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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,839 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,839
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 46
Gots: 251 | 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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4.34/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

S: Bright citrus, lemon peel, tangerine, slightly resiny.

L: Creamy white head that dissipates slightly. Solid lacing, golden yellow.

T: Hoppy, resiny up front with a clean, semi-sweet malt backbone. Medium resiny bitterness with a slight grainy maltiness, very light. Grapefruit peel dryness in the finish, with a fairly long finish on the palate.

M: Medium light body, fairly crisp. Medium carbonation.

Just delicious, light bodied, but quite hoppy brew. Love the hops in this, very bright and clean. Perfect for the summer.

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had on draft in a typical pint glass. Nice light golden appearance with a finger and a half of white, frothy head.

Typically I'm not expecting too much from a beer that is as light as this was but there was a good malty aroma with some floral overtones and it was a Victory product so I was eager to consume.

The taste was light yet full of malty goodness and just the right hoppy-ness. A perfect balance in my opinion. Very drinkable for both a light beer drinker and for those wanting something more. This is a beer that could convert your Miller and Bud friends into a craft drinker.

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass.

4.5 A: Clear golden yellow color. Two fingers of frothy white head. Retention is good and plenty of lacing is left.

3.5 S: This smells refreshing. Clean neutral maltiness. Hoppy for what it is, offering mainly floral and citrus notes. Not much else to say.

3.75 T: Tastes as refreshing as it smells. Clean neutral malts, light citrus hoppiness and a bit more floral, and a mild to moderate bitterness.

3.75 M: Lighter medium to medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Just enough thickness in here. Light creaminess.

3.75 D: Supremely drinkable. Perfect lawnmower beer or anytime beer.

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,839 ratings.