radagast83 (5606) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. A pretty mellow beer for a lager. Light, but has a nice malty aroma. Flavors of malts, caramels, and a tinge of hops.
bbbrew (204) - Hawaii, USA - JUL 27, 2007
3.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. minimal white head. good lace. cloudy light amber pour. sharp tast. first starr hill beverage. nice beer.
alexanderj (3407) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JUN 11, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Have had this many time; thought I had already rated it. Flavor was pretty accurate for the style. Some nice sweet caramel malt, with some hop bitterness.
izzy (10) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Amber to copper clear pour, with a quickly dissipating head. Not an overly aromatic lager surprisingly. Palate gives a slight caramel and citrus taste, although a bit on the bitter side. The hop content seems to be right on with this lager, just enough, and not too much.
waveman352 (178) - Saratoga Springs, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
10/05/06 12 oz. bottle. Pours a dark golden yellow wih a medium frothy white head. Very good lacing. Very dry tatsting good hop balance. A little bit of a sweet finish maybe honey? Very strong malt characteristics in smell and tatse. Palate leaves very quickly, so no real lasting impressions. A good drinking lager and a decent beer out of the state of Virginia. Cheers!
Braudog (5999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 27, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the Schockoe Craft Beer Festival in Richmond, 8/26/06: An amber beer. Sugary mlat and an almost tangy coppery metallicness. Nice bitterness in the finish. I liked this fest-style beer.
Foxbush (1483) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2007 This lager was tasted at the Richbrau Beer Festival at the Canal. It was the best lager of the festival. Starr Hill Brewer Nate Sadler was at the event. The beer pours to an amber with a nice head. The beer is very similar to Traditional Lager by Yuengling
bubbleflubber (1985) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught from the brewer. Pours amber to the glass with a nice medium head which leaves little lace. A caramel citrus nose, the flavors are similar. This is decently hopped, with notes of caramel, orange, citrus and maybe a hint of grapefruit. A medium-lingering bitter finish introduces a slight pine hop, cleansing the palate well. This beer feels a little more complex as the brew warms, indicating the initial pour may have served a bit too cold. Honestly, this doesn’t remind me much of a Vienna. It is extremely indicative of an "IPA light".
Hazmatt (363) - Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at OD Brewfest. Clear golden color. Clean aroma. Fairly complex and balanced flavor with caramel notes. Hop bitterness present in finish. Good lager.
hopscotch (10076) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2006
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2006 Draft... ODBF2006... Clear, amber lager with a large, frothy, white head. Herbal aroma. Moderately bitter flavor. Almost full-bodied and creamy with medium carbonation. Lengthy, crisp, softly bitter finish.