Dark Starr Stout | Starr Hill Brewery

Dark Starr StoutDark Starr Stout
BA SCORE
3.53/5
462 Ratings
Dark Starr StoutDark Starr Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Murph on 07-06-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,600
Reviews:
202
Ratings:
462
pDev:
13.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
40
Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle - while I'm on the subject. What's with the use of twist on bottles, with twist on caps, that you can't twist off? Think of the home brewers! Think of the customer's hands!

Anyways

A - Pours pitch black with a one finger tan head. Solid lacing and lasting power.

S - Deep notes of freshly ground coffee and cocoa.

T - Burnt to roasty character that is exacerbated by the mouthfeel, but luckily if you don't think to hard there's a solid enough chocolate kick to round it out.

M - Fairly dry, the first bottle I had of this I swore it was a mis-print calling it an Irish Dry. Now that I'm actually sitting down and giving it a thorough tasting, it's definitely more of and Irish Dry than American Stout.

O - A great converter for the Guiness drinker. Nothing worth getting too excited about. I wonder if there are nitro kegs out there...

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Dark Starr Stout from Starr Hill Brewery
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 462 ratings
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