Starfire Pale Ale | Fitger's Brewhouse

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87
very good
97 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fitger's Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States
brewhouse.net

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tavernjef on 11-29-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
97
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.69%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
13
For Trade:
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of SD-Alefan
4.26/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewhouse. Pours a dark golden with a hint of red and a slightly off-white head.
Aroma is loaded withe citrus, grapefruit and orange with a touch of breadiness.
Taste follows, lots of grapefruit and orange, a bit of pith and a balancing sweetness.
Mouthfeel is medium and smooooth.
Very good pale ale.

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Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JeffSK
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopstout
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AleMan66
4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I had this poured at the Fitgers bar. It's a golden color, slightly red. I immediately tasted grapefruit and confirmed through the bartender that it is in fact grapefruit. Slightly happier than I like, but a great beer!

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Photo of d5001986
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Docrock
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CraigP83
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very floral APA. Has a definite bitterness

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Photo of MNBeerGeek
3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigAl18
3.2/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Z_Anderson_0406
4.26/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I wanted to like this but the day i was there this came across as a little water, hoppy and sour. Its hop to malt ratio is somewhere between an APA and an IPA.

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Photo of Vukusich
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

STARFIRE RESERVE

A special version of our signature Starfire Pale Ale that ups everything – malt, hops, alcohol, flavor – you name it. This brew not only features Starfire’s signature Amarillo hops, but Mosaic hops as well.

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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warmbier804
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ish1
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jsprain1
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TubaDan
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of SurlyZach
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of dheldman
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of PlacementSix
4.4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of The_Dude_710
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Jeffrey2310
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Starfire Pale Ale from Fitger's Brewhouse
3.93 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
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