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Double Platinum - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
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285 Ratings
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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 10
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dreadnaught33 on 02-03-2011)
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Reviews by dontpanic5:
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dontpanic5


3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

When I poured this beer, I wasn't able to pour the whole thing in one go, the head was too plentiful. Not sure if that's a characteristic of the beer or of how bad I am at pouring beers. Once it was all in the glass, the beer had a dark amber hue underneath the billowing white head.

The beer doesn't have a strong smell to me, or perhaps it's user error again and summer allergies are rendering my nose useless. What I could smell was a little bit of hops but also a little something else balancing it out.

The beer has the distinct hops bite that would be expected from a double IPA, but it is more forgiving than other beers in this category. Expect the hops to really hit you on the aftertaste.

What has ultimately sold me on this beer is the mouthfeel. It's creamy and full-bodied and seems to occupy every nook and cranny of your head. Overall I enjoyed this beer, it was a lot of fun to drink!

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 01:52:42 | More by dontpanic5
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Double Platinum from Starr Hill Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.