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RATINGS: 621   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jrwhitney6 (271) - - MAY 25, 2014
On tap at Dubb Linh Square. Light straw color. Nice is grassy with floral hint. Taste has citrus / tropical fruit up front along with malt. Well balanced, easy to drink and enjoyable. Great summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HIGHB4LL (432) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Wilburís. Appearance: two fingers white head, straw yellow, clear, good lacing. Aroma: citrus, floral, leathery yeast, great earthiness, Palate: light body, bitter lasting finish, dry finish, average carbonation. Taste: nice short fruity sweetness into a very well balanced and not overpowering bitterness. Overall, lovely summer beer, surprisingly hoppy for style, but not in a bad way.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1496) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Aroma: For German hops, this really is pretty green; almost wondered if some Simcoe was afoot. Itís fairly herbaceous and a little floral without being overpoweringly so; the malts remind me of semi-sweet honey cereal. Appearance: Very light gold pour with light carbonation; a skin of white head lingered on for some time. Flavor: Lean malts up front with a floral/herbal hop background that slightly increases toward the finish. Palate: Light body, slick texture, flat carbonation, lightly bitter finish. Overall: Good, but a bit of a let down from the initial aroma.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (797) - - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle shared by ttroha. Pours a bright golden with minimal off white head. Aroma of hops, grasses, and malts. Taste of upfront bitterness and grass that fades to a nice citrus.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (293) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Aroma is of grass, also a bit of floral notes as well. It is a clear, light golden color with a thick, fluffy white head that produces a bit of lacing. The combination of hops leads it to a floral bite with a pleasant combination of flavors that works rather well together.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1346) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2014
On tap at Brewdog, Edinburgh. Pours a gold colour with a white head. Aroma is Light lemon, with herby grassy notes and some white bread. Light body, medium carbonation. Light toast, grapefruit, lemon, light pine... Nice dry bitter finish. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
[Bottle] Clear pour is golden in color. A small, but lasting head on top. Aroma of dough, crisp floral hops and some grass. Taste is of light citrus, grass, cracker, light bready malts and wheat malts. More citrusy hops in the finish. Nice palate/mouthfeel. Clean and dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Rated on 6-16-2012 (Bottle) This beer pours a small white mostly lasting head, transparent body, very little carbonation observed, and no lacing. The aroma is floral hops, malt and grainy. The flavor is lightly bitter, pine hops, grapefruit, and malty. The mouthfeel is soft carbonation and this beer is light-medium bodied. The hops are upfront in the aroma and flavor. There is a lingering bitter aftertaste that is not offensive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (594) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bright pale gold color. Small creamy white head. Light citrus malt nose with floral hops. Grainy citrus malt flavor with a touch of grassy hops. Medium bodied with a crisp dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (353) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear straw yellow gold with a lot of activity. Aroma is pilsner malt, lemon, and grass. The taste adds more citrus hop notes, a touch of light pine, but the summery lemon dominates. High carb with a refreshing clean palate. Excellent light summer brew for a hop lover. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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