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Dark Star Sunburst

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Evening StarBrighton, East Sussex28 Aug 2018
The Basketmakers ArmsBrighton, East Sussex28 Aug 2018
The New InnCanterbury, Kent24 Aug 2018
The Prince AlbertBrighton, East Sussex23 Aug 2018
Montefiore ArmsRamsgate, Kent23 Jul 2018
The Butchers ArmsHerne, Kent18 Jul 2018
Furlongs Ale HouseFaversham, Kent16 Jun 2018
The Crown and ShuttleShoreditch, Central London02 Jun 2018
Craft Beer Co.Clerkenwell, Central London06 Nov 2017
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent11 Sep 2017
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London04 Sep 2017
The Herbert WellsWoking, Surrey19 Aug 2017
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent02 Aug 2017
The Ivy HouseNunhead, Greater London23 Jul 2017
Craft Beer Co.Limehouse, Greater London13 Jul 2017
Waterloo TapWaterloo, Central London19 Jun 2017
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent15 Oct 2016
The BellWalthamstow, Greater London30 Jun 2016
The Dundee ArmsBethnal Green, Greater London24 Jun 2016
Royal AlbertNew Cross, Greater London29 Aug 2015
Sawyers (formerly Barbers Arms)Wye, Kent31 Jul 2015
The WellingtonBirmingham, West Midlands15 Jul 2015
The Churchill TavernRamsgate, Kent09 Jul 2015
Lord WargraveMarylebone, Central London09 May 2015
Catford Constitutional ClubCatford, Greater London28 Aug 2014
Past & Present (now use new entry after relocation)Gillingham, Kent14 Aug 2014
The Beer HallStaveley, Cumbria17 Jul 2014
Craft Beer Co.Islington, Central London14 Jun 2014
York TapYork, North Yorkshire27 May 2014
Louis ArmstrongDover, Kent24 Jul 2013
Harbour ArmsMargate, Kent06 Jul 2013
Catford Bridge TavernCatford, Greater London05 Jun 2013
Lobster Shack (formerly The Whitstable Brewery Bar)Whitstable, Kent21 Jul 2012
The Alexandra HotelDerby, Derbyshire13 Jun 2012
The Swan Inn (old entry now superseded)Wittersham, Kent20 Aug 2011
Cask Pub & KitchenPimlico, Central London18 May 2010
The BullHorton Kirby, Kent02 Oct 2009
MicroBarManchester, Greater Manchester28 Aug 2009
The ElephantFaversham, Kent18 Sep 2008
The Yew Tree InnBarfrestone, Kent01 Jul 2006
Red LionSnargate, Kent24 Jun 2006
Catford Beer Festival 2006Catford, Greater London09 Jun 2006

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Evening Star, Brighton, East Sussex

ChrisENot Tried28 Aug 2018
Philip PirripExcellent23 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried19 May 2018
Joe GargeryExcellent22 Apr 2017 Tasty light golden ale
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Nov 2016
Stephen HarrisNot Tried05 Nov 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jun 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried27 Oct 2015
ChrisEExcellent10 Jun 2012
BrianExcellent07 May 2012 Lemomy, peachy golden ale. Soap-sud head and a bit hazy, really lovely hop that was sweet not harsh.

The Basketmakers Arms, Brighton, East Sussex

ChrisENot Tried28 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Aug 2018

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamExcellent24 Aug 2018 Good body and cheek-sucking finish.
Jack WilliamGood17 Sep 2017 Lovely, full bodied amber ale.
Jack WilliamGood20 Aug 2014 Good condition, nice hoppy flavour but rather lacking in body.
AndrewNot Tried07 Jun 2014
MickNot Tried22 Jun 2013

The Prince Albert, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Aug 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jun 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Aug 2015

Montefiore Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent23 Jul 2018 Went down a treat
DosserAcceptable20 Sep 2017 Last one out

The Butchers Arms, Herne, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried18 Jul 2018
AndrewNot Tried14 Jul 2018
IanNot Tried18 Jul 2015
AndrewNot Tried18 Jul 2015
AndrewNot Tried03 Aug 2010
AndrewNot Tried17 Oct 2009
BlairGood10 Sep 2009 Very light refreshing beer, not quite as full flavoured as I'd like in a beer of this strength though. Still a very enjoyable pint.
Conan the LibrarianNot Tried03 Sep 2009
AndrewNot Tried29 Aug 2009
AndrewNot Tried31 Jul 2009
IanGood31 Jul 2009 Good, but not quite as citrusy as I remember it at Ramsgate Rocks earlier in the month
MickNot Tried29 Jul 2009
MickExcellent25 Jun 2008 Very hoppy, pale with lots of citrus and a long finish, more body than hophead with a slight underlying sweetness. Very nice indeed.

Furlongs Ale House, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jun 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried06 Aug 2016

The Crown and Shuttle, Shoreditch, Central London

WittendenGood02 Jun 2018 Sweetish pale ale.

Craft Beer Co., Clerkenwell, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Nov 2017
IanNot Tried03 Sep 2011

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried11 Sep 2017

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried04 Sep 2017
Philip PirripExcellent19 Aug 2017 Nicely fruity
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jun 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Aug 2015

The Herbert Wells, Woking, Surrey

Stephen HarrisGood19 Aug 2017 I enjoyed this full-flavoured Golden Ale.

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserExcellent02 Aug 2017 Quality pint
IanNot Tried29 Aug 2009
BlairGood31 Aug 2008 Very hoppy with lots of fruit and sweet malt. Not as good as the summer solstice but a great beer nonetheless.
BlairGood27 Jun 2008 Really nice, bursting with fruit and hops. Really good summer ale.

The Ivy House, Nunhead, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jul 2017

Craft Beer Co., Limehouse, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried13 Jul 2017

Waterloo Tap, Waterloo, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried19 Jun 2017

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

Nick WillisNot Tried15 Oct 2016 Just gone on as we left.
TobesNot Tried24 Oct 2014
DosserExcellent10 Nov 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried04 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent04 Aug 2013
PedroExcellent03 Aug 2013
TobesExcellent03 Aug 2013
DosserGood15 Jun 2013
AlenomoreNot Tried02 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent02 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent01 Sep 2012
thebrewingmanNot Tried13 Sep 2011
ChrisENot Tried13 Sep 2011
PedroExcellent13 Sep 2011 Lovely - stayed for another
PedroNot Tried09 Jul 2011
DosserNot Tried08 Jul 2011 Very popular
PedroExcellent02 Aug 2010
AlenomoreExcellent01 Aug 2010 Another top ale.
DosserExcellent18 Jun 2010 Ran out
PedroExcellent15 May 2010
DosserNot Tried09 May 2010
PedroExceptional28 Jul 2009
DosserNot Tried22 Jul 2009

The Bell, Walthamstow, Greater London

Magnus GreelNot Tried30 Jun 2016

The Dundee Arms, Bethnal Green, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried24 Jun 2016
Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 Jun 2016

Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried29 Aug 2015

Sawyers (formerly Barbers Arms), Wye, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried31 Jul 2015
ChrisENot Tried31 Jul 2015

The Wellington, Birmingham, West Midlands

Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jul 2015

The Churchill Tavern, Ramsgate, Kent

DosserGood09 Jul 2015

Lord Wargrave, Marylebone, Central London

Philip PirripGood09 May 2015 Would expect perfection at £4.45 pp

Catford Constitutional Club, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried28 Aug 2014 Came on with seconds of time to go

Past & Present (now use new entry after relocation), Gillingham, Kent

Philip PirripExcellent14 Aug 2014 Preview pint as not on the board yet

The Beer Hall, Staveley, Cumbria

ChrisENot Tried17 Jul 2014

Craft Beer Co., Islington, Central London

Jack WilliamGood14 Jun 2014 Lively, good condition - sweetness dominates hops rather.

York Tap, York, North Yorkshire

Philip PirripNot Tried27 May 2014

Louis Armstrong, Dover, Kent

ChrisEAcceptable24 Jul 2013 Probably the first one out and warm.

Harbour Arms, Margate, Kent

John BGood06 Jul 2013 A refreshing summer beer to sit in the sun with
Philip PirripExcellent14 Jun 2013 Delicious and a great contrast to the Gadds'
ChrisENot Tried14 Jun 2013

Catford Bridge Tavern, Catford, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Jun 2013

Lobster Shack (formerly The Whitstable Brewery Bar), Whitstable, Kent

AlenomoreExcellent21 Jul 2012 Very good.

The Alexandra Hotel, Derby, Derbyshire

Philip PirripNot Tried13 Jun 2012

The Swan Inn (old entry now superseded), Wittersham, Kent

PedroExcellent20 Aug 2011

Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, Central London

IanNot Tried18 May 2010
IanNot Tried16 May 2010

The Bull, Horton Kirby, Kent

DubbelExcellent02 Oct 2009 Straw gold. Massively refreshing. Eeking the last drops out of the summer. What an incredibly deceptive beer this is. Will always be remembered as being responsible for getting me as pissed as I'll (probably) ever be.
DubbelGood19 Sep 2009 Slight diacetyl but still a lovely refreshing brew. Surely the last of 2009.
DubbelNot Tried03 Sep 2009
DubbelNot Tried31 Aug 2009

MicroBar, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Magnus GreelExcellent28 Aug 2009 Rich hop aroma & fruity hop flavour with a distinctive and satisfying grapefruit tang

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

AndrewExcellent18 Sep 2008 Hoppy, earthy and ever so drinkable.

The Yew Tree Inn, Barfrestone, Kent

AndrewExcellent01 Jul 2006 Pale yellow and aggressively hoppy. Tastes of green hops with grapefruit and subtle lemon

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

IanExcellent24 Jun 2006 My last beer of the day and one of the best. Just gorgeous hops all over it. This beer matched the sunshine

Catford Beer Festival 2006, Catford, Greater London

IanExcellent09 Jun 2006 Pale gold with lasting white head. Citric hay aroma. Verging on the farty, but then good lemon curd style fruit kicks in with excellent hop finish.

Dark Star Sunburst

4.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 47 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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