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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,734 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,734
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.44%
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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1.5/5  rDev -59.7%

fbloise77, Sep 13, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -53%

npendres, Jul 08, 2013
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1.83/5  rDev -50.8%

Had on tap at the Beer Store in Southampton. This stuff looks like a pilsner, smells like cat piss, tastes like a mass produced BMC product. I had to power through this one. God is this gross. I'm not quite sure where this went wrong, or if this is just the epitome of a beer that's just "not my type'l but there's no love lost here.

Retail1LO, Sep 03, 2011
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

TonyT013, Aug 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

thedifferencemaker, Jun 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

DonFrap, May 21, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.2%

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2/5  rDev -46.2%

Buttstallion, Aug 06, 2014
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2.03/5  rDev -45.4%

Yikes. I am not a big fan of hoppy, bitter beers, so take this for what it's worth. This is in the top 5 of the worst brews I've ever had.

A: Pale, light yellow in appearance with decent head to begin with, which quickly fades. Some retention left on sides of glass.

S: As rough as this beer tasted, the smell was no better. Lemon zest and citrusy. Not to be mean, but it reminded me of sweaty gym socks.

T: As stated before, I have never been a fan of summer/hoppy brews, so I didn't expect much going in. This was overwhelmingly bitter and citrusy.

O: Just not my glass of beer. It seems to have a great cult following, so if you're in to these types of beers, you may like it. Unfortunately, I did not.

paulhargus, Aug 13, 2012
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2.38/5  rDev -36%

12oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold with a big rocky white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is honey, malts and a little noble hops.

The flavor is grainy malts and grassy hops in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with light smooth carbonation.

Overall, an OK subdued hoppier blonde ale. Not too exciting.

Beaver13, Sep 29, 2011
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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,734 ratings.