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Cryptical Imperial Stout - Starr Hill Brewery

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Cryptical Imperial StoutCryptical Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
82
good

87 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15.28%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  7.52% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 11-05-2010)
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tripelz

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -72.2%

11-03-2012 02:37:39 | More by tripelz
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trc77


2/5  rDev -44.4%

01-06-2013 02:13:44 | More by trc77
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djre4orm

Virginia

2/5  rDev -44.4%

06-13-2013 19:35:05 | More by djre4orm
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

05-10-2013 12:53:01 | More by tommyguz
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speedvagen

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

02-24-2013 23:09:17 | More by speedvagen
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

10-07-2013 02:20:39 | More by oglmcdgl
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Falcon2008

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-04-2013 00:57:25 | More by Falcon2008
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-01-2013 21:56:09 | More by Dave_Treat
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-02-2014 22:32:38 | More by devilfluff
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

04-28-2013 15:35:19 | More by Jason1337
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KMcG

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

05-19-2013 21:26:20 | More by KMcG
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-31-2013 23:02:57 | More by mendvicdog
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

03-04-2013 13:48:25 | More by jjd315
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-24-2012 02:45:16 | More by hockeyfighter19
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-29-2014 20:30:50 | More by atrocity
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GTB

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-12-2014 03:00:21 | More by GTB
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qchic

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

09-18-2013 01:41:59 | More by qchic
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odualum13

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-07-2012 00:39:28 | More by odualum13
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hops202

District of Columbia

3.26/5  rDev -9.4%

Bomber poured into stone snifter.

Appearence is decent - might be the best thing about this beer. Nose has some good roast, char, and some coffee. Taste unfortunately is not as good and is seriously lacking. Lots of IBU but not done well. I'd be curious to see if the BBA version is any better.

04-13-2014 02:41:09 | More by hops202
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

05-07-2014 22:29:25 | More by Mantooth
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-03-2014 01:00:42 | More by acurtis
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ChadA83

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-03-2013 03:33:50 | More by ChadA83
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Ryanm1

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Had this straight out of the bottle. This is labeled as am Imperial Stout/Americal Double. I'm sure black in color. I thinkBeer Advocate got it wrong calling it 7.52% abv while on the label of the bottle it says only a flat 7%. My first impression by reading the label is that "this is a bit on the lower side of ABV" for an imperial beer. I thought this beer didn't really have a lot to offer. I thought for an imperial stout it was overly hoppy. Sky high 70 IBU rating. You hop heads will enjoy it. Upon checking the Starr Hill site it states that this beer uses Simcoe hops which are thought to have a cult following. Doesn't stack up against the really good imperial stouts such as Old Ras and Yeti.

All and all, if you're a hop head you'll like it, if not, I'd pass on this one.

01-04-2013 00:41:41 | More by Ryanm1
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-25-2012 05:17:25 | More by avisong
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Hessian257

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-27-2013 02:29:30 | More by Hessian257
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Cryptical Imperial Stout from Starr Hill Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.