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The Love - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.91%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | 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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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-08-2014 04:29:06 | More by rjvanston
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-08-2014 00:42:24 | More by ZEB89
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kcrosson492

Virginia

2.69/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 02:03:23 | More by kcrosson492
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benloho

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +13.6%

02-05-2014 04:57:40 | More by benloho
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

02-01-2014 18:17:18 | More by ShepardCommander
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sammyt728

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-01-2014 03:19:23 | More by sammyt728
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.09/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 01:36:09 | More by beerthulhu
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Zach136

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-27-2014 21:01:22 | More by Zach136
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

01-24-2014 05:23:25 | More by WoodBrew
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -29%

01-23-2014 00:56:57 | More by athomasPSU
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Golden32

Alabama

3/5  rDev -14.8%

01-18-2014 23:43:52 | More by Golden32
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +34.9%

12-31-2013 22:28:38 | More by TaylorK
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I picked this beer up in a mixed six pack and was pleasantly surprised. While I do enjoy wheat beers in general, I tend to shy away from some of the wheat beers that have a spicier taste. This beer, however, had more subtle spice flavors and was lighter in character than comparable beers such as hoeggarten. I gave this beer a high rating because of its amazing drinkability, the fact that it would make a great summer beer, and could appeal to even the most stubborn of domestic light beer drinkers. Bust out a case of this at your next barbecue, I'm sure it will go over well!

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 01:57:24 | More by aqualung23
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

12-28-2013 20:42:05 | More by kmos27
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Capitals82

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

12-24-2013 01:08:44 | More by Capitals82
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javlin624

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.8%

12-17-2013 05:39:21 | More by javlin624
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GNH3

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

12-16-2013 02:21:53 | More by GNH3
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czeiders12

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

12-07-2013 22:26:32 | More by czeiders12
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.8%

12-07-2013 19:06:14 | More by Knapp85
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-26-2013 00:41:11 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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socon67

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

11-14-2013 22:53:02 | More by socon67
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wshell1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +13.6%

11-12-2013 21:54:14 | More by wshell1
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

11-03-2013 03:40:47 | More by MichaelProcton
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

11-01-2013 21:59:50 | More by Proclarush
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mendvicdog

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

10-31-2013 23:00:05 | More by mendvicdog
The Love from Starr Hill Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.