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Bombshell Blonde - Southern Star Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

483 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 483
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.02%
Wants: 13
Gots: 71 | 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: 483 | Reviews: 197 | Display Reviews Only:
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Kappakoosh

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

12-26-2013 01:22:39 | More by Kappakoosh
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awalsh

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

03-12-2013 05:10:14 | More by awalsh
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Isotope

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-06-2013 23:56:25 | More by Isotope
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MrVonzipper

California

3/5  rDev -19.1%

01-07-2012 08:00:40 | More by MrVonzipper
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -19.1%

07-15-2013 18:37:20 | More by TheMrFarnham
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ByMySword


3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-21-2012 21:31:52 | More by ByMySword
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Sazz9

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

01-21-2014 23:01:22 | More by Sazz9
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

02-11-2014 02:26:00 | More by Shafaegalo
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-28-2014 02:43:44 | More by BlueMoon10
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jbdaves72

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

03-12-2012 03:48:18 | More by jbdaves72
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JohnBender

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

01-09-2013 15:54:06 | More by JohnBender
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

03-09-2014 15:28:41 | More by Karibourgeois
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nsiergiej

Indiana

3/5  rDev -19.1%

12-21-2013 14:14:57 | More by nsiergiej
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.1%

Poured into a pint glass on 12/24/09

Slightly hazy & pale shade of medium-light amber. Nearly two finger head seems to hold up well. Pretty good retention & lacing throughout.

Earthy hop aroma with a touch of spiciness. Hints of grain & wheat. Some of the pale malts poke through, though the nose seems muted on the whole. Grassy undertones.

Tastes as the nose would suggest, but stepped up a notch. A decent amount of hoppy bitterness hits upfront; though it tames quickly, spiciness lingers. Moderate malt backdrop via toasted bread. Overall, well balanced & a bit underwhelming.

Lighter side of medium bodied with moderate carbonation; more creamy than prickly. Resin & grainy grit in there. Earthy finish.

Nothing stands out as particularly good or memorable. It's just ok. After this 6 pack, I'm done with this one.

07-27-2010 02:06:04 | More by Ryan011235
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.1%

03-12-2012 01:48:26 | More by martyl1000
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spmiller86

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-09-2013 04:41:20 | More by spmiller86
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Boneswally

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

07-23-2014 04:42:15 | More by Boneswally
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

04-10-2014 21:21:27 | More by BlackBeerDown
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.1%

04-05-2013 07:04:41 | More by HumphreyLee
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RDHerm

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -19.1%

Received as an extra in a recent trade.

Pours a deep, opaque golden yellow color with yellow highlights. Has a very thick white head that thins out pretty quick, leaving a solid ring that holds for the duration. Decent amount of lacing for a beer of this style.

Light aroma. Strong notes of sweet malts and bread, with a hint of honey and a slight touch of hops.

Taste is rather bland. Initial flavor of sweet malts, balanced out with a slight hoppy bitterness. There is a solid note of citrus throughout, and just a little bit of spice. Taste leaves the pallet almost immediately.

Lighter body. Great carbonation level. Crisp, smooth, and quite refreshing.

This is not a bad tasting beer by any means, it's just on the unimpressive side. Even still, it's light, smooth, and refreshing, and for someone looking for a beer they can suck down a few of on a lazy afternoon, this is honestly a solid choice.

10-16-2010 03:28:43 | More by RDHerm
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-29-2014 02:32:20 | More by Walkerjgt
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wtkphoto

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.1%

03-23-2013 13:55:20 | More by wtkphoto
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Vestlake

Alabama

3/5  rDev -19.1%

07-25-2014 21:54:23 | More by Vestlake
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n2pux

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

07-04-2014 18:54:32 | More by n2pux
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Cjalbers


3/5  rDev -19.1%

08-23-2012 00:20:36 | More by Cjalbers
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 483 ratings.