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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,599
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 48
Gots: 146 | 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: 1,599 | Reviews: 358 | Display Reviews Only:
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JimGlonke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-25-2012 02:45:06 | More by JimGlonke
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tubeyes

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A- Light yellow, limited carbonation, clear, little head.
S- Sweet, soapy, floral
T- Sweet, soapy, astringent
M- Light then leaves slight aftertaste
O- Soaptastic but not too bad, had on tap in an American Shaker at OSDH in Denton.
[from note, drank 7/1/12]

Serving type: on-tap

07-25-2012 00:49:14 | More by tubeyes
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zillo043068

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-24-2012 20:34:06 | More by zillo043068
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Jaldama

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-24-2012 10:18:21 | More by Jaldama
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travishardy929

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-23-2012 22:27:43 | More by travishardy929
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atr2605

New York

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours slightly hazy straw color with a sudsy white head with nice retention
S-wheat, lemon, hint of spice
T-wheat malt is met with a spicy pine hop bitterness with lemon in the finish
M-light bodied
O-nice light bodied very drinkable summer beer. Perfect for a hot summer day

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 21:39:58 | More by atr2605
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sanford_and_son

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

07-23-2012 20:09:02 | More by sanford_and_son
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Pours golden with a long lasting white head. Aroma is of orange, citrusy hops and pale malt. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Citrusy hops, ripe fruit and biscuit malt nicely balanced on the palate. Finish is long on a hoppy side. Excellent summer brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 14:42:12 | More by mikeg67
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

07-23-2012 02:58:51 | More by RandyBoBandy
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hamood4117


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-23-2012 00:35:09 | More by hamood4117
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Rickstar

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-23-2012 00:10:03 | More by Rickstar
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Garlicjosh

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

07-22-2012 23:34:24 | More by Garlicjosh
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klein


4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

07-22-2012 22:02:15 | More by klein
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tsm2011

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

07-22-2012 18:00:20 | More by tsm2011
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jkrich

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from an undated 12 oz. bottle: hazy and yellow with golden highlights. A nice creamy white head dissipated leaving intricate lacing on the glass.

The aroma was a fresh whiff of sweet malts and mild bittersweet fruit.

The flavor has a pleasant punch of citrus and tangerine with a gentle lingering bitterness on the back of the tongue.

The body is somewhat light and the mouthfeel is zesty and rather thin which is rather typical for this refreshing style of ale. The flavor on the palate is slightly astringent by short-lived.

I could not think of a better ale to have on a warm summer evening. While the ale is not complex, it has a solid flavor profile and remains thirst quenching from start to finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 23:07:29 | More by jkrich
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sailorastro

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-21-2012 16:35:53 | More by sailorastro
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-21-2012 06:17:13 | More by milkbone_underwear
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-21-2012 01:08:52 | More by GiantMidget
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-21-2012 00:12:32 | More by acurtis
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

07-19-2012 18:22:12 | More by Drk93TT
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beerleaguer22

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- A light straw color that leaves a nice head.

S- Not overpowering at all. Light aroma of citrus and herbal hops.

T- Starts out sweet and citrusy. Faint herbal taste. Not a very hoppy beer, but it comes in at the end. Easy drinking.

O- A good smooth beer that I'd recommend. Tasty, but isn't overwhelming at all. Definitely fitting for the summer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2012 00:38:52 | More by beerleaguer22
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Mullinger1980

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-18-2012 03:01:29 | More by Mullinger1980
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jethroe

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-18-2012 02:22:28 | More by jethroe
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soroka24

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

07-18-2012 01:02:50 | More by soroka24
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Scott_McCool

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-17-2012 23:14:17 | More by Scott_McCool
Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,599 ratings.