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Northern Lights IPA - Starr Hill Brewery

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Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA

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667 Ratings
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Ratings: 667
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 8
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 09-19-2004)
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-10-2012 20:14:13 | More by docmoran16
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-03-2012 16:16:08 | More by williahd
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-03-2012 12:49:38 | More by burnell
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Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -64.9%

11-03-2012 02:38:19 | More by tripelz
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-28-2012 01:55:08 | More by bigfnjoe
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

10-26-2012 10:12:57 | More by frank12
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BuxMontBeerLover

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The bottle was given to me by Mark, the GM at the Keswick Tavern in Glenside, PA. Thanks for the sample, Mark!

Poured and sampled from a DFH Pint Glass

A - The beer pours an opaque, slightly hazy, golden orange color. A foamy, one-finger head on the initial pour. Lots of sticky lacing left after drinking.

S - An average smelling IPA with a mix of pine, grapefruit and hops.

T - A sweet, malty taste yet it still has a nice hoppy bitterness to it. A mixture of the standard IPA tastes of pine and citrus (grapefruit ). A earthy, grassy taste as well. There is a tangy, caramel-like aftertaste. The ABV is well hidden. A very sessionable beer, in my opinion.

M - medium consistency. Good amount of carbonation.

O - A good IPA and a beer that I would definitely have again. That being said, nothing really sets it apart from the multitude of IPA's out there so I can't say it was the best I ever had by any means. It is what it is...an easy drinking, middle of the road IPA that is worth a try if you see it.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2012 20:46:03 | More by BuxMontBeerLover
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-25-2012 04:03:29 | More by norinco
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.4%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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Guam

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev +12.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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South Carolina

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New Jersey

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Illinois

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Minkybut

Virginia

2.65/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this hoppy beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a amber sort of dirty blonde color. The head was gone really fast but lacing hung on for a little while. The smell and taste was certainly IPA, but too much for me. The beer was very dry with a bitter finish. Not for me and I will not buy again.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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Northern Lights IPA from Starr Hill Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 667 ratings.