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The Love - Starr Hill Brewery

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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 12
Gots: 38 | 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:
Beer added by: mentor on 01-12-2008

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.

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Photo of tigg924
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Average to slightly below average hefe. Hits all the style marks for what you would expect to find in a hefe, but the flavor does not come together as well here as in other examples in the style. For me, this is a pass.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of HeatherSnowman
4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

This may be my new favorite! I've always been a fan of a good Hefeweizen, and this is everything a Hefeweizen should be!

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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2.67/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

DATE REVIEWED: July 18, 2014... GLASSWARE: Weihenstaphaner weizen... OCCASION: beautiful camp day to a close...APPEARANCE: cloudy golden yellow body with generally large bubbles at the bottom of the glass; quickly flattening head--zero left behind, creating a bald brew... AROMA: banana and bubblegum--a yeast strain that is a bit clean for a hefe... some clove late... PALATE: crisp, reasonably medium-bodied; swift aftertaste; not really unfiltered... TASTE: yeasty banana, and yet not too flavorful; slightly acidic, but rather smooth overall, missing the rougher, more natural flavor profile of a hefe... OVERALL: refreshing on the deck at Friday 5 pm, yes--flavorful enough to distinguish itself or hold interest, no...enough to be a hefe, definitely not; the sampler hit on two of four (the IPA and pils) and struggles elsewhere...

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

The Love from Starr Hill Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.