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RATINGS: 696   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopwine (523) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - APR 6, 2015
Nose is floral hops, honey/grainy/bready sweetness. Flavor is same with a light bitterness that cuts through the sweetness nicely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1653) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 6, 2015
Tap@ Flying Pie: clear gold color with a small white head. Fairly strong hop aroma with a solid hop backbone in flavor. This is my kind of Golden Ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NikkTwist (1971) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 3, 2015
Draft ar Fado. Gold pour. Foamy white head. Some lace. Feels like a mildly hopped up pilsner. Mild. Nothing offensive. Beats a Bud. Could be a nice suggestion for individuals a bit scared of IPAs. Otherwise not extraordinary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (2805) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 1, 2015
On Tap bright deep golden with a full white head. Slightly sweet light pale malts and just a littel noble hop at the end. Full bodied and rich. very satisfying for a golden. Victory !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3765) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - golden with a nice fluffy head. Nose - dried lemon peel, slight cakiness. Kinda panetonne of sorts. Taste - really tangy lemon peel, then something tropical, maybe melon. Light cake in the background again. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - would definitely go down well in summer. Good bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (2416) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle into glass. Grassy and weedy. Sip adds caramel. Thought this would be better since the ratings...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2924) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2015
12oz undated but recently purchased bottle (from notes). A hazy yellow straw with a average white head that has OK duration but leaves more than average lacing. Mild aroma, and not particularly attractive. Earthy, fruity (mainly citrus), overly floral, with some off notes. T - has more and much better flavor than anticipated. More hop contribution than usual for style, with some malt background, a lemony tint, and a bit of yeasty fruitiness. M - Thin, semi-watery. Good carbonation. O - a mix of good and bad. Rather striking contrast between aroma and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
[6596-20140815] Bottle. Grassy earth aroma has a light buttery resin. Clear, pale yellow body with medium-lasting creamy white head. Straw bitter grass flavour. Medium body. Tasty, easy to drink. (7/3/8/4/15) 3.7
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA)
Overheard: "There’s a burning house in the Falls with your name on it." "It’s probably vacant."

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle from Colonial Liquors. Pours pale straw yellow with a thick, fast fading head. Aroma is hay, grass, hops and faint citrus. Taste is slightly metallic and surprisingly bitter. Moderate to strong carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JMCtime (73) - Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Not very good. Tastes like a big brand beer with generic flavors. Nothing really stands out.

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