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Snow Blind - Starr Hill Brewery

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71 Ratings
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mvanaskie13 on 11-16-2013)
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Reviews by slusk:
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slusk

Virginia

3.89/5  rDev +9.3%

A: Pours a nice clear dark ruby with a small light tan head that doesn't linger long.

S: Aroma of dark fruits, raisin with a definitive maltiness. There's a bit of a spicy, earthy component that comes through with a nice rich caramel and bread crust backbone.

T: Nice full malt flavor with dark fruits and caramel with a bit of chocolate in the background. There are pleasant earthy, bready tones with a pronounced sweetness, although not cloying. A light alcohol flavor is detectable but not overpowering A medium low carbonation is present.

M: There's a medium/ full body to this brew with a bit of a pleasant silky mouthfeel.

O: I like this doppelbock. It lacks the complexity of say... a Celebrator but it's a very nice beer. I would like to see it a hair bit dryer but I would buy this again.

01-30-2014 23:32:07 | More by slusk
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3.38/5  rDev -5.1%

- dopplebock. pkg on 10/28/13. consumed 2/26/14.

A: Soapy thin capping overlays a brazilian cherry colored body. Short retention time, no legs on the vessel, with a moderate display of quick release carbonation.

S: Aroma was cola, rootbeer candy, with a hint of raisiny caramel sweetness.

T: Flavor was raisiny caramel, speciality grains, light chocolate, honey-munich toastedness, with some cola. A light woodsy-flowery hopping arrives late as well a light fade of dry alcohol.

M: Chewy raisiny-caramel body, decent carbonation factor.

O: Overall pretty decent flavor wise, nice finish, decent, and perhaps a few shades light of a good recommendation but nothing to get to finicky about.

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Caramel, dark fruit and toasted malt in the flavor as well. Very sweet, especially at first, with a bit of cloy that quickly moderates. The bitterness seems just a bit harsh, but it also moderates somewhat as the beer warms. Alcohol is apparent.

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Snow Blind from Starr Hill Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.