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Soul Shine | Starr Hill Brewery

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Ratings:
144
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
32.96%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery
Virginia, United States | website

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

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Added by Nitty703 on 04-21-2014

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Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a deep golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus hops. Taste is surprisingly hoppy, citrus, some malts, smooth and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall an enjoyable beer, but loses a point for not really tasting like a Belgian pale ale, drinks almost like a mild American pale ale.

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So overall I find Starr Hill to have merely average beers, but I still like to try and give them support

That being said this beer falls right into that middle of the road category. This beer has a dark amber appearance. Smell was faint malt, hint of citrus, and sweet bread. The taste up front is great with a bit of toffee notes soft sour taste from the Belgian yeast and a pleasant orange/citrus burst. The problem was the mineral metallic aftertaste. Really ruins the beer for me actually. It's not unbearable but it's definitely noticeable. Otherwise it could be a easy drinking full flavored beer. If they could just get that fixed I would drink this more often, but as it stands I would rather drink something else at my BBQ

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Soul Shine from Starr Hill Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.