Hylder Blonde
Dark Star Brewing Company Limited

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From:
Dark Star Brewing Company Limited
 
England, United Kingdom
Style:
Blonde Ale - American
ABV:
4.2%
Score:
Needs more ratings
Avg:
3.41 | pDev: 14.08%
Ratings:
5
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Sep 22, 2016
Added:
Aug 21, 2011
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3.7 by CwrwAmByth from England on Sep 22, 2016
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3.94/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by jonb5 from England

Pint at the Willow Walk JDW.

A: Golden, small head, slightly hazy, left lots of lacing around the side of the glass.

S: Floral, slight elderflower presence, some Fuggles hop.

T: Slightly sour apples, earthy Fuggles hop made itself noticed.

M: Smooth, not massively carbonated, medium body.

O: A crisp, subtle summer beer. Very well made beer from a brewery that doesn't make a habit of letting you down.

Aug 31, 2016
 
3.4 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden on Aug 09, 2016
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3.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by sleazo from New York

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.

Jul 31, 2013
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2.52/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
by Jugs_McGhee from Texas

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.

Aug 21, 2011
Hylder Blonde from Dark Star Brewing Company Limited
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 5 ratings