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The Love - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

344 Ratings
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Ratings: 344
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.91%
Wants: 10
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Love is an unfiltered wheat beer, also known as a hefeweizen. It is distinguished by its extremely light body and flavored with hints of banana and clove. A slice of lemon can complement this refreshing brew.

9 IBU

(Beer added by: mentor on 01-12-2008)
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

HuntDaddy540, Apr 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

colinclovt, Apr 27, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +3.7%

This beer is refreshing. I explored it in a variety pack in April and wondered if it was the left-over of the Valentine special. It seems insignificant at first, but the aftertaste is a perfect blend of sweet and bitter. It reminds me of Cherry Dr. Pepper but not like a thick syrup. It's light and easy to drink all night. It has a flavor that stimulates the pallet and wakes you up with a pleasant vibrancy.

MECove, Apr 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Amedlin18, Apr 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Laulau, Apr 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

100200300, Apr 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

tclipse, Apr 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29%

RyanAU, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

MisterFuzz, Mar 23, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev +0.6%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a wheat beer glass. Pours cloudy orange yellow with a small white head. Smells of wheat, nothing too surprising. Tastes of wheat and very slight orange, nice combination. Beer is heavily carbonated, light bodied, good finish. Overall a slightly above average beer.

cyclonece09, Mar 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

OtisCampbell007, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

VeganUndead, Mar 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

AMarkle6524, Mar 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

PA-Michigander, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

Pete7919, Feb 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

jaymo18, Feb 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Goldndomer, Feb 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

Supra97, Feb 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

rjvanston, Feb 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

ZEB89, Feb 08, 2014
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2.69/5  rDev -23.6%

In the beer's defense the distributor I purchased it from sold beer that was bottled in September so it is not super fresh.

A-Interesting bottle design and not one that I have seen before. Pink frontal lay with the brewery name a cross the top with the name of the beer on the bottom. Good choice of cap with a gold star and red outlay (will go great with my collection). Too "feminine" for me to truly enjoy. Bonus points for putting the master brewer on the label.

S-The smell is very crisp and clean; very much what you would expect from a wheat beer.

T-The taste is surprisingly refreshing and certainly emulates the crisp and clean smell that gets your senses started.

M-There is something missing as you feel the beer hit your tongue but it very refreshing.

O-It is a good wheat beer but lacks in flavor in my book. It would be a good drink for a hot day while mowing your lawn or laying on the beach.

kcrosson492, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

benloho, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

ShepardCommander, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

sammyt728, Feb 01, 2014
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3.09/5  rDev -12.2%

A: A loud, audible crackling and popping from a foamy, dirty white head leaves much to be desired with a washy, quick, descent. A hazy, brass coloring has a rapid rate of macro-bubble effervesce while the lacing is lean and disappointing.

S: Aroma of pale wheat, light rose hibiscus, small tart funk that was near moot. There really isn't alot going on here, a fade of semi-dry orange peels with a strength and complexity that was flat lining.

T: Flavor of tart orange and wheat, funk, hefeweizen yeast, bubblegum and tangerine. Hint of apple cider.

M: Mouthful was crisp, sparkling, lots of activity, feels a bit foamy when things die down.

O: Overall, moderate drinkability at best, may be a overcarbonated and hardly worthy seeking out.

beerthulhu, Jan 29, 2014
The Love from Starr Hill Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 344 ratings.