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Starr Pils - Starr Hill Brewery

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76
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105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | 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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metter98

New York

3.3/5  rDev +0.3%

A: The beer is clear straw yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger and a half high white head that died down but consistently left a quarter finger high head covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of grainy malts and grassy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and also has some hints of bready malts and lemon citrus along with a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied (but not watery) on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very light and easy to drink, although the taste is not overly interesting. I couldn't see myself buying this beer again.

07-21-2013 23:44:24 | More by metter98
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -24%

07-21-2013 03:41:59 | More by bmjivi221
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horshamguy

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -0.3%

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.

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-16-2013 06:13:29 | More by DevinORoark
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-06-2013 16:34:33 | More by bacher468
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +14%

07-03-2013 02:50:28 | More by WDJersey
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crwrunner

Virginia

4/5  rDev +21.6%

06-30-2013 12:11:24 | More by crwrunner
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smalenberg

Michigan

4/5  rDev +21.6%

06-27-2013 17:56:13 | More by smalenberg
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Guden

Maryland

1/5  rDev -69.6%

06-22-2013 15:46:36 | More by Guden
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-12-2013 20:29:17 | More by JMUbrewz
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-04-2013 22:14:06 | More by Camjmorton
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zdeck37

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-29-2013 22:02:39 | More by zdeck37
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.29/5  rDev 0%

Thanks to the creator of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a plae golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is that familiar pilsener smell, malts, hops, some grains. Taste is malts, some hops, a bit of sweetness, kind of dry at the finish. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a decent beer, but just lacking a little oomph.

05-25-2013 13:20:34 | More by tone77
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-23-2013 16:15:47 | More by bigfnjoe
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +7.3%

You CANnot imagine my elation upon walking into Pizza Boy/Al's of Hampden two Saturdays ago and spotting this gem in the cooler! I was ecstatic at the proposition of adding yet another of their beers to The CANQuest (TM) and I had to be physically restrained from just opening one and CANsuming it right then and there.

From the CAN: "Founded in Charlottesville, VA"; "The Gift of Great Beer [undersigned] Mark A. Thompson [,] Master Brewer".

The Crack spewed like the one that the dominatrix opened in Devo's "Whip It!" video which kind of irritated me as I was still in a suit and i dislike smelling like beer at work. Once it (and I) calmed down, I ended up with a finger-and-a-half of puffy, bone-white head with reasonable retention. Color was a light, pale yellow with NE-quality clarity and I was wishing for an SRM guide to better describe it. One sniff and I thought, "German!" Sho nuff. It had a beautiful grassiness, but underlain with enough malt to take on a slight lemony quality, as well as a mild sweetness. Mouthfeel was light, not watery, but soft, with a definite lemongrass taste that really speaks of the style, to me. Finish was semi-dry with the same lemongrass flavor that I caught on the tongue. Given that it is now available in CANs and summer is quickly approaching, I am recommending it for your cooler if you CAN find it in your area.

05-22-2013 00:56:28 | More by woodychandler
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-19-2013 21:01:56 | More by erialbill
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CountryRoadsBrewing

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-16-2013 21:46:09 | More by CountryRoadsBrewing
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.55/5  rDev +7.9%

Beer poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a translucent straw with lots of bubbles and a small white head. Smells of sweet grain and possibly some corn, grain dominates. Tastes of barley, not much else, but with a bit of an aftertaste. Beer goes down great, really light bodied, heavy carbonation. Overall, an above average beer.

05-10-2013 01:55:23 | More by cyclonece09
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

04-22-2013 00:29:21 | More by mikehillman
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ESeab

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-28-2013 17:31:33 | More by ESeab
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jadams11

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

02-09-2013 14:20:14 | More by jadams11
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-16-2012 23:33:52 | More by cliff1066
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-21-2012 01:08:33 | More by jp312
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EFR94

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

11-19-2012 19:34:10 | More by EFR94
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docmoran16

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.8%

11-10-2012 19:55:01 | More by docmoran16
Starr Pils from Starr Hill Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.