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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,665 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,665
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 48
Gots: 173 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: Soonami on 07-11-2010)
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Reviews by plaid75:
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plaid75

New York

4.47/5  rDev +19.8%

On draft at The Blind Tiger, NYC.

Poured a medium straw hue with a two finger frothy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured an upfront herbal hop and a bready malt.

The taste consisted of a full herbal hop spice, biscuity grain and touch of caramel at the finish.

The mouthfeel was crisp and dry.

Overall a very easy to drink APA with an excellent use of hops.

07-21-2010 14:07:28 | More by plaid75
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oberon

North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +13.1%

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.

06-21-2011 11:31:26 | More by oberon
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braugon

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -33%

05-07-2013 17:00:22 | More by braugon
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Zakk

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-02-2012 23:59:21 | More by Zakk
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TB2012


3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-03-2014 00:59:09 | More by TB2012
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npala86

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-13-2014 18:04:47 | More by npala86
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-07-2014 06:14:51 | More by Tiernan
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woodchipper

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-25-2013 19:28:27 | More by woodchipper
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Shakerman

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-08-2012 00:20:24 | More by Shakerman
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Jimbo62

Georgia

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-03-2013 21:29:43 | More by Jimbo62
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

08-13-2012 18:02:06 | More by danthehopslamman
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pengs68

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-02-2013 00:59:44 | More by pengs68
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csmartin6

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-26-2012 14:57:21 | More by csmartin6
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-10-2012 23:31:23 | More by heddar33
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SunDevilBeer

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-08-2014 19:55:53 | More by SunDevilBeer
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.38/5  rDev -36.2%

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.

09-29-2011 03:59:00 | More by Beaver13
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-29-2013 20:11:48 | More by TTripp725
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-20-2012 00:35:09 | More by nstroup
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-20-2014 04:15:20 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-24-2014 02:05:32 | More by Fcip78
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-04-2014 00:28:55 | More by Doomcifer
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Guden

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

06-01-2014 16:43:24 | More by Guden
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

05-27-2014 04:16:44 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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Billolick

New York

3.98/5  rDev +6.7%

12 ounce bottle, without freshness info.

Pour is clear, dull golden amber. Loose, eggshell white head, Leaves some minor spots of lacing.

Light spice of peppery hops on the nose.

Pleasantly light, crisp and hopped up blond.
Quite dry, bready malts, more pepper infused hops. Quite enjoyabe, as the label says "at the ball park or under a shade tree"

A lot of flavor and character in a lighter bodied beer. Fine summer drinking.

06-17-2012 17:58:46 | More by Billolick
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -8.8%

Appearance: 1/3 inch head, light yellow in color, clear, high carbonation

Smell: piney and citrus hops

Taste: piney hops with some grassiness

Mouthfeel: high carbonation, light bodied, bitter, but not overly so with light sweetness in the back

Overall: Very drinkable, bitter beer that I see as a good lawnmower beer. I could have a couple or just as well pass. Decent, not great

07-14-2011 13:40:51 | More by tigg924
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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,665 ratings.