Dark Star Brewing Co.

Haywards Heath, Mid Sussex


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Name: American Pale Ale
Percentage: 4.7%
Units: 2.7 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: The yeast strain used for the brewing of the pale, dry, American Ales was specially imported from the USA, along with some Chinook and Centennial hops, to produce this pale ale. The low colour Maris Otter malt provides a perfect light colour and dryness to balance the crisp taste and full aroma of the hops.
Name: Best Bitter
Percentage: 4.0%
Units: 2.3 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: Classic Sussex style session bitter. The slight malty flavour is complemented by the East Kent Golding hops.
Name: Critical Mass
Percentage: 7.8%
Units: 4.4 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: Strong, dark roasted flavoured winter ale. I can’t wait to try this one!
Name: Dark Star Original
Percentage: 5.0%
Units: 2.8 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: The brewery’s eponymous former Champion Beer of Britain. A dark, strong and bitter beer with a complex malt flavour.
Name: English Pale Ale
Percentage: 4.5%
Units: 2.6 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: Challenger hops provide the bitterness while a copious draught of East Kent Golding hops are added late in the boil to provide freshness. The Maris Otter and Cara malt makes this a very drinkable light straw-coloured ale.
Name: Espresso
Percentage: 4.2%
Units: 2.4 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: A black beer brewed with roasted barley malt and challenger hops BUT with freshly ground espresso coffee beans also added to the copper for a few minutes after the boil to provide a rich and complementary coffee aroma.
Name: Festival
Percentage: 5.0%
Units: 2.8 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: A chestnut bronze-coloured bitter with a smooth mouth feel and freshness; a classic Sussex style strong bitter.
Name: Hophead
Percentage: 3.8%
Units: 2.2 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: An extremely clean-drinking pale gold-coloured ale with a strong floral aroma and elderflower notes. This beer is full-bodied despite its very quaffable strength and dryness.
Name: Porter
Percentage: 5.5%
Units: 3.1 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: Dark Star Porter uses an old established recipe with brown and black malts blended into the grist and then boiled with the robust Target hops to produce this full flavoured beer.
Name: Summer Meltdown
Percentage: 4.8%
Units: 2.7 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: Well-balanced, golden bitter with the warm flavour of Chinese stem ginger and other spices. The perfect thirst quencher for a summer’s evening.
Name: Sunburst
Percentage: 4.8%
Units: 2.7 per 568ml (Pint)
Description: A hint of initial sweetness adds to the fruitiness of this summer ale without detracting from its clean flavour and rich hop aroma.