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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,594 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,594
Reviews: 356
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 48
Gots: 144 | 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: 1,594 | Reviews: 356 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-04-2014 02:56:56 | More by Psyborg9
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-04-2014 00:28:55 | More by Doomcifer
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Holmsiepoo

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-03-2014 23:43:11 | More by Holmsiepoo
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korczynj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-03-2014 21:16:46 | More by korczynj
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2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

07-03-2014 20:18:36 | More by Baylor99
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Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-03-2014 16:26:26 | More by Hearneator
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-03-2014 01:44:19 | More by Mark5252
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TB2012


3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-03-2014 00:59:09 | More by TB2012
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SLewis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-02-2014 21:29:51 | More by SLewis
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beaguinaga

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-01-2014 21:11:33 | More by beaguinaga
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-01-2014 13:49:53 | More by Artjsantos
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MrJuengling

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-01-2014 04:20:46 | More by MrJuengling
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BodyPolitic

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-01-2014 01:06:39 | More by BodyPolitic
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

07-01-2014 00:11:58 | More by codec
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Bigben0328

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-30-2014 22:11:00 | More by Bigben0328
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butters_mcgee

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-30-2014 19:08:20 | More by butters_mcgee
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RJBGooner

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

06-30-2014 14:38:24 | More by RJBGooner
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

06-30-2014 00:21:22 | More by Ddepalo501
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Hijump24


3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-30-2014 00:10:36 | More by Hijump24
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-30-2014 00:03:52 | More by Brasso
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (no date, but I assume from this year) served in a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy golden yellow. Thin persistent white head, with sheets of persistent lacing.

Smell: Light lemon with some hints of fresh cut tropical fruit....maybe papaya.

Taste: Mildly tart crisp lemon up front, cracker-like malt in the middle, earthy noble hop finish.

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation, not sticky on the teeth, smooth and just a bit thicker than water.

Overall / Drinkability: The tart crispness with the very German style finish makes me think of a beer that is part pilsner, part US citrusy hops. The overall effect is something that is very refreshing and tasty, and something that pairs well with a lot of different flavors. Went very well with a burger and roasted vegetables (beets and potatoes). I'll have to seek this one out again - very drinkable and I wouldn't mind having a larger glass of it.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 22:49:54 | More by damndirtyape
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informaticsDoc

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

06-29-2014 22:38:01 | More by informaticsDoc
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-29-2014 22:35:51 | More by chicagoish
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-29-2014 21:01:45 | More by PTEdelman
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JednoPivoProsim

Maryland

3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 FL. OZ. bottle into a pint glass. ENJOY BY: 12 OCT 2014.

Appearance: Pours a golden blonde with a thin white head and decent carbonation.

Smell: Fruity tropical hop aroma complemented by sweet pale malt aroma. Slightly muted grassy aroma possibly from Tettnanger hops.

Taste: Thin hop flavor. Grassy, a little bitter, and overall muted. Some sweetness from the pale malt.

Mouthfeel: Fairly full bodied despite the lighter flavor profile.

Overall: I liked the composition of the Hop Ticket Session IPA better than Summer Love. This tastes a little thin to me.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 18:15:43 | More by JednoPivoProsim
Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,594 ratings.