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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,767
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 48
Gots: 210 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: Soonami on 07-11-2010)
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Ratings: 1,767 | Reviews: 366 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Dank26, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

tobelerone, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

dertyd, Jun 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

SC_Beer_Drinker, Jun 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

BDF2000, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

JakeEsterly, Jun 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

jkane101, Jun 15, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

b1515152004, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

crewfan1952, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

phishdaly, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

TheMultiYeast, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of apants007
3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

poured from a bottle to a pint glass.

a: hmmm.... looks like a pabst.... what am i getting myself into?

s: mmm... ok getting better... floral, citrus... don't judge a book by it's cover!

t: honeysuckle and grapefruit... subtle sweet with a bitter aftertaste... almost a "sweet-tarts" chalky thing... but not too much to make it weird....

mf: the chalky aftertaste is kind of a bummer... i bet this would feel great after mowing the lawn, but at inside temperature its kinda making me pucker like a cat with a new brand of food...

not a bad beer at all... wouldn't go out of my way to get it again... wouldn't think less of someone if they brought it to a bbq... wouldn't bring it to a bbq...

apants007, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of dewbon
4.7/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

Love this stuff , the aroma of flowery hops , just the right bite, light carbonation, lovely beer tast. I'm hooked !!! I could drink this till the cows come home. A quality session beer that will not bankrupt you. You will not tire of the taste of this lovely brew.

dewbon, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

pajonkunz, Jun 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

themilkman87, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

allentownpaguy, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of stevensd19
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on draft at Phillies game at "The Bank" on a beautiful 90 degree day a few weeks back. Really tasty stuff, perfect for summer weather, watching the game. Just enough hoppiness to satisfy but not overwhelm... Liked it so got some bottles later that were very good, just not the same as the ball park draft experience!

Try it, you'll like it. Hey, it's from Victory, great stuff.

stevensd19, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

JMUbrewz, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of utopiajane
3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, pale straw yellow with a fine white head of soft foam that fell off rocky to a cap and ring. left lots of nice lace. Some yeast floating on top. Nose is honest and clean. Orange and lemon citrus, dank. malty grain and spice. A little pepper and floral. Slightly sweet pilsner scent. Really appetizing and continues to excite the nose as it warms with a musty quality and a little pine. Taste is light bread, malt forward and loses most of the fruit. It does give a quick but small hop bite, a little hay and earth. It finishes with pine and a little oily bitter; but not much, and wet not dry. There’s cracker in the aftertaste.

This beer had the best nose but in the drink it felt somewhat bland and muddled. It was very mild. Simple and not in a bad way. Light and drinkable.

utopiajane, Jun 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

ColdWaffles, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

jgarvis, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Thedrizzle, Jun 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

dsnyder61, Jun 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Proclarush, Jun 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

carolinared, Jun 09, 2013
Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,767 ratings.