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Soul Shine | Starr Hill Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery
Virginia, United States
starrhill.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Nitty703 on 04-21-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,926
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
147
pDev:
11.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 17
Reviews by JamieDuncan:
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4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a six pack at Lake Anna in Virginia because it was a VA beer that I had not seen in Maryland, plus, I like Belgians as a rule. Decent looking beer that was very interesting to the nose, seemed promising. Very tasty, I enjoyed this beer very much, tasty and easy to drink. This is one that I will buy again.

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3.17/5  rDev -12.7%
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Had on tap at GBD

So overall I find Starr Hill to have merely average beers, but I still like to try and give them support

That being said this beer falls right into that middle of the road category. This beer has a dark amber appearance. Smell was faint malt, hint of citrus, and sweet bread. The taste up front is great with a bit of toffee notes soft sour taste from the Belgian yeast and a pleasant orange/citrus burst. The problem was the mineral metallic aftertaste. Really ruins the beer for me actually. It's not unbearable but it's definitely noticeable. Otherwise it could be a easy drinking full flavored beer. If they could just get that fixed I would drink this more often, but as it stands I would rather drink something else at my BBQ

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Soul Shine from Starr Hill Brewery
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 147 ratings
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