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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

666 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 666
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 29
Gots: 26 | 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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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-09-2014 05:48:22 | More by Resuin
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-08-2014 23:32:48 | More by ChipMurray
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tillmac62

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

EBD 3/4/14. Clear light golden pour with a nice head and normal lacing. Laid back nose of what strikes me as Hallertau hops, very slight. Light medium body with light carbonation. This is a nice Helles that is to style. The taste is laid back, as is the nose, and light with the expected effervescence. A slight sweetness coupled with a bit of hop flavor and bitterness constitutes the flavor profile. Crisp and clean finish with a touch of lingering bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 21:47:05 | More by tillmac62
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polopaul20

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-07-2014 21:50:30 | More by polopaul20
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-06-2014 19:38:18 | More by mendvicdog
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a Chimay goblet.

A: Pours a gorgeous straw color. The head isn't much, though - not even a finger high (white shade), and retention isn't any better (read: poor). No real lacing is left behind, either. But the body is beautiful enough to make me overlook its crappy head.

S: Honestly, I don't get much. Maybe a hint of bready malts, and a (admittedly decent otherwise) noble hop profile. At least what's there is quite nice - it would be a good aroma if it were stronger. As it warms up, it seems to become a little bolder.

T: There are some nice noble hops right from the start. They're mild, but they work really well. The finish is lightly sweet. To me, this beer is more conducive to drinking than analyzing - it doesn't have much in the way of standout qualities or bold flavors, but by gawd, it just works extremely well.

M: Quite dry and crisp. Well carbonated, too. Maybe a hair overcarbonated, but that's a trifle. This goes down more than easily enough.

O: The aroma may not have been up to snuff, but the actual taste of the beer was. And that's all I really care about. There's nothing like a good lager in the right mood, and this hit that 'right mood' extremely well.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 21:49:55 | More by ThisWangsChung
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pmorris71

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-05-2014 16:42:27 | More by pmorris71
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aengleman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-30-2013 23:10:18 | More by aengleman
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JMohl3

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

12-20-2013 16:27:03 | More by JMohl3
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Headgoober

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-16-2013 02:56:35 | More by Headgoober
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Alex5

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -23%

12-10-2013 05:50:47 | More by Alex5
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NatsnSkinsDC

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-08-2013 22:35:31 | More by NatsnSkinsDC
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

12-06-2013 00:09:34 | More by NonicPanic
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Hearneator

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -9%

11-28-2013 17:39:05 | More by Hearneator
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Strigoimuzik

Puerto Rico

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-28-2013 14:55:01 | More by Strigoimuzik
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Jmerc23

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

11-22-2013 07:54:15 | More by Jmerc23
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-21-2013 18:50:13 | More by InspectorBob
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Lelampp

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-18-2013 14:42:06 | More by Lelampp
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Druss157

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-18-2013 04:51:09 | More by Druss157
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -16%

11-17-2013 22:54:53 | More by apasternak
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klimoja

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

11-17-2013 17:00:34 | More by klimoja
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Vintarabo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

11-12-2013 03:56:23 | More by Vintarabo
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

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
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 666 ratings.