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Northern Lights IPA - Starr Hill Brewery

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Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

737 Ratings
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Ratings: 737
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 11
Gots: 61 | 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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Ratings: 737 | Reviews: 230 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

whatname, Dec 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

sendbeer, Dec 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Sludgeman, Dec 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

PaBeerLover, Dec 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

rvajohn, Dec 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

cliff1066, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of oldirtycaffrey
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Decent IPA. Pours a dark amber color with a foamy-off white head, leaving some lacing along the glass as you finish it. Smell is very hoppy, slightly sweet, a hint of fruit/orange peel. Carbonation for me was just a little too strong, which made it hard to want to have more than one of. Has a dry finish. Overall, this was just OK.

oldirtycaffrey, Dec 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

GiantMidget, Dec 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

EFR94, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of MDDMD
3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-slightly hazy amber color with a decent white head and some lacing

S-citrus, malt, nice floral aromas, hints of pine

T-citrusy upfront with a solid malt backbone and floral notes, very light pine and mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, thick and smooth mouthfeel

O-a decent IPA, but would prefer a bigger hop presence here, easy drinking beer

MDDMD, Dec 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Mcallaghan04, Dec 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

bigbutter, Dec 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Lipsntoes, Dec 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

dexterk1, Dec 01, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

e30todamax, Nov 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

WaterCzar, Nov 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jricharc, Nov 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jp312, Nov 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Mojoman8561, Nov 18, 2012
Photo of Chaney
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Lots of froth on this clear, golden brew. the large bubbles were quite sticky and clung to the glass quite a bit.

S: Are my senses dead? I honestly didn't get much here. Maybe a bit of yeast and grainy citrus.

T: The taste was pleasant and with no pine cone whatsoever. Very East Coast and subdued. Sure, the orange was in there, but this was played right down the middle.

M: Prickly and with lots of lacing.

O: I found this to be very drinkable, but ultimately not very memorable.

Chaney, Nov 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

VTWicked, Nov 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

docmoran16, Nov 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

williahd, Nov 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

burnell, Nov 03, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -64.8%

tripelz, Nov 03, 2012
Northern Lights IPA from Starr Hill Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.