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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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Photo of jurbanik
3.25/5  rDev -9%

jurbanik, Sep 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

lupercmda, Sep 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Davepoolesque, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of DefenCorps
3.88/5  rDev +8.7%

Bottle from Chevy Chase. I've lost track of how many years its been since I've had this beer. Five? In any case, there's no freshness date on this, so I hope it isn't ancient.

Clear golden yellow with a dense, white head that falls off to a disk rather quickly. The nose is rather excellent. MOderately hoppy with a blend of earth, lemon snappiness, and a touch of soap, this is a pretty enjoyable blend (despite the soap). This complements the malt character, which is a blend of crackers, bread, grain, dough and even a touch of honey. Very nice.

The palate is better. Opening with a firm bitterness, lemony, dusty and snappy (though not quite as nice as in Summer Love) flavors follow. Grainy and doughy for the most part, with a touch of honey, the malt character is quite nice, and nicely complements the hops. Drying, grainy and bitter on the finish with a mild mineral character that actually tastes like it might be a combination of the earthy hops and the carbonic acid. I really like the hop profile of this beer. Light in body without being watery, this beer has a medium-high level of carbonation (appropriately enough) and a drying finish that's mildly hoppy and mildly grainy. Very nice, recommended.

DefenCorps, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of chefhatt
3.73/5  rDev +4.5%

This beer has a golden color body with a small fizzy head that quickly disaptes ton a very,very thin lace around the edge. The smell has a lemony, malt aroma to it. The taste is well balanced with malt and some lemon hop flavor to it. It is well carbonated with a nice mouth feel, no after taste. Over all this is a nice easy drinking beer.

chefhatt, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of IronLover
3.95/5  rDev +10.6%

Pale yellow in color with a slight chill haze. Poured with a short fizzy white foam that quickly dissipated leaving no cap or lacings. Toasted malt, biscuit, and light lemon hop aromas. Medium bodied with assertive, but not fizzy, refreshing carbonation. Toasted malt with biscuit flavors up front with a tangy, citrus lemon hop bite through the middle. Finishes crisp and dry with a biscuit malt aftertaste.

IronLover, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of Health
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Health, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Tsrohnek, Aug 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

paulhargus, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of secondtooth
3.98/5  rDev +11.5%

Attractive straw yellow, with an ample head of fine white foam. Medium lace.

Aroma is grainy and malty. Appealing and straightforward.

Flavor is crisp and grainy -- picture-perfect for a lager. This one's rich and full-flavored, though, not at all watery. Maybe not to the same level as Victory's Prima Pils, but definitely a delicious and enjoyable lager.

secondtooth, Aug 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

TCaldwell, Aug 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Danobold, Aug 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

mattparsons, Aug 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

anwo56, Jul 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

rolltide8425, Jul 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

GiantMidget, Jul 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

Klif, Jul 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

raythealeman, Jul 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

MikalMick, Jul 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

hockeyfighter19, Jul 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

SuperBub, Jul 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

kingslotty, Jul 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

Leftfield00, Jun 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

steelreserve69, Jun 28, 2012
Photo of DeltaGolfSierra
3.98/5  rDev +11.5%

Color is a light transparent gold, with a thin pale white head that fades quickly. The smell is mainly citrus with a bit of freshly baked bread. Nice, but I wish it were stronger. The taste is much like the smell - heavily citrus with a touch of bread. This has a stronger citrus taste than probably any other lager I've had. Very crisp, drinkable, and refreshing. Certainly a big step above most mainstream lagers.

DeltaGolfSierra, Jun 22, 2012
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 701 ratings.