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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,844
Reviews: 369
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 48
Gots: 259 | 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

Malt: imported 2 row German malts

Hops: whole flower Tettnang Tettnang, Simcoe and Citra hops

ABV: 5.2%

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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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.

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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.

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,844 ratings.