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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,795 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,795
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 49
Gots: 220 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (no date, but I assume from this year) served in a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy golden yellow. Thin persistent white head, with sheets of persistent lacing.

Smell: Light lemon with some hints of fresh cut tropical fruit....maybe papaya.

Taste: Mildly tart crisp lemon up front, cracker-like malt in the middle, earthy noble hop finish.

Mouthfeel: Light carbonation, not sticky on the teeth, smooth and just a bit thicker than water.

Overall / Drinkability: The tart crispness with the very German style finish makes me think of a beer that is part pilsner, part US citrusy hops. The overall effect is something that is very refreshing and tasty, and something that pairs well with a lot of different flavors. Went very well with a burger and roasted vegetables (beets and potatoes). I'll have to seek this one out again - very drinkable and I wouldn't mind having a larger glass of it.

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,795 ratings.