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Northern Lights IPA - Starr Hill Brewery

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Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA

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691 Ratings
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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 9
Gots: 47 | 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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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.78/5  rDev +6.5%

12oz bottle, bottled on 04/23/14, served in a tumbler glass.

Appearance: Clear copper-amber. Thin white skin of foam across the top with a thicker ring at the edge. Some persistent strands of lacing.

Smell: Floral with just a hint of tropical fruit.

Taste: Floral and tropical fruits with some notes of grapefruit citrus mixed in with some sweet tea flavors, with the tea flavors coming out a bit stronger at the finish. I'm not digging the sweet tea finish. However, as the beer warmed up the tea flavors get replaced with a bit more pine and stronger grapefruit bitterness at the finish.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth and a little bit creamy even in thickness. Light carbonation. Definite stickiness on the teeth.

Overall / Drinkability: Mild by most AIPA standards these days, but tasty. Easily drinkable - brings flavor but doesn't pound you over the head with it. Finished quickly and wouldn't mind a larger one, and yet it was best with food. I think because I had a longer meal is why I wouldn't mind another one. Without food I think I might get a little bored with this one. Glad I tried it though.

07-03-2014 22:21:19 | More by damndirtyape
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amhendrick

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.5%

07-01-2014 18:58:37 | More by amhendrick
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benloho

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-30-2014 19:37:32 | More by benloho
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JMUduke

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-28-2014 02:55:17 | More by JMUduke
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VPI04


3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-26-2014 01:24:01 | More by VPI04
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bcgeiman

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-25-2014 19:21:28 | More by bcgeiman
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Sbjeff

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -71.8%

06-24-2014 01:51:58 | More by Sbjeff
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-21-2014 11:47:49 | More by jpd7374
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mobrockman

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-21-2014 02:27:38 | More by mobrockman
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Klebe

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-20-2014 14:40:06 | More by Klebe
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CM31

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-20-2014 02:46:09 | More by CM31
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-16-2014 22:44:09 | More by nosavingsaccount
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steelslug92

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-16-2014 19:19:53 | More by steelslug92
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jgreenward

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-15-2014 03:14:44 | More by jgreenward
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h-bomb

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-14-2014 21:26:43 | More by h-bomb
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OMsweetOM

California

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-12-2014 23:11:40 | More by OMsweetOM
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-12-2014 01:34:11 | More by mpalestino
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KevMo84

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-09-2014 00:16:53 | More by KevMo84
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potownbill

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

06-07-2014 22:30:59 | More by potownbill
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DaveOrlowski

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-06-2014 12:34:18 | More by DaveOrlowski
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-02-2014 02:50:25 | More by DrunkinYogi
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July2Nov

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-31-2014 22:55:06 | More by July2Nov
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travismiller80

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-31-2014 21:19:54 | More by travismiller80
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-31-2014 01:21:31 | More by Ljoreilly
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-25-2014 06:01:46 | More by thatoneguymike
Northern Lights IPA from Starr Hill Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.