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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,700 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,700
Reviews: 364
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 48
Gots: 189 | 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: 1,700 | Reviews: 364 | Display Reviews Only:
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mmink27

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

07-04-2013 14:40:16 | More by mmink27
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VeganUndead

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

04-24-2014 03:35:47 | More by VeganUndead
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Cook82

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

06-09-2014 22:45:34 | More by Cook82
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patjohnfive

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

08-12-2013 06:17:49 | More by patjohnfive
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suckaj

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

07-29-2014 15:04:19 | More by suckaj
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MightiestBeard

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

08-05-2013 22:27:04 | More by MightiestBeard
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gloveman

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

03-02-2012 21:08:01 | More by gloveman
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Antg8989

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

08-03-2014 19:25:32 | More by Antg8989
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timmy2b

New York

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

07-08-2014 02:13:23 | More by timmy2b
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Beerchaeology

New York

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

03-27-2012 02:50:51 | More by Beerchaeology
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seedyone

New York

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

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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Kornoms

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

09-12-2012 20:56:07 | More by Kornoms
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OtisCampbell007

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

04-17-2014 01:18:40 | More by OtisCampbell007
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jophish17

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

07-06-2014 23:17:05 | More by jophish17
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MIKESTARR01

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

07-14-2014 18:45:01 | More by MIKESTARR01
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jtennyson99

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

10-28-2013 00:44:01 | More by jtennyson99
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garuda

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

Fresh bottle
A - Clear gold, fluffy white head that has good retention and some lacing.

S/T - Hops are up front on this one. Pine, a little grapefruit, but as it warms, cat piss-soaked carpet starts to emerge and totally takes away from the rest of the drink.

M - Light body, crisp clean dry finish.

O - Ugh. Started out well, but barely drinkable by the end. Maybe I'm super sensitive to a hop variety they used in this, or just cat piss in general, because I'm surprised not many other reviewers have picked it out.

06-29-2012 13:05:49 | More by garuda
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SoupKitchenBeerSnob

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

04-13-2014 18:56:51 | More by SoupKitchenBeerSnob
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dacrza1

New Jersey

2.58/5  rDev -30.6%

DATE REVIEWED: August 1, 2014... GLASSWARE: pint... OCCASION: finding a new favorite show in Drunk History at State College...APPEARANCE: pale, almost wan, weak yellow car body; pillowy white, single-finger head that thins rather quickly... AROMA: sharp banana; damp yeasts with some funk--a wet blanket? noticeably light malt scents--not very alluring ... PALATE: medium-bodied; oily and palpably gritty; smooths out over the course of the glass draining; refreshing overall ... TASTE: light, spritzy lemon; a bit doughy for an ale; the funk in the aroma bleeds into the taste--odd dish detergent lingers... OVERALL: an oddly spotty offering from Victory--sharp and slightly abrasive with the overall experience rounding out the profile with some acceptance, but a mix of scents and tastes that do not seem to coexist peacefully... light enough to fit the season, but not large enough to occupy attention or demand a revisit....

08-05-2014 22:48:40 | More by dacrza1
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Vashtar

Texas

2.6/5  rDev -30.1%

HOPS
The appearance is... Sadly, I drank it from a bottle.

The aroma is pleasant, but I couldn't detect anything special.

The taste was very hoppy. It was overpowering.

The mouthfeel was flat and thin after 8 sips

Overall, this beer was way too bitter for me.

10-10-2012 01:50:26 | More by Vashtar
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tubeyes

Texas

2.63/5  rDev -29.3%

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]

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

Maryland

2.64/5  rDev -29%

08-23-2014 16:32:45 | More by bobutt
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Guden

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

06-01-2014 16:43:24 | More by Guden
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

06-29-2012 17:39:01 | More by chim52chim
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

07-26-2012 23:25:31 | More by Larrydoherty
Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,700 ratings.