Thick compared to most other blond ales I have had. medium carbonation.

O: Great beer from southern star. Since it comes in a can I can see myself quaffing alot of these by the pool.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 516 ratings.