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Starr Hill Little Red RooStarr

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Starr Hillís Little Red RooStarr Coffee Cream Stout is a full bodied milk stout brewed with coffee from our friends at Red Rooster Coffee Roasters in Floyd, VA. Malt sweetness, chocolate and caramel notes dominate the flavor, while roasted coffee notes add balance and round ou the aroma.


2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4166) - Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Tap from my friend @immadesigner. Dark brown/black pour. Flat from a growlette. Smells of cold coffee. Tastes of toasted malts, some milk esters, nice coffee. Donít think I should be drinking this beer this late at night. Thanks to my friend Lacey. (4160)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3755) - - JUL 25, 2014
22oz bottle. black with small beige head. big black coffee nose with roasted barley. flavor has lots of coffee notes, but not too overpowering, with plenty of balancing sweetness from lactose. silky texture and a medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2085) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at Beer and Bacon. Pours dark brown with a fizzy light brown head. Tastes like burnt coffee, burnt toast, bittersweet chocolate, light syrup. Light body and low carbonation. Smells bad burnt toast and black coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle from Shawan Liquors. Pours black with an inch of khaki head. Leaves a little lacing in the glass. Has a nice roasted coffee nose. Has some solid lactose notes to blend with the coffee on the tongue. Finishes fairly clean. Finally a Starr Hill beer that doesnít completely suck.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1205) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2014
22 ounce bottle (dated 02/14/14) poured into a Belgian snifter. Pours dark brownish black with half a finger of tan head. Aromas of coffee, roast, cola, vanilla, a little creamy notes. Tasting notes of coffee, vanilla, roast, dark chocolate, cola. Medium body with a dry finish. Creamy mouthfeel, medium carbonation. One of the better offerings from Starr Hill that Iíve had.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1210) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2014
Bomber: 8.79 Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. Smells of cola, coffee, cream - delicious. Tastes of coffee, and cola. Lightly sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigrond (1475) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2014
dark and sweet. Very creamy and smooth. No really getting a lot of the coffee and the alc is loooow

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cybercat (3277) - Georgia, USA - APR 8, 2014
Pours an opaque coffee that lets in a sliver of daylight at the bottom and has a thick tan head. Quality coffee dominates the tempting aroma, but lets through notes of roast malt, caramel and toffee. Flavor delights with rich coffee, caramel and malty notes plus hints of toffee and chocolate. Drinking like this is like drinking a fancy iced brew from Caribou Coffee, except for the alcohol. Firm, fizzy texture leaves a satisfying roast coffee finish. This one will get you crowing!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4366) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 6, 2014
22 ounce bottle - Barrel & Barley Craft Beer Market

Hand-written package date of 2-24-14.

Appearance: Pours a very dark brown body with a smallish, brief, light tan head.

Smell: A rush of fresh-roasted coffee beans atop roasty, lightly chocolaty malts, a hint of a burnt element, with dark fruity esters throughout.

Taste: Roasted malt, chocolate and coffee dosed with a splash of milk and a spoonful of sugar. Thin sliver of char presents itself. Dark fruitiness. Coffee on the back half into the thinnish, nigh watery finish.

Mouthfeel: Falls a bit shy of medium-bodied and itís noticeable. Medium carbonation.

Overall: By no means is it the richest, heartiest coffee-dosed stout around, but, at least itís got a pleasing coffee-toned flavor and aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CJ_Pain (100) - Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Look and smell gets you excited than it gets a little too thin in the mouthfeel and the taste doesnít quite match the aroma. Not bad but a bit of a letdown after the amazing aroma. Where is the sweetness?


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