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01/16/17

Tasting Notes: Debut #11 Scotch Ale

Introducing our 11th Release in our Debut Series… Scotch Ale! This potent ale features a full, chewy body, brimming with the malt-driven sweetness of caramel. Aromas of candied toffee and dark fruit burst from the huge, complex malt. A little background on this classic style: English and Scottish Ales were historically named and referred to… Read More
11/04/15

Beer Draught 2015: Starr Hill Hop Selection

Brewing great beer means going the distance to find the best ingredients out there. Brewmaster Robbie O’Cain recently travelled to the Pacific Northwest in search of the best hops in the world. Hops, the spice of beer. One could fairly state that hops helped create the beer revolution, which has been dominating the headlines and… Read More
07/08/15

Debut #4: Dry-Hopped Czech Keller Pils

When it comes to the story behind our Debut#4: Czech Keller Pils, it’s really about the story of Pilsners. The Pilsner style was created in Pilsen (Plzen) in modern day Czech Republic. Due to the very soft water in Pilsen, it was possible to create a very lightly colored beer. At the time, the brewers were not… Read More
03/01/15

Debut #2: Liquid Cookies

People ask me all the time where brewers come up with ideas for each new beer recipe. R&D is essential and ongoing for us at Starr Hill Brewery. We have a small pilot rig where we can test new recipes with experimental ingredients or make tweaks to current recipes. Inspiration can also come while sampling… Read More