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RATINGS: 652   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As Victory Summer Love ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, pale malt, moderate hoppy, citrus, flowers. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration, grain, pale malt, light zest bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and citrusy hoppy. Peachy, grapefruity and citrusy hoppy. Smooth citrusy and slight sweet into a medium dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19376) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2010
Cask at Blind Tiger, New York, NY. Cloudy deep golden. Salty hay aroma. Dry with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Very salty with shallow crystallic malt and sea water finish. Simplistic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
18th June 2014
Bright clear pale gold beer, small bubbly white head. Palate is light and dry with fine carbonation. Light pale malt. Touches of floral things and pine. Mild lemon and grapefruit. Light dry finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting... golden yellow amber ... thin white head ... soft zezty floral lemon fruit nose ... dry floral fruits ... sharp dry lemon ... ok

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13712) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle from BottleDog, London and drunk at home. Clear gold lasting white head. Hoppy golden ale. Some good sherbert hop. Rather drinkable and I like the hop a lot. good beer. A little empty in the malts maybe.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2012
Dark straw/pale amber. Medium head. Smells like weed, real powdery lupulin hops. Light on the bitterness, and with a fresh, breezy Atlantic boardwalk sort of maltiness. Wish more of the dank nose made it onto the palate. The bitterness does sit on the tongue a little bit, but I was promised more. It reminds me of De Smet Hop Harvest from Marble in Albuquerque, except not as refined or unique. Good brew though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2012
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a moderate white head. Aroma of orange, lemon, cereal, grain, florals, grapefruit, and grass. Flavor of lemon peel, grass, light pine, and cereal with a dry, crisp, moderately bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11842) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle from Eric’s personal stash at Churchkey - thank you sir! Bright and pale yellow, white edge head. Aroma of subtle black pepper, hint of grapefruit. Taste is lemon rind and white pepper. Lager-like, with a decent body. Easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Shenandoah Throwdown. 12oz bottle, thanks ryan. Crystal clear apple juice body, medium off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, some lemon, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, some bread, light lemon. Soft light-medium body, some acidity, light resin.


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