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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,699 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,699
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: 1,699 | Reviews: 364 | Display Reviews Only:
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-23-2014 16:29:58 | More by apasternak
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Phigg1102

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-23-2014 16:28:33 | More by Phigg1102
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awaer


3.28/5  rDev -11.8%

08-23-2014 06:11:25 | More by awaer
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-23-2014 03:07:31 | More by HabiMendes
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +11.6%

Served on tap into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a very clear and light pale yellow color with lots of streaming carbonation, white frothy head left glass-coating lace.

S- Bug burst of citrusy hops and lemon-grass notes. It smells like Amarillo hops.

T- Big bright citrusy and grapefruit hops balanced with a really nice cracker malt backbone. Some pungent hop character on the finish, but it does not linger.

M- Super refreshing, dry, medium body, and smooth.

O- This is really nice hopped-up summer beer that is very refreshing.

08-23-2014 00:36:39 | More by Hoptometrist
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texaswhiplash

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-22-2014 15:14:32 | More by texaswhiplash
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KrissyKat6

New York

4.5/5  rDev +21%

08-22-2014 00:16:33 | More by KrissyKat6
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Scott_Thomas

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -11.8%

08-21-2014 11:27:58 | More by Scott_Thomas
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tmcarter23

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-21-2014 01:47:43 | More by tmcarter23
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Bsdch

Florida

3.04/5  rDev -18.3%

08-20-2014 15:34:12 | More by Bsdch
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richobrien

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-20-2014 01:55:02 | More by richobrien
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ryanmcd

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-20-2014 01:34:41 | More by ryanmcd
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bfrailey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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


3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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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abeeronthebeach

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-18-2014 04:42:23 | More by abeeronthebeach
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T-34-85

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-18-2014 04:06:34 | More by T-34-85
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njsouthdh


4/5  rDev +7.5%

08-17-2014 23:20:41 | More by njsouthdh
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

3/5  rDev -19.4%

08-17-2014 21:59:08 | More by Lee_Hancock
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TaylorBrake

Colorado

4.24/5  rDev +14%

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Lookingloo2


3.12/5  rDev -16.1%

08-17-2014 18:28:46 | More by Lookingloo2
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-17-2014 14:06:38 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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rxthree

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

08-17-2014 01:55:38 | More by rxthree
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smbslt

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-17-2014 00:50:18 | More by smbslt
Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,699 ratings.