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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,737 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,737
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 46
Gots: 202 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Great looking blonde ale, yellow-tan and perfectly clear with plenty of rising bubbles and a big white head that had some staying power and left some lacing too.

Aroma is strangely odd, almost skunky but more like an actual skunk than a skunked beer, weirdly animalistic and heavily earthy, with some wet-dog funk. Flavor is a bit more hoppy with floral notes up front, some citrus (lemon peel) and a quite notable malt backbone, especially for a blonde ale.

Body is weirdly almost like a berliner weiss. Reasonably high carbonation keeps it bubbly.

A truly oddball and weird one. Now this was picked up as a single, so I only had one to base a review on. I'll try to pick it up again, and if there's anything not right about this particular bottle, I'll re-review the beer. But it doesn't seem like there's any infection or reason to not review the beer. The store that sold it generally takes good care of their beer. So for the moment, there you have it.

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,737 ratings.