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Starr Pils - Starr Hill Brewery

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76
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95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 17.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jimmys on 03-16-2012)
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Reviews by horshamguy:
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horshamguy

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.
A--Pale golden color. Absolutely crystal clear. Minimal head, no real retention or lacing.
S--Malty, crisp, exactly like you'd want/expect a Pils to smell.
T--Clean & crisp. Just like you'd want/expect a Pils to taste. Bready with grains.
M--Fairly highly carbonated. A light feel with a slightly dry finish. Really kind of nice feel to it.
O--100% fully functional Pils. Exactly what you'd expect from the style. Nothing exceptional, but not a flaw to be found either. All around, a quality beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 01:07:48 | More by horshamguy
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-09-2014 01:50:31 | More by jfcaa193
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

06-30-2014 13:46:05 | More by rolltide8425
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Virginia

2/5  rDev -39%

06-28-2014 03:56:24 | More by Loveyourbeer
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vwbus7

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

06-24-2014 01:57:24 | More by vwbus7
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

2.84/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear straw color. The head is about a finger high, with a white shade and a very bubbly texture. Quick to fade, it leaves behind a spotty web of lacing.

S: Fairly simplistic. The hops seem to take on a sulfury, vegetal tone instead of a grassy one, unfortunately. Luckily, the malt is clean, and the diacetyl is restrained. Not the best aroma for the style.

T: The flavor takes what I didn't like from the aroma...and amplifies it. The primary notes are mint, sulfur, bell pepper, and a faint hint of apricot. If I focus, I can pick up some nice Saaz hop flavors - in fact, the more I drink it, the more the vegetal flavors go away (being replaced with a more defined grassiness). Malts are nearly imperceptible.

M: Crisp and light, with a great finishing dryness. It also seems to be fairly soft for a pilsner. It's not intensely carbonated, either, which helps give it some beef for 4.2%.

O: Not a great pilsner. But, it goes down easily at least. At first, the vegetal notes ruined it; after a few sips, they only become a mild annoyance. Even though I wasn't a huge fan, I could legitimately drink a couple of these without complaint (usually with a mediocre beer, I'll have one and be done with it). Still, I wouldn't buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 22:23:00 | More by ThisWangsChung
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

06-11-2014 14:39:36 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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KevMo84

California

1.5/5  rDev -54.3%

06-09-2014 00:22:40 | More by KevMo84
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jadpsu

Georgia

2.88/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

At daughter's house in MS.
Pours a clear straw yellow with a decent white head of less than average retention leaving d some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of grainy malts and grassy hops and some faint skunkyness are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the nose and frankly does not have much in interest or character going for it.
Finishes dry. Very average probably something I wouldn't be purchasing.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 19:23:37 | More by jadpsu
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-24-2014 10:46:17 | More by KeyWestGator
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jimpyle48

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.5%

05-17-2014 00:12:26 | More by jimpyle48
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Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

04-29-2014 20:31:58 | More by atrocity
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

04-13-2014 22:25:43 | More by Amedlin18
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Georgia

3/5  rDev -8.5%

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +22%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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Texas

2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

12-16-2013 02:22:14 | More by GNH3
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.5%

12-07-2013 19:02:45 | More by Knapp85
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dmk91

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-07-2013 19:13:22 | More by dmk91
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Swift989

District of Columbia

2.25/5  rDev -31.4%

11-03-2013 15:30:34 | More by Swift989
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New York

2/5  rDev -39%

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New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

10-26-2013 19:01:47 | More by acurtis
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Starr Pils from Starr Hill Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.