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Hylder Blonde - Dark Star Brewing Company Limited

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Hylder Blonde
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
rAvg: 3
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Dark Star Brewing Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: kojevergas on 08-20-2011

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Photo of sleazo
3.48/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On Cask at Market Porter

A_Pours a straw yellow with a nice off white head.

S_The aroma is strong with grapefruit, elderflower and a nice bit of wheat.

T_Floral taste comes through at first followed by a bit of lemon. The aftertaste is a bit of that elderflower. This opens up and combines with the wheat as you drink it.

M_On the lighter wide of medium with a low carbonation.

O_The elderflower is not overpowering here but provides a bit more interest than a typical blonde. Not my favorite style but its quaffable. (527 characters)

Photo of kojevergas
2.52/5  rDev n/a
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Served from the cask into a true pint glass in a pub in London, England. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger head, devoid of cream, rather thin, and of decent retention. Clear yellow colour.

Sm: Cream, light lemon peel, and full grain. Mild.

T: Cream open is light in tone, followed by an estery tinged barley foundation with badly considered crystal hops and even bittering hops present. Simple, badly built, and poorly balanced.

Mf: Smooth, wet, and thin. Casking was a bad choice for this beer. Not really complementary of the flavours of the body.

Dr: Low ABV, hard to drink due to the bad flavours, and expensive. Not a good beer, especially on cask. Would be better on draught methinks. Consult me profile for me opinion on CAMRA. (763 characters)

Hylder Blonde from Dark Star Brewing Company Limited
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