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RATINGS: 774   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alphadelic (2171) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Love that packaging. The reason I bought it, even though the package tells you NOTHING about the beer. It’s a soft and grainy beer overall. It has a touch of peppery bitterness In the finish. Easy to drink. A solid summer sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (6293) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2016
On tap at Oliver Twist in Stockholm. Fruity smell with some light hops. Similar taste. Slightly rough, could use more hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfontana (726) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Taster pour at Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America. Appearance is clear, pale yellow with 1/2 finger-width fizzy white head. Aroma is bitter, pilsner malts/German hops. Taste is predominantly bitter, with malt character and corn. Palate is medium bodied, average texture, average-to-lively carbonation with bitter finish. Overall, hop dryness and bitterness that are not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (6528) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2016
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. Clear golden, medium white head. Bready malt, herbal hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brigg (623) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 19, 2016
(Bottle) Clear, light yellow body with a small white head. Pale malt, straw aroma; floral and white wine notes. Light body. Moderately bitter, mildly sweet; grain, light grass and lemon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2016
Draught at Red Lion, Göteborg. Golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Hoppy citrus and grass aroma, biscuits, hay, floral notes. Hoppy grassy flavor, citrus, bready notes. Quite ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11653) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2016
12oz bottle. Poured a yellow color with an averaged sized head. Some citrus, earthiness, grass, and some breadiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2912) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 5, 2016
Appearance: yellow with a decent white head. Aroma: mildly hoppy, some lemon and grass too. Flavour: similar, nice mildly tangy hops with a good long lemongrass finish. Simple and nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1805) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Pours golden with a white head. Citrus aroma with earthy hops. Flavor is crisp citrus with slight biscuit malt and grapefruit and earthy hop finish. Really nice summer beer. Really great label.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
elbernays (1260) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 28, 2016
Can from mchughs. Pours cloudy gold. Yeast, bread, dough aroma. Flavor follows nose with some banana hints.

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