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14th Star Valor Ale - 14th Star Brewing Co.

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14th Star Valor Ale14th Star Valor Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

25 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.45%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
14th Star Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 07-27-2013)
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beis


4.76/5  rDev +34.8%

08-12-2014 04:02:44 | More by beis
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Stonehill64


4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-24-2014 05:27:48 | More by Stonehill64
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Rheaume17

Vermont

4/5  rDev +13.3%

08-20-2013 21:27:35 | More by Rheaume17
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-11-2014 20:32:16 | More by Molson2000
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Hendry

Vermont

3.84/5  rDev +8.8%

Clear amber color,half a finger of bone white head,,minimal lacing.

Aroma is mostly malty with some hops underneath.

Flavor is not what I was expecting from a hoppy amber as the malt shines for the most part, though as it warmed it had a little more to offer in the bitterness department.

Mouthfeel was light medium, sort of thin, well carbonated.

Not a bad effort, but when a bottle of Vermont Ale claims to be "hoppy" on the label, it has a lot to live up to when comparing it to other hoppy Vermont offerings.

03-02-2014 06:42:08 | More by Hendry
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Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.83/5  rDev +8.5%

Weed-wacking? Done. Lunch? Consumed.... It's 'Zebo time, and Bier time! Diving into a bottle of Valor Ale, snagged at the brewery in early June, for $5.00.

Poured into a nonic, it is a clear, medium chestnut colored bier. Head is wispy thin and light beige, clinging to the sides. Carbo is scattered and sparse, and lacing is light. Aroma has some solid caramel malt, some earthiness, and a bit of citrus lurking arrears. Body is solidly medium, and it is fairly smooth down the hatch.

Though the flavor has some caramel, toffee and toasty maltiness, it is the hoppyness that grabs your attention. It is a mix of floral hops and some citrus, with a smidge of rindyness thrown it. The hops linger well in the aftertaste. This one is quite easy drinking, and the fact that a portion of the proceeds go towards Veterans programs is a bonus! Prosit!

3.83/5 rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1582

07-27-2013 20:06:56 | More by Bierman9
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

A-Pours clear and reddish in hue. Head is a thicker chunk of off-white. Actually a pretty brew.

S-Balanced but I think there is something subtle about the malt that makes me enjoy it more than I'd expect. Lightly spicy. Caramel and bread. Pine hops.

T-Not rewriting any brewing books here but it works. Malt is more complex. Sweet but also has dry components. Bread crusts. Hops are pine, somewhat floral and spicy.

M-Light side of medium in body. A bit creamy. Moderately carbonated.

O-Pleases in its subtleties. I also always enjoy seeing a brewery's flagship being a rather underutilized style.

07-21-2014 22:55:29 | More by VelvetExtract
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

10-01-2013 15:45:16 | More by Varkias41
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-15-2013 14:44:35 | More by DrunkinYogi
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-19-2013 20:49:40 | More by CB_Crowe
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dunix

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-19-2014 17:49:14 | More by dunix
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kabritz

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-15-2013 18:43:35 | More by kabritz
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bigred89

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-12-2014 03:59:23 | More by bigred89
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jamesewelch

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-29-2013 13:12:05 | More by jamesewelch
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-21-2014 00:35:50 | More by costanzo_mike
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-26-2014 21:24:44 | More by ZEB89
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rlamoy

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-13-2014 03:23:14 | More by rlamoy
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aoampm

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-27-2014 07:49:55 | More by aoampm
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-21-2014 17:53:44 | More by acurtis
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patrick802

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-04-2014 19:31:52 | More by patrick802
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-26-2014 00:12:23 | More by LoveStout
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3/5  rDev -15%

03-09-2014 19:55:55 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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sgn4779

Vermont

3/5  rDev -15%

04-09-2014 13:40:37 | More by sgn4779
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2.74/5  rDev -22.4%

On tap at the brewery.

Medium amber in color, clear, with a thin white head that held at a ringlet, dotting the glass with lace. Aroma of biscuity malts, herbal hops, ammonia. This kind of fell apart for me in the taste department. Herbal hop notes soon gave way to an uncomfortable soapiness, hints of ammonia, overlaid on a biscuity malt base. The off-flavors dominated, unfortunately. Body was light-medium, mouthfeel was crisp, but again, kind of off and awkward, making it something I probably wouldn't go back for again, especially considering this was fresh from the source.

02-09-2014 20:13:32 | More by Rifugium
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Cascade77

Vermont

2/5  rDev -43.3%

03-17-2014 16:46:17 | More by Cascade77
14th Star Valor Ale from 14th Star Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.