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Double Platinum - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

319 Ratings
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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.98%
Wants: 12
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dreadnaught33 on 02-03-2011)
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Zach136, Jun 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Boxerjay, May 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

hilgart1, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

drsarver, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

MikeWard, May 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

TimoP, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Jnet0125, May 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

bkwhoppa66, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of rajendra82
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Standard DIPA appearance, with an orange-amber colored clear body, one finger thick head, and lots of streamers. Why mess with success, right? The smell was a little subdued, as the hops didn't hit me in the face. I could detect some grapefruit, and mandarin orange smells, as well as a bit of fresh cut hay. The taste was also not very hoppy to me. There was a herbal bitterness, and a touch of spice, but mid palette and finish was dominated by honey like malt. The sweetness overpowered the hops, but it was not a dark fruit like sweetness approaching barleywine character, but rather a sugary, syrupy taste, making this an odd DIPA. It did feel good and soft in the mouth, and the finish was clean. It was a different take on the style for sure. The closest similar beer I can think of is the Green Flash Green Bullet.

rajendra82, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Viperman1316, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Sanchezrox23, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Laulau, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

wcu80, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

thatoneguymike, Mar 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

bpfrush, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

kmos27, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

megamass, Mar 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

ArtZan, Mar 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

RyanByorick, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the 2014 Secret Stash Bash (Atlanta).

)n tap at the 2014 Secret Stash Bash (Atlanta).
Pours deep and dark amber. Modest but durable head.

Aroma: Interesting aroma is hoppy, as expected, but has an unusual character that is floral and herbal but otherwise rather hard to describe.

Flavor is more earthy, with mild to moderate bitterness.

Medium body and carbonation.

O: for hop heads.

chinchill, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Diplomat11, Mar 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

VeganUndead, Mar 01, 2014
Double Platinum from Starr Hill Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.