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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: 69 | 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: 479 | Reviews: 197 | Display Reviews Only:
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ParlayHard8

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-03-2014 16:30:03 | More by ParlayHard8
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vmdominguez

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-29-2014 16:28:01 | More by vmdominguez
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canders0927

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-23-2014 21:17:43 | More by canders0927
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Sazz9

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

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

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-16-2014 23:30:47 | More by BeerBeast
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jtoledo04

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-11-2014 18:26:34 | More by jtoledo04
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dorionray

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-01-2014 23:46:14 | More by dorionray
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videofrog

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-31-2013 01:37:10 | More by videofrog
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metter98

New York

3.71/5  rDev 0%

A: The beer is relatively clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sweet malts and soda bread are present in the nose.
T: a The taste is similar to the smell and also has notes of doughy bread.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and is quite flavorful for a blonde ale, making it a good representation of the style.

12-28-2013 00:07:36 | More by metter98
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Kappakoosh

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

12-26-2013 01:22:39 | More by Kappakoosh
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Capitals82

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +28%

12-23-2013 17:29:22 | More by Capitals82
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nsiergiej

Indiana

3/5  rDev -19.1%

12-21-2013 14:14:57 | More by nsiergiej
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

12-19-2013 14:31:13 | More by Stinger80OH
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Hops4Pops

Texas

3.89/5  rDev +4.9%

12 oz can.
A: Aggressive pour into a Southern Start pint glass. Good carbonation. Not too much. One half inch head quickly receding into a partially covered surface. Small amount of lacing on side of glass that disappears quickly. Medium golden amber color. Unfiltered and a bit cloudy.
S: Small amount of malt, bread note and barely detectable hops.
T: Light tasting. Tastes just like it smells.
M: Light and creamy with a smooth crisp finish and just a slight bitterness.
O: The gateway beer into the Southern Star craft brewery. Its nice. Certainly nothing out of place here. Very balanced. Could be a good choice for the beach or pool.

12-19-2013 03:28:15 | More by Hops4Pops
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

12-14-2013 21:54:13 | More by greenspointexas
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beaverapproved

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-12-2013 01:53:17 | More by beaverapproved
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dozier77

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-02-2013 23:31:53 | More by dozier77
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-24-2013 06:32:31 | More by Sir_Goatman
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megahurts4

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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.

11-23-2013 03:54:58 | More by megahurts4
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Lukebell15

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-15-2013 02:52:29 | More by Lukebell15
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strangebrew1981

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-12-2013 22:55:33 | More by strangebrew1981
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brurevu

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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.

11-05-2013 19:00:12 | More by brurevu
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SicemWT

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-30-2013 03:20:44 | More by SicemWT
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Garrettshu

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.8%

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

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev -0.3%

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.

10-22-2013 22:49:31 | More by patpbr
Bombshell Blonde from Southern Star Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.