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Starr Hill Amber Ale

Starr Hill Amber Ale Wine Details

Description: Starr Hill Amber Ale is the beer that started it all. Master Brewer Mark Thompson’s malty, full-flavored brew has won medals at the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup. Brewed in the tradition of the great English ales, the Amber is slightly sweet, honey in color and caramel in flavor.

Varietal Definition
Amber Ale:
This is a more modern, non-traditional style, and many of these beers borrow heavily from the characteristics associated with more classical styles such as "Pale Ales" or "Bitters." Amber ales are light to medium bodied and can be anywhere from light copper to light brown in hue. Flavorwise they can vary from generic and quaffable to serious craft brewed styles with extravagant hoppy aromas and full malt character. Typically amber ales are quite malty but not heavily caramelized in flavor. For our purposes amber ales will also include ales commonly identified as "Red Ales," and "American Ales" as, from the consumers viewpoint, the dividing line between these styles can often be a more a marketing concern than a consistently observed brewing convention.


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