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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,828 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,828
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 47
Gots: 243 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Soonami on 07-11-2010

Composition
Malt: imported 2 row German malts

Hops: whole flower Tettnang Tettnang, Simcoe and Citra hops

ABV: 5.2%

Flavor
With the sublime, earthy familiarity of noble European hops backed up by fresh, clean German malts, Summer Love Ale ends with a surprising burst of lemony refreshment from fistfuls of American whole flower hops. Love Summer, now.
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Reviews by WYVYRN527:
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4.23/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale straw-yellow hue with a fluffy white head that settles quickly, leaving behind just a thin film on the surface. Lacing is quite nice, and glides down the surface of the glass. The nose has some fruity elements, along with cracker and toast, followed by grassy hop character and a citric tinge. Flavor profile is very similar. Starts cracker-like up front, with some honey notes, followed by some fruity undertones on the mid-palate, finishing quite dry, with floral, grassy notes.

This beer is light, but has a ton of flavor and a very clean mouthfeel. Summer Love is a perfect name to describe this beer. Incredibly easy to drink, and very thirst-quenching. Another fine effort by Bill and Ron. While we have Victory in Minnesota, why have I not seen this until a recent trip across the border into Wisconsin?

More User Reviews:
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4.22/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Mellow in Greensboro.Poured into a standard pint a clear light golden with a sticky 1/2 finger bone white head.Citric and herbal hops dominate the nose along with a toasted malt base,really liked the big play on the hops.Flavors of citrusy hops provide the main flavor component along with light herbalness,a dryer toasty malt base holds true to the finish.This is a great summer beer,a great hop profile and very drinkable,well done Victory.

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2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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2.38/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold with a big rocky white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is honey, malts and a little noble hops.

The flavor is grainy malts and grassy hops in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with light smooth carbonation.

Overall, an OK subdued hoppier blonde ale. Not too exciting.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,828 ratings.