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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
Ranking:
#28,865
Reviews:
450
Ratings:
2,334
pDev:
13.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
101
Gots:
624
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,334 |  Reviews: 450
Photo of grover37
4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rrebold
4.42/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wonderfully clean noble hop/citrus hop combo. Exceptionally refreshing with solid malt backbone. Dig it, this beer should get more respect; the IPA only crowd may not approve.

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Photo of reebtaerG
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bb-magic
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Retroman40
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a yellow/orange colored body that yielded a soft white fizzy one finger head that died within twenty seconds. A very light spotty lacing was left with no rings. Fast rising carbonation was seen. The smell was centered around the hops and grass. Some light citrus and caramel came out as the beer warmed. The taste was exactly the same as the smell, nothing different. The palate was light with a decent amount of carbonation felt and it almost came out a bit too harsh. There was a bitter finish. This was very drinkable. Overall, I liked this, I would definitely get it again.

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Photo of DMcGirr
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gruves33
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of denace_mennis
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Corburk
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lastmango
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a bright amber with a one finger pure white head that dissipated quickly. Light lacing is present. Floral and citrus aroma. Taste is sweet and crisp with a pronounced grapefruit rind hoppiness on the end, which was a little too bitter for me. Well carbonated and medium light body.

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Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dmecca
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of anthony-s
3.87/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a tall glass. A bright clear yellow color with a nice white head and lacing. The smell is clean, sweet and citrusy. The taste has lime and lemon notes with a touch of hoppy bitterness. A nice summer beer.

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Photo of Toynk
3.49/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Darrin_Smith
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dinojrbtom
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bankboy66
3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not bad....a little too much hop and grapefruit for me but not overpowering.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Marzen_Fan
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of porterman66
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of terrysjag
4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of digitalflood
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 2,334 ratings
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