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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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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Solid looking, unfiltered, deep golden body with an impressive film of head leaving sheets of big-bubbled lace.

S- Gentle, lightly nutty and grainy. Hints of caramel and butter on top of carbonation

T- Very smooth, light malt flavor with a decent pinch of bitter hops. Hop flavor and aroma is minimal but does have a fresh feeling to it. Caramel and butter become more noticeable as the beer warms

M- Very substantial for a blonde ale. Carbonation is moderate and pinches a bit.

D- Damn speedy drinking and canned for easy delivery.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2009 01:37:07 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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dcevans

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-27-2011 07:32:36 | More by dcevans
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I didn't know what to expect from a Texas Blonde ale, but this one pours a slightly hazed honey golden hue with a bright white head. Aroma is pretty mellow layers of grassy herbal hops and sweet honey drizzled bread notes. Flavors more grassy herbal hops lending a slight bitterness with a nice honey dipped breadiness full all grain malts going on. No rough offness just a clean drinkable golden ale. Satisfying maltiness and even carbonation with a light to medium body straight from the can into my favorite mug. Overall experience so far with these Texan canned beers have been nothing but positive, if you see them grab some especially fresh pale ale or any form of the Buried Hatchet Stout.

Serving type: can

04-27-2011 00:09:16 | More by WVbeergeek
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-08-2011 17:35:36 | More by valkyre65
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Garrettshu

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

10-25-2013 02:42:17 | More by Garrettshu
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hsus0225

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-10-2012 23:09:52 | More by hsus0225
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BeardedRiker

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I enjoyed Southern Star's Pine Belt Pale Ale enough to warrant grabbing a 6-pack of the Bombshell Blonde. This blonde is excellent.

It pours slightly a slightly hazy and golden, with the unfiltered particulates floating about even in the beer, and makes a frothy but bubbly white head.

The smell is of citrus, its bready from the wheat and yeast, and slightly spicy from hops.

The Bombshell Blonde tastes great. I would prefer a more full-bodied feel, because that's what I always like, but there are some great flavors. The yeast is there, as is the citrus tang, but what I think makes this beer stand out is the lingering flavor of the hops that adds bitterness and gives the beer full flavor.

It's like a German hefeweizen mixed with a light pale ale. A good beer here!

Serving type: can

02-25-2011 18:50:40 | More by BeardedRiker
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jheezee

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-15-2011 02:56:52 | More by jheezee
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shoky01

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-26-2011 16:20:12 | More by shoky01
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-22-2011 06:24:35 | More by Beertracker
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JamLand

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-30-2013 15:58:42 | More by JamLand
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LadyOfMuchBeer

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-28-2011 02:32:44 | More by LadyOfMuchBeer
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Hopmodium

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-25-2012 16:36:56 | More by Hopmodium
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beaverapproved

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-12-2013 01:53:17 | More by beaverapproved
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed on 3-18-11
Reviewed cold from a can to a glass

A - Poured a nice two fingers of foam, cloudy light orange color, lots of carbonation present. Nice head retention

S - Slight malt wheat combination. Bready aroma with some citrus notes

T/M - Lighter bodied brew with a bready after taste. Slight hop bitterness as well with a lighter malt body

D - Pretty good brew. Very easy to drink a few of these during a sitting, nice spring summer time brew. I would have this brew again and would recommend it

Serving type: can

03-28-2011 03:08:16 | More by FreshmanPour77
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MorSlaught

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-25-2012 22:14:45 | More by notalumberjack
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b2rade2n

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-09-2012 23:55:07 | More by b2rade2n
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-31-2013 18:55:35 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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afluentturtle

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-25-2013 05:16:00 | More by afluentturtle
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megahurts4

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: can

11-23-2013 03:54:58 | More by megahurts4
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-05-2013 03:37:19 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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supernatural_skeptic

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-28-2014 22:56:14 | More by supernatural_skeptic
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ATXRyan

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-17-2011 19:26:48 | More by ATXRyan
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SBoyar1

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-20-2013 19:08:57 | More by SBoyar1
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 452 ratings.