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Bombshell Blonde - Southern Star Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

509 Ratings
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Ratings: 509
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 13
Gots: 84 | 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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Ratings: 509 | Reviews: 200 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Lukebell15
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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

strangebrew1981, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of brurevu
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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 18, 2013
Photo of ApacheAggie
5/5  rDev +34.8%

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

Jimmys, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of Travis1221
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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

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

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

DeaconD, Sep 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

MorSlaught, Sep 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

mychalg9, Sep 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

LtColFrankSlade, Sep 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

JGlitz87, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of chinchill
2.79/5  rDev -24.8%
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.

chinchill, Sep 01, 2013
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.

shanenoel90, Sep 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

E_Cox, Aug 28, 2013
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 509 ratings.