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Starr Saison - Starr Hill Brewery

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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TechTriumph on 07-01-2012

Starr Saison is a traditional Belgian-style farmhouse ale. It is crisp and complex with plenty of fruitiness, hints of earth, and refreshing hop aroma and bitterness.

Previously known as All Access Saison.
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Ratings: 111 | Reviews: 24
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, golden, rust color with lots of orange highlights and a quarter of a finger of white-colored head that quickly dissolved away into a thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Nice aromas of toasted malt, imparting notes of freshly toasted English muffins or French baguettes. There are lots of orange and grapefruit-like citrus aromas as well as some honey and spices such as coriander, black pepper, and maybe a touch of ginger.

Taste: Exactly like the aroma. There’s lots of toasted malt up front, imparting bready flavors of freshly toasted English muffins or French baguettes, followed by some honey-like sweetness, lemony/orange/grapefruit-like citrus and spices such as coriander, black pepper, and maybe a touch of ginger and saffron.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and pretty effervescent as there is some good carbonation. With an ABV of 6.0%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a descent American Saison. It has good flavors of toasted malt, citrus and spices. Good quaff.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: hazy, golden orange; big frothy off-white head; decent lacing

Smell: sweet, candy-like aroma with coriander; some of that farmhouse funk; smells delicious

Taste: sweet malts on start; jumps to sour, grapefruit-pithe like bitterness; finishes slightly dry and sour with a finish like you bit into a citrus peel; more like a US-IPA finish

Mouthfeel: slightly thin and lightly carbed

Remarks: not too bad overall, but not great, either

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Starr Saison from Starr Hill Brewery
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