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Starr Hill Amber Lights - Starr Hill Brewery

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Starr Hill Amber Lights
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 21.14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: WMEugene on 10-16-2011)
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WMEugene

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The Amber Lights is a limited edition combination of the Amber Ale and Northern Lights brewed for their upcoming anniversary.

Poured from a growler purchased at the brewery on 10/15/11.

A - Pours a rich, hazy amber color with a nice bubbly head. Good lacing for this type of beer.

S - Malts are the most dominant smell, faint hops in the background. The smell is pleasant, but not particularly strong.

T - A nice mix of malt and hop flavors. Some sweet notes are present including caramel and citrus flavors.

M - Medium bodied with a nice dry and hoppy finish. A very rich feel in the mouth.

The Amber Lights is a great beer and in my opinion better than either the Amber Ale or Northern Lights. It has a very rich flavor and provides a nice balance of malts and hops. It is definitely closer in style to an amber than an IPA, but the IPA characteristics are there. Highly recommended, and I hope they decide to keep it on their regular rotation.

Serving type: growler

10-16-2011 21:40:20 | More by WMEugene
Starr Hill Amber Lights from Starr Hill Brewery
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