Northern Lights IPA | Starr Hill Brewery

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Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA
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Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA

Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery
Virginia, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 09-19-2004

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Ratings: 978 |  Reviews: 262
Photo of wiegs4life
4.25/5  rDev +19%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.27/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A - Pour is fairly dark amber with a 1/2 inch of head that leaves a pretty sweet lace ring throughout.
S - Smell is subdued hop bitterness, old malt, and some cracker crust.
T - A very lackluster IPA with more malty base than standard hop bitterness. Slightly below average.
M - Malty medium bodied with a not very "crisp" finish.

Overall a very forgettable IPA that is worth passing for the single reason of no bottling date. Guaranteed to be old.

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of jmdrpi
3.19/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle, dated about 2 months old

Clear copper color, minimal head. Earthy hop aroma. Fairly bitter taste, just kinda boring. thin to Medium bodied

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Photo of Omnium
3.7/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass
A - Nice orange tinted gold, one finger head, average lacing
S - Not a bad smell, some fresh fruits, citrus and a hint of peach, flowers, and a slight scent of dankness.
T - Some decent hop bitterness here, a little citrus taste, as well as a little sweet malty finish, some dried flowers, and a hair of pine.
M - Lighter on feel, medium carbonization, but the bittereness hangs on more than it should
O - Average IPA, but its drinkable and is a decent style of single IPA, there's much better picks out there for singles, but its not bad.

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -16%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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2.5/5  rDev -30%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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2.25/5  rDev -37%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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4.25/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Northern Lights IPA from Starr Hill Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 978 ratings
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