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RATINGS: 791   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.8
sjohnny (636) - - AUG 13, 2016
Earthy must. Bright citrus. Pale cloudy light yellow with a bright white head that fizzes away pretty quickly leaving a hint of foam on the side of the glass. Citrusy. Yeasty. Bright with a clean finish. A little bite at the end. Not bad. Decent summer beer.

2.6
milewide (2250) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2016
None of the pilsner aroma or taste. None of the radler lemonaid. Too muddled in taste and styles to please me!

3.4
teddybeer (3782) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2016
Golden color with a creamy White head with médium retention. Aroma has hoppy notes with grassy hints. Flavor has a light to medium bitterness, hay. mild bitterness in the final with dry mouthfeel.

3.4
Cool_Bond (2676) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2016
Good well-hopped aroma of nuts and maltighet. The taste is the same. Good bitterness that fills the upper part of the mouth for a long time. Good beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.4
leaparsons (10551) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle, Beers of Europe. Golden with a white head. Biscuit and bready malts with apricot. Honey and lemon with hints of lime. Grassy. Nice mineral body. Leafy, peppery finish. Decent.

3.4
TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2016
Hoppy golden ale at the ballpark in Philly. Well balanced and quaffable. The Rogers Center sucks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
eggraid101 (79) - Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours a straw or light golden color with a nice white head that doesn't last long. Nice crisp malt aroma. Biscuit taste, the hop flavor is a nice bitterness that adds to the crispness. Not much citrus or pine, a nice malt aftertaste. A great beer from a great brewery ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
rjplumer (1098) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 26, 2016
A grassy floral aroma. Clear pale golden body topped with foamy white head. Light malt and grain taste with a thin bodied. Light and refreshing.

3.8
muzzlehatch (4959) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 24, 2016
Several draught pints at The Rock in Beloit, WI, late June. Sitting outside on a perfect 75 degree (24-degrees C to all of you anti-American Euro-Asiati-African terrorists) cloudless day, the briefest wisp of wind, eating the All-American burger & fries - and drinking this. It’s a very smooth-drinking, full-bodied (but not too full that I didn’t need more) summer beer, probably as close to perfect on that simple scale as anything I’ve had in what’s turned out to be a scorcher - the pour is, gosh, golden of course, not exactly clear but close enough, with a thin whisker of lasting snow...it’s bready-malty in the nose, with a little rosemary, a bit of honey...and on the tongue these characteristics deliver the beer equivalent of a very good, very light honey-wheat bread, not my favorite item from the bakery normally but heck I’ll take a great example of that over a very poor brioche or pumpernickel, wouldn’t you? and that’s what this is, an expert example of a not-that-exciting style. Here’s to more patio days, if it ever gets cool and dry enough again....

3.3
Svesse (8601) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2016
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm, 22 July 2016) Golden colour with creamy, white head. Malty, fruity nose with peaches, bread, orange and floral hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of apricots, orange, bready malt and a balanced floral bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a light sweetness. Fresh and highly drinkable summer ale. Quite nice.


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