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The Love Wheat Beer | Starr Hill Brewery

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The Love Wheat BeerThe Love Wheat Beer
BA SCORE
3.54/5
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456 Ratings
The Love Wheat BeerThe Love Wheat Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery
Virginia, United States
starrhill.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A German-style hefeweizen with a fruity aroma and spicy finish.

Added by mentor on 01-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,039
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
456
pDev:
15.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
78
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 456 |  Reviews: 135
Photo of Sgbrown78
3.57/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.56/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a weisse vase, the beer is a hazy, golden coloring with a fluffy, low profile, white head. Aromas of toasted grains, coriander, orange peel, clove, and hints of banana. Flavors are heavily roasted, with a spice blend forward, heavy on the clove. Banana bread and berry sweetness, with floral highlights. The body is light, and slightly effervesced, with a berry and banana blend in the aftertaste. The spice calms down a bit, making this finish very light and refreshing. Very good warm weather beer.

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Photo of JamesGrove
4.29/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fritzparker
3.18/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of crob3888
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spagel1919
2.39/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Just a hint of a spice gives this a bit of a different taste.

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Photo of brocktune
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Light and refreshing. Not a bad Hefe, but nothing special either.

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Photo of trickynicky
4.09/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of matty
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pretty clear beer for a Hefe.....otherwise pretty refreshing especially for a hot humid day.

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Photo of efrainfranco24
4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TeachChefs
3.51/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd43
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

It's a hefe, nothing fancy. I can see why so many casual beer drinkers flock to this style. A light clove note and the banana aroma you expect are here. Crisply refreshing from the carbonation level and hop dryness. Feel free to add a lemon wedge if you're into ruining perfectly adequate beer with fruit. Wouldn't bother with a six pack but a cold Love on a hot day isn't a bad thing.

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Photo of Bieniek30
3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Greels
3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bierleichen
3.64/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thebearfoothippy
3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tgatort
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KChristie87
3.89/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A - Light golden brown color. S - Lots of banana smells that are associated with Hefes. T - Tastes like a hefe should and def has a banana taste. F - Very smooth with lots of carbonation. O - Almost a 4/5.

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Photo of Heffenista
4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eden222
1.57/5  rDev -55.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.25

Entirely too much clove for me.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of miguelre06
4.09/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RobertColianni
3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Love Wheat Beer from Starr Hill Brewery
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 456 ratings
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