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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

670 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 670
Reviews: 333
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 30
Gots: 28 | 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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Tilley4

Tennessee

2.95/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I'm crazy about most of Victory's offerings so I picked up singles of this and the Whirlwind Wit yesterday...

Pours a surprisingly clear light golden with a nice fluffy head... Lots of carbonation...looks pretty good..

I'm getting lots of sweet light malt and a macro-like corn aroma... Also, some sulfur going on.. Basically, smells beery if you will....hoping for a bit more in this dept...

If I didn't know better, I'd guess this was a macro... Its not bad or anything, but really just sorta average to me... Tastes sorta like a Bud or any of the other big names... Lots of light sweet malt and corn and virtually no hop presence... Again, sorta disappointing...

Overall... A letdown.. I was expecting more of a solid base of malt and hops that never disappoints, like Sam Adams, but this one didn't do it for me...

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2010 14:04:44 | More by Tilley4
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umtox

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: A very light golden lager with a decent head and lots of carbonation

S: Pungent classic beer smell, a bit yeasty.

T: Crisp, strongly carbonated and a decent aftertaste.

D: Very drinkable, crisp on the palate.

An average lager for a microbrewery, but very drinkable. Definitely would pair well with food.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2008 05:29:26 | More by umtox
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mjc410

Vermont

2.98/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into my La Moneuse tulip, which is of course the ideal lager glass...

The head is fizzy and soda like, quickly falling to a glass ring and surface lacing over a very light gold, bubbly body. The nose is of somewhat off-putting grain. Taste is very nice though, a clean, balanced grain/hop combination, very simple. Mouthfeel is spot on, with a thin body and high carbonation. A very easy drinker, but with some significant negatives and no complexity whatsoever.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2006 00:29:28 | More by mjc410
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GeoffFromSJ

New Jersey

2.98/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The first two times I had this beer it was directly out of the bottle. The thing that comes to mind is "alright." It could definitely be better. It had a syrupy finish that detracted from the overall taste. The third time, in a glass, I was quite surprised at how light this beer looked. It reminded me of Coors Light. Very unexpected. All in all, not a bad beer. But not a good beer either.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2003 01:27:00 | More by GeoffFromSJ
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

(Served in an American pint glass) best before Mar 19 2010
A- This beer has a crystal clear golden yellow body with a thin white head soon to disappears with tiny bubbles in slow motion. S- This beer has a soft sighty sweet malt with a Munich malt hint and pale malt with some field corn note finish.
T- This beer has a big sulfury hops flavor that grows with a fizzy water taste in the finish.
M- This beer is a light mouthfeel with a big scrubbing fizzy finish.
D- This beer is sulfury and fizzy that covers most of the flavor and aroma except for the watery taste in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2010 15:15:24 | More by rhoadsrage
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -16%

07-26-2013 23:00:55 | More by Damian74Shensky
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chim52chim

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

06-01-2012 22:14:50 | More by chim52chim
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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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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

04-23-2014 15:04:02 | More by waddellc2
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16%

01-11-2012 21:12:28 | More by bonbini26
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

11-25-2011 17:50:32 | More by mdillon86
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tzieser

Arizona

3/5  rDev -16%

11-19-2011 18:40:39 | More by tzieser
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My first Victory branded beverage. I had high hopes and this one was pretty much average. I was hoping for Munich Helles style flavor but got "basic" out of it. The appearance was golden with a one finger head and a tiny bit of lacing. Smell was balanced as was the taste. Like I said above, Basic. Mouthfeel was right down the middle as was drinkability. Actually drinkability was pretty good and would be good for a rookie to try.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2010 00:52:22 | More by rdub
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yossarian14

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16%

01-29-2013 01:45:37 | More by yossarian14
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

10-26-2013 19:21:43 | More by IPAchris
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Crimzy711

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

08-30-2013 17:06:38 | More by Crimzy711
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

05-18-2012 18:26:03 | More by SickNukes
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shufon

New York

3/5  rDev -16%

11-17-2011 04:21:10 | More by shufon
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kristougher

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16%

07-03-2013 00:44:21 | More by kristougher
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dinojrbtom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

12-24-2011 00:14:19 | More by dinojrbtom
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ohcomeonthatsfunny


3/5  rDev -16%

03-01-2012 15:59:18 | More by ohcomeonthatsfunny
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

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


3/5  rDev -16%

03-02-2012 21:03:52 | More by gloveman
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fchicken


3/5  rDev -16%

04-04-2012 02:22:09 | More by fchicken
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 670 ratings.