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:
2,289
Reviews:
434
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.23%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
598
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Marzen_Fan
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of porterman66
4.02/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of terrysjag
4.28/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of digitalflood
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichieRich1812
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shreead
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Trojan99
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Refreshing and hoppier than expected

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

See through yellow look to this beer. Ok, sort of a take on the scent of a European pale with a malt scent highlighted by some floral hops. Ok, What I like about the flavor is that it adds more citrus and still has the floral bite similar to its euro brethren. Really carbonated and thin beer. Actually good stuff with some lasting bitterness.

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Photo of StevenH
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrfrancis
3.03/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Segelstrom
3.56/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurzman
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.27/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: cloudy; small head that quickly dissipates; slight lacing

S: smells like dried tropical fruit to me; smells great

T: light malts with some biscuit notes; hoppy bitterness that would be refreshing in summer heat

F: fairly thin

O: not bad overall

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Photo of blissfulNemo
3.67/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KMillard
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

German Malt flavor nice balance to moderate hops. Most summer micro lagers have light body, little malt flavor and bright, bold, heavy hops. Good beer.

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Photo of rdempsey3426
4.83/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of wac9
1.17/5  rDev -69%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

taste like a flower I like blonde ales but when they taste like this too much hop for

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dokupe
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of srfou
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdgarGerik
3.28/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.78 out of 5 based on 2,289 ratings.
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