Summer Love | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

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.

Added by Soonami on 07-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,288
Reviews:
434
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.23%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
597
For Trade:
1
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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

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.78 out of 5 based on 2,288 ratings.
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