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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,552 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,552
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 47
Gots: 128 | 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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TeamAlphaDoG

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -73.2%

07-11-2012 23:16:56 | More by TeamAlphaDoG
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mikerems

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -73.2%

08-24-2012 03:40:52 | More by mikerems
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BGsWo22

New York

1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

03-20-2013 23:54:48 | More by BGsWo22
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chim

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

05-22-2012 21:19:11 | More by chim
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JennieKoeper


1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

11-28-2012 20:36:07 | More by JennieKoeper
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fbloise77

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

09-13-2013 23:06:54 | More by fbloise77
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npendres

Wisconsin

1.75/5  rDev -53.1%

07-08-2013 00:12:50 | More by npendres
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Retail1LO

Pennsylvania

1.83/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Had on tap at the Beer Store in Southampton. This stuff looks like a pilsner, smells like cat piss, tastes like a mass produced BMC product. I had to power through this one. God is this gross. I'm not quite sure where this went wrong, or if this is just the epitome of a beer that's just "not my type'l but there's no love lost here.

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2011 04:29:19 | More by Retail1LO
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -46.4%

11-06-2012 20:41:20 | More by cfalovo97
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TonyT013

Texas

2/5  rDev -46.4%

08-21-2013 23:34:46 | More by TonyT013
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

2/5  rDev -46.4%

06-03-2014 00:24:57 | More by thedifferencemaker
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -46.4%

05-21-2012 01:44:09 | More by DonFrap
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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.4%

06-15-2013 12:29:08 | More by b1515152004
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NeoZaZ

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.4%

01-15-2013 03:37:49 | More by NeoZaZ
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ThurmondTX

Texas

2/5  rDev -46.4%

06-18-2014 12:05:41 | More by ThurmondTX
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GeorgianBayPackr

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.4%

02-17-2013 00:06:05 | More by GeorgianBayPackr
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paulhargus

Pennsylvania

2.03/5  rDev -45.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Yikes. I am not a big fan of hoppy, bitter beers, so take this for what it's worth. This is in the top 5 of the worst brews I've ever had.

A: Pale, light yellow in appearance with decent head to begin with, which quickly fades. Some retention left on sides of glass.

S: As rough as this beer tasted, the smell was no better. Lemon zest and citrusy. Not to be mean, but it reminded me of sweaty gym socks.

T: As stated before, I have never been a fan of summer/hoppy brews, so I didn't expect much going in. This was overwhelmingly bitter and citrusy.

O: Just not my glass of beer. It seems to have a great cult following, so if you're in to these types of beers, you may like it. Unfortunately, I did not.

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2012 22:53:34 | More by paulhargus
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Krispogo


2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

07-23-2014 01:50:59 | More by Krispogo
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DCav


2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

10-05-2012 00:33:13 | More by DCav
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Baylor99


2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

07-03-2014 20:18:36 | More by Baylor99
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.38/5  rDev -36.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -33%

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

2.5/5  rDev -33%

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Florida

2.5/5  rDev -33%

07-04-2013 14:40:16 | More by mmink27
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VeganUndead

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -33%

04-24-2014 03:35:47 | More by VeganUndead
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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,552 ratings.