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Wee Heavy - Starr Hill Brewery

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Wee Heavy
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 7.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: zaphodchak on 01-14-2012)
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3.6/5  rDev -5%

Nice lace, reddish brown body, clear.

Nose is kinda tangy, malt and a trace of hops.

Much more hops than belong in a wee heavy, kinda bitter and almost metallic. I remembered this being better when I sampled it, but this isn't holding up as well. It's been in the growler for a week now, so that could be to blame. Kinda roasty, nutty malt flavor, which is much more appropriate.

Coarse to start, smooths out into something kinda airy.

I can't dock this too hard because it's been in a growler for too long; response locally has been pretty positive.

01-14-2012 04:18:40 | More by zaphodchak
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

02-03-2013 14:26:16 | More by zillo043068
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4.23/5  rDev +11.6%

I tried this wee heavy on-tap at H'burg's Capital Ale House. It's one of Starr Hill's "all access" beers, part of a series they're doing this year. It packs quite a punch at 8.5% ABV, but remains very sweet and malty, with a touch of caramel and a smooth mouthfeel. I didn't detect too much hoppiness, but I've only tried a few other wee heavies, so it may have been more than usual. Either way, I enjoyed it so I brought home a growler. If you can find it on tap, I recommend it.

03-14-2012 00:19:07 | More by AGK
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-01-2012 16:04:50 | More by bluetrevian
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United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-31-2012 03:02:27 | More by MisledTitan
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-25-2013 10:10:45 | More by vfgccp
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

04-05-2013 23:36:39 | More by GaryMarkle84
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-15-2014 11:09:00 | More by Dank26
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-29-2013 22:03:25 | More by zdeck37
Wee Heavy from Starr Hill Brewery
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