Summer Love | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Summer LoveSummer Love
BA SCORE
3.7/5
2,333 Ratings
Summer LoveSummer Love
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:
#28,179
Reviews:
449
Ratings:
2,333
pDev:
13.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
622
Trade:
1
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of elNopalero
4.45/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This pours a nice golden hue. There’s a slight, crisp lemony aroma to this with a similar characteristic on the palate. Finishes with just a touch of biscuit and a pleasing crispness along with a graceful tartness that I found to be refreshing and enjoyable. This might be a new contender for summer beers. Clean, crisp, and so much better than the sort of stuff that passes for a summer beer these days. Can’t believe this is a blonde ale—it gives me hope for the style! Seriously, this puts the majority of blonde ales I’ve had to shame.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden color, clear. Lots of small bubbles rising up. Thick bright white head.

Aroma:
Spicy, citrusy, lemony, sweet pale malts.

Taste:
Burst of hops up front, but it's not overly bitter. Spicy, citrusy, resin. Malt background, pale malt, grainy, slight sugary. Finish is a little dry. Body is light-medium, very crisp, refreshing, well carbonated.

Overall:
It's very good.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 2,333 ratings
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