Summer Love | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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2,292 Ratings
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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:
2,292
Reviews:
434
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.23%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
599
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,292 |  Reviews: 434
Photo of Antg8989
2.23/5  rDev -41%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

yuck. I'm not a fan of this at all. There seems to be this weird powdery essence lingering in every sip. I can't get past it at all.

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Photo of Krispogo
2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of DCav
2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of Baylor99
2.25/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of Korbynlehr
2.26/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Lame Lame Lame Lame Lame

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Photo of Slaterlovesbeer
2.33/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25

Pint glass. Watered down piss color. Smell is unpleasant. Like mouldy wheat... Taste is not to good either. Weak and watery, wheaty and grainy.... Taste like grain put into a pot with water and left in the fridge for two weeks. The only redeming quality of this beer is how refreshing it is. I could put a few on these down on a hot day just because of how thirst quenching it is. I do not reccomend and i will not buy again.

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Photo of Loudog1411
2.38/5  rDev -37%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Beaver13
2.43/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold with a big rocky white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is honey, malts and a little noble hops.

The flavor is grainy malts and grassy hops in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with light smooth carbonation.

Overall, an OK subdued hoppier blonde ale. Not too exciting.

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Photo of AnthonySkatz
2.44/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Hops taste more astringent, masks anything else going on with this one.

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Photo of TheBigParade
2.48/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of Mwinek
2.49/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of braugon
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of mmink27
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of VeganUndead
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of Cook82
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of patjohnfive
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of suckaj
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of MightiestBeard
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of Shradical
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Eh

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Photo of gloveman
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of timmy2b
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of Beerchaeology
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of seedyone
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

05/22/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Nothing special. Hops are upfront which leaves me out of the favorable group. Ahhh...yes...summer love. Soon to be forgotten.

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Photo of Kornoms
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.78 out of 5 based on 2,292 ratings.
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