Our friends at Starr Hill have released another variety pack. We love this format as it changes things up a bit and in this case, one of our go-to styles, the IPA, is center focus. While Starr Hill rarely disappoints, I can already see two in here that I’m not sure what to expect – the Kveik IPA and the East Coast IPA. We should also note that all of these beers clock in at 7.0% ABV. Let’s jump in.
Shade | Kveik IPA: Of the four in the pack, this one stood out to me the most. I haven’t had much experience with Kveik yeast, at least that I know of. The particular yeast in this beer is the Hornindal Norwegian yeast. Let’s check it out. This beer pours a great gold color, is clear and has a white, medium head that sticks around. On the nose I’m finding pineapple, mango and citrus that’s easy to credit to the hops but these aromas are unique in that I believe some yeast character is driving some of this aroma. I’m also finding some grassy/earthy aromas that I’m wondering if could b
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
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