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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

673 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 673
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 31
Gots: 29 | 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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Furley80

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-10-2014 23:30:18 | More by Furley80
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-07-2014 06:08:38 | More by Giantspace
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dar482

New York

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer comes in a light clear golden color.

The aroma has a nice grassy aroma, and a breadiness and grainy character.

The flavor is extremely refreshing. A decent punch of light citrus, grass. Then an extremely crisp cracker/bready note. A bit of a flaw from DMS or something, but a reasonable amount for the style.

A good easy drinking brew.

Serving type: on-tap

04-04-2014 02:56:07 | More by dar482
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Rossnicolini

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-30-2014 23:46:47 | More by Rossnicolini
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

03-29-2014 19:43:11 | More by Yellolab2010
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tassell1

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-20-2014 20:13:34 | More by tassell1
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-12-2014 02:19:21 | More by Zetcha7x
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12%

03-09-2014 14:39:09 | More by KevinGordon
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Honisbygonis

North Carolina

3.14/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

First review, first Helles tasted as far as I can remember. My comments will by no means compare to that of a beer judge, but here goes:
--bottle to pint glass; light urine / apple cider color (label notes golden which is appropriate)
--nominal head with aroma lightly sweet, but 1st thought is Foster's
--taste: like that of a standard DOMESTIC lager (which says alot pro and con, since not an American beer fan), albeit a bit smoother and definitely not as bad hoppy
--aftertaste: hangs there on the tongue / lingers in your mouth; dry, palpable cottony mouth feel requiring you to take another hit to quench it
--buzz meter: drank pre lunch@ 1130 so mild to mod on empty stomach
--burpage: slightly acidic / hoppy (this would be standard)

Drinkability: ala comic book grading scale = FINE.

Big Fan of Victory, since lived in Philly for some time, but with so many beers to try / re-try, not one I'd be HANKERING (my new category) for / no love lost; but would probably reconsider, as we all would and all know, if we had one on tap in Downingtown.
Ch33rs factor = indifferent.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 16:57:34 | More by Honisbygonis
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

02-24-2014 03:22:37 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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wiegs4life

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-22-2014 02:34:50 | More by wiegs4life
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RyanByorick

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

02-21-2014 01:46:59 | More by RyanByorick
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emakings

Puerto Rico

3.25/5  rDev -9%

02-10-2014 22:03:32 | More by emakings
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-08-2014 01:26:24 | More by dexterk1
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mpenske

California

3.25/5  rDev -9%

02-05-2014 05:11:07 | More by mpenske
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D_Girg

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

02-01-2014 19:35:14 | More by D_Girg
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IAMTEAMPONY

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

01-31-2014 05:40:49 | More by IAMTEAMPONY
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-28-2014 02:23:04 | More by Barnsley
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-26-2014 18:58:48 | More by NooseJustice
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-23-2014 04:03:16 | More by ChrisKayler
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-22-2014 00:02:44 | More by IdrinkGas
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BrooklynPanch

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-21-2014 03:59:05 | More by BrooklynPanch
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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
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 673 ratings.