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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,690 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,690
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 48
Gots: 181 | 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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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-20-2014 01:34:41 | More by ryanmcd
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-20-2014 00:17:19 | More by bfrailey
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Nbdreher


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-19-2014 23:48:46 | More by Nbdreher
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anwo56

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-19-2014 21:29:11 | More by anwo56
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etoimazo

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Victory Summer Love has an ABV of 5.2% and is referred to as a Golden Ale on the brewer’s website.

Appearance: Very pale straw color, slightly cloudy, with a thin had that laces a bit

Smell: A light malt aroma comes through first and persists through a hint of noble or European hops

Taste: Reminiscent of a Kölsch, with German hops coming through an intentionally malty profile, but hoppier. An American hop bitterness persists in the finish, but the malt backbone hangs in also. This is NOT what I expected from its light, thin pour.

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly malty, a bit yeasty, and more substantial than I’d expect of an American Blonde Ale

Overall: A good beer for a summer evening – refreshing, not too distracting, and yet worth paying some attention to

08-19-2014 18:13:05 | More by etoimazo
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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seedyone

New York

2.5/5  rDev -33%

05/22/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Nothing special. Hops are upfront which leaves me out of the favorable group. Ahhh...yes...summer love. Soon to be forgotten.

08-16-2014 10:34:42 | More by seedyone
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Pennsylvania

3.72/5  rDev -0.3%

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Ohio

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,690 ratings.