Northern Lights IPA | Starr Hill Brewery

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Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA
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3.57/5
Good
988 Ratings
Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 09-19-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,746
Reviews:
264
Ratings:
988
pDev:
13.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty much an average brew. Didn't notice a bottle date but suspect it's old. I tend to believe that 75% of most beer sold in a bottle store is out of date anyway.

Not picking up really any hop notes either in aroma or taste in this orange amber brew.
Mostly malts here and a metalic aftertaste.
Drinks harsh not smooth at all.
I'll revisit these guys latter on.

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Northern Lights IPA from Starr Hill Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 988 ratings