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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

694 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 694
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 30
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-17-2001)
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev +4.8%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Golden in color, hazy. Short-lived white head. Spotty lacing.

S: Biscuity malts. Slightly doughy, light toast. Hints of herbal and grassy hops. Faint lemon zest. Very clean.

T: Pilsner malt lays down a grainy and biscuity flavor. Mild oily hop bitterness balances nicely. Grassy and slightly herbal/spicy. Perfectly clean. Grainy malt finish.

M: Light bodied. Slight malt firmness. Blast of aggressive carbonation cuts through the body. Crisp.

O: A pretty good stab at the Helles style. Not as honed as the best of them, but it's free of flaws and drinks nicely. Pretty good stuff, I could see a six pack disappearing quickly on a nice day.

11-09-2013 18:52:56 | More by ryan1788a5
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-08-2013 23:36:14 | More by chicagoish
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

10-26-2013 19:21:43 | More by IPAchris
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2%

A-Clear straw yellow, no carbonation, not much head either.

S-Malt, straw, wheat not much of anything.

T-Very similar to the nose, straw, wheat, semi-sweet. No bitterness.

M-Lighter, not much carbonation and watery.

O-A boring, bland, nothing new lager. No reason to have other than the tick.

10-25-2013 22:52:45 | More by rlee1390
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

10-23-2013 00:06:30 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

10-21-2013 15:38:31 | More by brez8791
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-16-2013 23:36:39 | More by ColdWaffles
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clay23

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-10-2013 23:07:38 | More by clay23
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Vonhinx

New York

2.5/5  rDev -30%

10-06-2013 15:03:26 | More by Vonhinx
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-03-2013 19:11:39 | More by Kmlund
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

09-27-2013 18:06:19 | More by Bill69
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

09-22-2013 18:12:35 | More by scottbrew4u
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jeremy_J

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-17-2013 21:10:53 | More by jeremy_J
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

09-10-2013 00:43:28 | More by racingkenny14
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stella77artois

New York

3.63/5  rDev +1.7%

Served on tap in a pint glass.

A - Yello and on the clear side. Not a lot of carbonation going on, but there was about a 1" head. Some lacing left behind in the pint glass.

S - Not much going on. The dankness of a lager, with some hops to it. Not bad, just not much there.

T - Munich Helles Lager's are my favorite stlye, and I don't think this is the best representation of the style. Not a bad tasting beer, but not nearly as good as other popular Munich Helles'. A fair amount of hoppy bitterness, with just a touch of an adjunct-like flavor, which I didn't like. A cut grass / flowery aftertase.

F - Pretty refreshing. I prefer my lagers to have a little more carbonation, though. Certainly easy to drink.

O - Not a bad beer, but there are Munich Helles' that are much better. Not a bad flavor, and I'd drink this again, but probably wouldn't buy it. Decent beer, but there are many better Munich Helles', Spaten, Lowenbrau, Hofbrau, and others.

09-05-2013 14:05:26 | More by stella77artois
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-03-2013 17:01:35 | More by HRamz3
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rx-beer

Puerto Rico

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-03-2013 01:36:03 | More by rx-beer
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

08-30-2013 18:50:05 | More by Zach136
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Crimzy711

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

08-30-2013 17:06:38 | More by Crimzy711
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tmhoye

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-27-2013 22:48:20 | More by tmhoye
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B_Sloane89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

08-20-2013 14:24:43 | More by B_Sloane89
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

A very good drinkable lager. Pour is a 1/2 inch of bubbly head that fizzes to just a mild lace ring. Color is a respectable bright bubbly yellow. Smells of lager yeast, biscuit, and a touch of herbal hops. Taste is about the same but very clean and crisp. I kept thinking how many lagers I had and none impressed me as much. Mouth feel is again bubbly, light and crisp.

Overall a step up from BMC and just enough flavor to impress a craft veteran like me this beer has it all. Give it a try.

08-14-2013 18:29:50 | More by DrDemento456
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Newenglandcraftbrew

Maine

4/5  rDev +12%

08-14-2013 15:30:08 | More by Newenglandcraftbrew
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-14-2013 03:32:20 | More by EBeckett3
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nakedninjaturtle

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

08-10-2013 23:47:22 | More by nakedninjaturtle
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 694 ratings.