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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,738 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,738
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.71%
Wants: 46
Gots: 202 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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4.19/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Hazy copper-amber color, finger of white head, dissipates quickly but leaves a lot of lacing.

S: Grassy and floral, with lemon zest and biscuit/cracker malts. Just a bit peppery. Not to jump on the advertising bandwagon, but definitely "summery."

T: Similar to smell, but a bit more citrusy. Loads of zest and grass. Nice balance between the biscuit and malts, with a lingering light bitterness. Eminently drinkable.

M: Light/medium body, with lively carbonation. Dry finish that accentuates the grassy, zesty flavors.

O: Really great beer. I rate to style on balance, but this one could hold its own against most of them. A twelve pack of this in cans would beat any session IPA that I've had, as far as summery considerations go. Highly recommended if you can find it.

AwYeh, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

SmellsofMahagony, Jun 20, 2014
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3.21/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Summer Love brewed by Victory Brewing Company with an ABV 0f 5.2. This brew pours out a cloudy amber color with a small white head. This is an an filtered brew. To me it looks like an wheat brew. The smell is sweet and crisp. I'm picking up citrus and grains. This brew has a nice smell to it. The taste is bitter. There is a lot of hops to this brew. That is what the bitterness is coming from. After half way down it gets better. The taste is ok and I'm leaving it at that. Mouthfeel is nice and clean with a bitterness of hops. Summer Love does have some smoothness to it. overall I'm giving this brew a 3.25 out of 5. Not the best I've had but not the worst I've had.

nicholas2121, Jun 20, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A nice clear golden yellow with a thick white head that leaves a nice lacing. Looks great.

Smell: Citrusy, floral, some hops.

Taste: Great test right off the bat. Floral comes first, then some citrus and hops. Matches the smell.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation and medium bodied.

Overall: This is a great summer beer for me. I am a big fan. Easy to drink and reminds me of the summer. I will definitely have it again.

bgillespie, Jun 20, 2014
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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,738 ratings.