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RATINGS: 701   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Brewed locally at the Victory Brewery in Chester County, the Summer of Love Ale is a golden ale made with pale malts, German hops and Brandywine River water. This specific style of beer was chosen because it has a broad appeal and will be accessible for casual beer drinkers, but will still retain exciting hop notes.

The brew has a vibrant and refreshing pale color derived from its lean and refreshing malt body. And the initially floral aroma of hops segues into a well integrated, refreshing hop dryness of European heritage.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (4281) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2015
Taster at GABS Melbourne 230515. Amber with a white head and a touch of sweetness in the aroma. A bit grassy but overall pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kathouse (1253) - Nevada, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Very clear, pale, with very little foam. Dry malt flavor with only a hint of hop. Leaves a residual graininess.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JDBaker11058 (1537) - Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Appearance: clear light gold, short fizzy white head. Aroma: cardboard, lemon zest, pie crust. Taste: as the aroma indicates, with a tick of light floral, grassy, and honeyed notes. Finish: finish is quick, except for a slightly unpleasant mineral astringency. Notes: Not up to their usual quality. Bottle from Total Wine & More in Fairfax, Virginia (Pickett Center).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undsioux7 (848) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUN 22, 2015
just ok. There is an aroma here that turns me off from the start, as with most in this style. I was hopeful, as their prima pils is one of my favorites. I wish I could identify what it is that I donít like about these types of beers, so I could convey it better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (4112) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 20, 2015
Pale golden color. Grassy hoppy light nose. Some grass and pine nut notes. Light and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (637) - - JUN 19, 2015
On tap at Pour. Just ok for me. Canít jump on the Victory bandwagon for some reason. Light pour and light taste with a finish that doesnít quite work. I might consider this really, really cold after mowing the lawn. Pils-like. OK.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
tsd08460 (223) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Aroma: rather faint. grass, floral Appearance: pale gold, white head Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate: light body, thin feel, average carbonation, long finish, Eh - not my style apparently

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (1359) - New York, TURKEY - JUN 9, 2015
Draught @ Albion. Clear rich yellow with medium sized creamy white head, honey aroma, high carbonation, slightly bitter taste with honey flavor, medium finish. Nice brew for summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gam (3596) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2015
Big frothy head clear gold pour medium carbonation fruit aromas malt the flavours very German tasting the bitter and hops citrus a malt note you get in some pilseners the finish a good session beer but nothing special god for a hot day

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroadestTom (151) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Aroma bread, hay, Appearance pale, golden, clear, white foam, Taste medium sweetness, Palate light body, thin feel, Overall it tastes a little better than a Miller lite but itís on the same page. I would suggest this beer to a friend who likes miller bud or corse lite style beers. Hopefully it would get them to try craft beer.

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