Starr Hill Northern Lights

Formerly brewed at Starr Hill
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Crozet, Virginia USA
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A classic American-style India Pale Ale, Northern Lights weighs in at 52 IBUs and 6.5% ABV. Characterized by its full-flavored bitterness and poignant citrus-floral aroma, a perfect blend of barley and hops make this a very balanced IPA. For the craftbrew connoisseur, Northern Lights is a deliciously crafted piece of the heavens.

Malted Barley: Two Row, Caramel, Munich & Wheat
Hop Variety: Cascade, Willamette & Columbus
Yeast: Ale Yeast
Flavor: Intense, high hop aroma, flavor and bitterness
Color: Amber
Style: India Pale Ale
IBUs: 52
ABV: 6.5%

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fonefan (51109) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 10, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, fruity. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, orange, peel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100803]

yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. fruity and peachy aroma. Bitter and citrusy flavoured, Peachy and fruity flaboured. Bitter and dry into a smooth hoppy finish. Ends bone dry and bitter.

Ungstrup (38414) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and lots of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, lemons, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.

anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2011
Cask gravity @ GBBf 2010. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2010
[email protected] Amber colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, wood, hops, caramel, some grass and mild alcohol. Flavour is fruits, wood, mild syrup as well as some herbs. Nicely balanced.

Travlr (26105) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 6, 2011
Draft at The Heights. Bright amber color, large off white head, decent lacing. Aroma of subtle pine. Taste is mildly bitter and well balanced, but plain. Decent.

cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2010
CASK at BSF GBBF 2010 ... amber ... cheesy hop nose ... big hop ... soft toffee ... light woody bitter ... dry hop linger

madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
3rd August 2010. GBBF
Clear amber beer with a tiny white head. Light dry palate. Light orange and sweet pineapple hops. Well balanced. Nice.

Leighton (22307) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2011
Bottle in the Maj Ap at Hamilton during C&C Day 2011. Pours a dark, clear, brown-gold with a foamy head. Light pine and orange, lemon citrus nose. Has some nice honey and caramel notes, more pine, and light to medium bitterness in the flavor. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Short to medium hop finish, mild resins. Decent.

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