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Dark Starr Stout - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

428 Ratings
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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: karst on 04-17-2006)
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Best beer of the day.

keating603, Aug 24, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle - while I'm on the subject. What's with the use of twist on bottles, with twist on caps, that you can't twist off? Think of the home brewers! Think of the customer's hands!

Anyways

A - Pours pitch black with a one finger tan head. Solid lacing and lasting power.

S - Deep notes of freshly ground coffee and cocoa.

T - Burnt to roasty character that is exacerbated by the mouthfeel, but luckily if you don't think to hard there's a solid enough chocolate kick to round it out.

M - Fairly dry, the first bottle I had of this I swore it was a mis-print calling it an Irish Dry. Now that I'm actually sitting down and giving it a thorough tasting, it's definitely more of and Irish Dry than American Stout.

O - A great converter for the Guiness drinker. Nothing worth getting too excited about. I wonder if there are nitro kegs out there...

Zach136, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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KG710, Oct 28, 2014
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3.38/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

A- nice dark stoutty color that looks like a nice stout color, rather subtle lacing, really gotta look hard to see it, kinda like my friend rick who was pretty damn good at hide and seek back in the day.
S- smells like a stout might smell, lots roasty barley just tickles the innards of my nose, quite arousing i might say
T- well, tastes kinda like what a stout would taste like, nice subtle hints of coffee and full flavor of roasted barley and malts, not as strong as i would like
M- feels a little lighter than i would prefer, but still has the somewhat heavy feel of a stout, just a little stout, lol
O- very nice beer, hold true to the stout, just not as developed and strong as i might like, i like my stout like arnold and this is kinda like Rich Froning, still got muscles and knows how to use them, but arnold is still bigger and sexier

Heiorun, Oct 24, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +10.8%

A-Dark. shines with red tint held to light. quarter inch of tan head.
S-I got a roasted or slight char.I mabey some pine notes.
T-Like a non-watery guinness .
M-Slight carbonation nothing that is upsetting. Super refreshing end.
O-It's a great beer.Nothing to call home about but it is well executed. After I try a few more I will form my final opinion.

TheLibertyFlamesTaster, Oct 23, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -11.4%

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Dark Starr Stout from Starr Hill Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.