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RATINGS: 734   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3380) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 17, 2012
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, pine and citrus. Taste is the malt, herbs and a nice bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5365) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Pours clear golden with a white head. The aroma has pale malt, light spicy hops and an overriding brightness. It has a crisp body with decent amount of micro carbonation. It starts with dry crackers, woody/herbal hops and fresh grass. The finish has a touch of sulfur. Taste like pilsner meets ale. Really good.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VAYankee (344) - Virginia, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Clear yellow color with a short, white foamy head. Hoppy aroma including grass, a touch of lemon and a little bit of malt. Tastes tart and hoppy, a little bready, and still a touch of lemon. Moderately bitter dry hop finish. Palate - between light and medium bodied, above average carbonation. Overall there are a lot of other, better summer beers out there to choose from.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4886) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Pours a golden yellow. Aromas of pale malt, big hops, some citrus. Flavor of light malts, citrus and some good hop bite.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DubCInjun (30) - - MAY 1, 2016
Yellow pour with a hoppy, floral aroma. Balanced flavor of hits with a light, even bitter finish. A simple, yet effective ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
malvrich (191) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2016
Single bottle. Dated enjoy by Aug 2, 2016. Tulip glass. A: Pale yellow pour with tall frothy head that retains well. Little visible carbonation but clumps of lace . S: Herbal hop scent with slight dry bready note. T: Grassy hops half bitter half sour. Malt note also seems sour but not in a good way. M: Low-ish carbonation makes the light-medium body seem lifeless. O: Can’t believe I don’t like this more. Maybe a bad bottle, but probably not a repeat purchase.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Augdraught1981 (261) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - APR 15, 2016
Pours a slightly cloudy, pale yellowish gold with a thin white head. The aromas are very clean light fruit & bread. Nice and even light bitterness, and smooth body with some light fruit & grain coming through in the taste. Clean & easy drinking ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1488) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Pours a vibrant yellow color with a floral aroma. A simple malt flavor with a light fruitiness to the beer. Refreshing and tasty with a minor malt aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9151) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2016
(bottle, 35.5cl) Slightly hazy, pale golden colour with a blond and short foamy head. Fruity hoppy aroma with notes of citrus, grapefruit and lemon zest. Mildly bitter flavour, light bodied with a moderate carbonation. Soft pale malty base with a good citric hoppy bite, leading into a mildly hop bitter finish. Clean and refreshing Ale. 02.II.16

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (907) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2016
PAle gold pour with a decent white head. Earthy, citrus, malt aromas. Taste is fairly simple citrus and caramel, very drinkable, a little bitterness comes through at the end

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (5938) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2016
355ml bottle. Clear, yellow-ish golden colour with average, creamy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Protein-impregnated, grainy, strawy aroma, mild citrusy hoppy overtones, hints of lemon zest. Taste is slightly dry, citrusy hoppy, minimally strawy, pale malty basis, hints of lemon zest; rather light, monotonous and slightly watery.


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