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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

701 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 701
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 30
Gots: 40 | 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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4/5  rDev +12%

Jmerc23, Nov 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -16%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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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.

ryan1788a5, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

chicagoish, Nov 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

IPAchris, Oct 26, 2013
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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.

rlee1390, Oct 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

FatBoyGotSwagger, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12%

brez8791, Oct 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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2.75/5  rDev -23%

Bill69, Sep 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

scottbrew4u, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +12%

racingkenny14, Sep 10, 2013
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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.

stella77artois, Sep 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

HRamz3, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

rx-beer, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Zach136, Aug 30, 2013
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 701 ratings.