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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,743 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,743
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 46
Gots: 201 | 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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Ratings: 1,743 | Reviews: 366 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear and straw in color, this beer is light in complexion, moderately carbonated, and is topped with a nice white head. The aroma is clean...grass and grain...not much fruit, but a moderate hop scent...peppery, but quiet. Crisp and a tad bitter. Not really sweet, but there is a flavor of malt. Medium in body...mor substantial than expected. Nicely drinkable.

Suds, Jun 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

civicm87, Jun 07, 2013
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TwoForty, Jun 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a pale yellow with ample head. Nice lacing.

S: Slight hop aroma with a hint of citrus.

T: Lemon flavor up front. Fresh earthy hops. Touch of malting to make a really nice balance.

M: Light yet with some body - perfect for warm weather.

O: Nicely done and look forward to the yearly release.

Oakenator, Jun 06, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Clear, light golden, not much carbonation - fairly boring looking actually.
S: Slight grapefruit, some sweetness there maybe, not bad aroma, again, not incredibly interesting.
T: Light and crisp, same light grapefruit flavor, maybe some lemon, maybe some orange, mild but certainly present bitterness, some biscuity flavors, honeyed sweetness. Refreshing and drinkable. I like this, not super interesting, but a solid hoppy beer that doesn't slam you with bitterness. The hop flavor is a bit on the pedestrian side though.
M: Dry, a bit more carbonated than I originally thought. It is what it should be.
O: I like this beer and wil enjoy drinking it in the summer - hence the love...

mattbk, Jun 05, 2013
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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,743 ratings.