Dec 7, 2017

Starr Hill Brewery Announces 2018 Lineup

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Starr Hill Brewery is set to kick off its 2018 tour with a fresh lineup of beers, headlined by their new flagship brand: Front Row Golden Ale. Starr Hill will also release Looking Glass IPA as a new spring seasonal, several classics in the Heavy Rotation Series, a revamped All Access Series lineup, as well as some specialty variety packs including the new BoomBox can pack.

Front Row Golden Ale will become the sixth member of the core lineup in early 2018 as Starr Hill’s newest flagship brand available year-round. This light and refreshing beer is the perfect balance of Honey malt and Cascade hops for a smooth body and clean finish.

“We originally brewed this Golden Ale for the summer music festival season last year, and it just took off,” says Starr Hill Brewmaster, Robbie O’Cain. “Front Row is a classic, approachable beer that we’re really excited to share.”

Front Row celebrates savoring life’s moments in-person and sharing the experience with others. Starr Hill will launch Front Row on draft, followed by six-pack bottles, this spring with a Golden Ticket Giveaway contest. Fans can enter to win concert tickets and an exclusive Front Row Tour Pack of prizes.

Front Row Golden Ale will also be available in 16oz. cans and showcased in the new BoomBox 8-pack alongside Northern Lights IPA. This unique package will feature four cans each of each brand, a link to free music content, and will be available year-round starting in March 2018.

Looking Glass IPA will launch in early February as Starr Hill’s new spring seasonal brand, replacing Reviver Red IPA. Loaded with notes of juicy pineapple, mango and passion fruit, this IPA packs big hop aroma and flavor with minimal bitterness. The Hook Grapefruit Session IPA will again bring back the summer season before Last Leaf Maple Brown Ale returns in the fall.

Starr Hill 2018 Calendar

The Heavy Rotation Series spins an ongoing playlist of new beer and music with something fresh available in 6-packs and on draft every three months. 2018 sees the return of some classic favorites from Starr Hill’s brewing archives.

Starr Hill’s All Access Series showcases some of the brewery’s most unique and inspired beers. Now a draft-only limited series, Starr Hill will release a different All Access brand every two months, featuring old favorites and new recipes developed at the Pilot Brewery & Side Stage in Roanoke.

The new Jam Pack now showcases a 12-pack of 16oz. cans, including Northern Lights IPA, Grateful Pale Ale, Front Row Golden Ale, and The Love Wheat Beer. Jam Pack will be released in mid-May and available just in time for summer.

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