Northern Lights IPA | Starr Hill Brewery

Northern Lights IPANorthern Lights IPA
974 Ratings
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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Lots of froth on this clear, golden brew. the large bubbles were quite sticky and clung to the glass quite a bit.

S: Are my senses dead? I honestly didn't get much here. Maybe a bit of yeast and grainy citrus.

T: The taste was pleasant and with no pine cone whatsoever. Very East Coast and subdued. Sure, the orange was in there, but this was played right down the middle.

M: Prickly and with lots of lacing.

O: I found this to be very drinkable, but ultimately not very memorable.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The bottle was given to me by Mark, the GM at the Keswick Tavern in Glenside, PA. Thanks for the sample, Mark!

Poured and sampled from a DFH Pint Glass

A - The beer pours an opaque, slightly hazy, golden orange color. A foamy, one-finger head on the initial pour. Lots of sticky lacing left after drinking.

S - An average smelling IPA with a mix of pine, grapefruit and hops.

T - A sweet, malty taste yet it still has a nice hoppy bitterness to it. A mixture of the standard IPA tastes of pine and citrus (grapefruit ). A earthy, grassy taste as well. There is a tangy, caramel-like aftertaste. The ABV is well hidden. A very sessionable beer, in my opinion.

M - medium consistency. Good amount of carbonation.

O - A good IPA and a beer that I would definitely have again. That being said, nothing really sets it apart from the multitude of IPA's out there so I can't say it was the best I ever had by any means. It is what it easy drinking, middle of the road IPA that is worth a try if you see it.


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Northern Lights IPA from Starr Hill Brewery
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 974 ratings
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