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Starr Hill Brewmaster Robbie O'Cain Talks Amber Ale

Starr Hill Brewmaster Robbie O'Cain Talks Amber Ale

We spoke with Starr Hill Brewery's brewmaster Robbie O'Cain about Starr Hill Amber Ale.

BC: Who came up with this beer’s recipe?
The entire Starr Hill Brewing Team collaborated on this recipe.

BC: What’s your favorite aspect of this beer (flavor, aroma, etc.)?
A nice little chocolate note hidden in the flavor.

BC: Where does this beer’s name come from?
The style of beer it represents - nothing crazy here!

BC: Can you describe this beer in 10 words or less?
Clean, malty, caramel goodness.

BC: Do you know a story – or have a personal story – that revolves around this beer?
It was the first beer Starr Hill ever produced back in 1999 and went on to win two silver medals at GABF plus a bronze at the World Beer Cup.

BC: What's a good food pairing for this beer?
I actually love it with popcorn. We also recommend fish and chips, Dubliner cheese and sticky toffee pudding.

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