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Bombshell Blonde - Southern Star Brewing Company

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479 Ratings
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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 12
Gots: 70 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 479 | Reviews: 197 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

10-21-2012 15:05:09 | More by Davidmor
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-18-2012 02:18:47 | More by vcoggins
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acbe

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-16-2012 01:41:45 | More by acbe
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TheStashRide

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

10-08-2012 00:51:14 | More by TheStashRide
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-04-2012 04:57:10 | More by gtermi
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sd123

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

09-29-2012 00:58:37 | More by sd123
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Prestonlegal

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-28-2012 22:51:54 | More by Prestonlegal
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cervezatejas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-25-2012 02:49:03 | More by cervezatejas
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ToMakeEndsMeet

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-24-2012 18:35:15 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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ReyG006

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-17-2012 10:56:36 | More by ReyG006
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-11-2012 22:35:48 | More by Gagnonsux
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Weebsjak

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

09-06-2012 13:27:14 | More by Weebsjak
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Lundgren


3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-02-2012 14:43:11 | More by Lundgren
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GeoCait

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-31-2012 20:32:29 | More by GeoCait
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CSQ1111

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-28-2012 19:43:48 | More by CSQ1111
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Cjalbers


3/5  rDev -19.1%

08-23-2012 00:20:36 | More by Cjalbers
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scm2787

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

08-22-2012 01:35:02 | More by scm2787
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slowdaddy

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-19-2012 16:36:37 | More by slowdaddy
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jmbraxton

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

08-19-2012 01:27:29 | More by jmbraxton
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jhhollier

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-09-2012 13:00:39 | More by jhhollier
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barczar

Kentucky

3.53/5  rDev -4.9%

Pours a clear golden color with a solid 1 inch ivory head that lingers, eventually dissipating into a nice pool of foam.

Aroma is light, fairly grainy, with a touch of corn and slightly sweet malt. Floral hops are subtle.

Flavor reveals more complexity, though grain still dominates. There's also a substantial corny aspect to the profile. Slight hints of green apple are somewhat offputting, carrying into a lightly bitter finish.

Body is a touch heavier than expected, with significant carbonation helping to keep the flavor fresh.

Overall, a very sessionable brew. Wouldn't pay 3 bucks a can for it again, though.

08-07-2012 05:30:48 | More by barczar
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vinhgoh


4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-04-2012 08:32:08 | More by vinhgoh
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

08-04-2012 01:51:34 | More by kbuzz
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-02-2012 23:51:08 | More by Jmick28
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Pegasus

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +5.1%

Appearance: Clear depp gold, with moderate, dense white head, which retains well. The lacing is thick and glass-coating, The carbonation moderate.

Aroma: Somewhat sweet a bit like honey, with grassy and lesser grapefruit rind notes.

Taste: Quite malty, the opening of the test is like fresh-baked bread drizzled with honey. As the taste progresses, there are floral hop notes, and towards the close, some mild medicinal hops. The taste finishes rather cleanly.

Mouth fee: Smooth, soft, quite pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: An excellent, refreshing summer beer, very well done.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce aluminum can, served in a Chimay chalice.

Presentation

07-29-2012 13:51:49 | More by Pegasus
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.