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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

728 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 728
Reviews: 338
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 31
Gots: 50 | 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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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%

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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
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3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

rcjennings, Jun 18, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap served in a pint glass

A - Clear straw with 1 finger white head with good retention and moderate lacing

S - pretty wimpy lager yeast, malt, citrus

T - Nothing standout, your standard lager, not very bitter with a nice touch of wheat.

M - Light body, high carbonation, effervescent, smooth.

O - Good summer beer, but Victory has so many other better brews I would never get this again.

williamjbauer, Jun 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

CaptainSkybeard, Jun 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

chim52chim, Jun 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

wander4, May 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

BeerOps, May 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

Chucker, May 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Dual45s, May 22, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours golden with a long lasting, foamy, white head. Aroma is of grassy hops and biscuit malt. Body is light-medium and crisp. Light grassy hops and biscuit malt with hints of lemon combine on the palate. Finish is long and slightly bitter. Nice, easy drinking, tasty helles.

mikeg67, May 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

ksiazewski, May 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

SickNukes, May 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

pearljam118, May 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Tank77, May 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

KimbarkBrewCrew, May 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

jnolan, May 10, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: thin head on a hazy pale golden body.

S: musty light pale malts and grains.

T: overall bland with little standing out. Mostly malts and grains.

M: moist finish. medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: this one is very bland. I guess drinkable but not for the flavor.

kylehay2004, May 09, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Victory, Downingtown, PA

First had this a while ago, but I just recently revisited it. It's not something I'd normally go for, and it's not my usual style, but if the owner is going to buy me one, who am I to decline?

Served in a 0.3L German-style tumbler, Victory lager pours a crystal clear golden brown color with a nice cap of foamy white head that retains well, and leaves just a bit of soapy lacing. Aroma of light German malts, light floral hops, basic, no nonsense. Taste follows the aroma, pale malts, crackery grains, floral hops, crisp, clean, nothing complex or amazing, but it's a standard lager, so what more can you ask for? Light body, and goes down as smooth as anything. For the style, this is a very good beer. If you want something simple and extremely easy to drink, yet miles ahead of the macro market, look no further.

Rifugium, May 08, 2012
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 728 ratings.