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Victory Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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Victory LagerVictory Lager

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702 Ratings

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Ratings: 702
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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4/5  rDev +12%

baklo, Saturday at 07:19 PM
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4.24/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The ratings for this beer, both from the BA community, and the Brothers, have long puzzled me. I'm admittedly biased for German style offerings, with particular fondness for Bavarian profiles, so Victory's focus on hewing closely to traditional German examples undoubtedly appeals to my palate. Victory Lager nails the popular Helles lager that is most popular in Bavaria as the everyday beer. Pouring an unfiltered, slightly hazy pint is a nice twist, departing slightly from tradition, but that only adds to the appeal, in my opinion.

Hopheads (and I drift into and out of that spectrum regularly) likely will find this too mellow, but rather than judging Victory Lager against the biting IPAs or Belgian ales, I use the original German Helles as my reference point. And this beer hits the mark. This is an outstanding American interpretation of the original style.


SliceofKimbo, Saturday at 01:39 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

kniles38, Monday at 04:19 AM
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3/5  rDev -16%

audioserf, Friday at 04:06 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Rob_Z, Wednesday at 02:13 AM
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

DTSweet, Tuesday at 11:55 PM
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2.25/5  rDev -37%

Howlader, Sunday at 10:53 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Sellen, Saturday at 06:15 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

njbusa, Sunday at 01:53 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Shennan20, Friday at 01:54 AM
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

jodybrutal, Monday at 06:59 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Jmc986, Tuesday at 07:35 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

oglmcdgl, Tuesday at 07:30 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

mmmbeerNY, Tuesday at 05:41 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

smutz, Monday at 10:14 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

52P48, Thursday at 10:33 PM
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4/5  rDev +12%

JMUbrewz, Monday at 10:15 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

twonder23, Saturday at 04:01 AM
Victory Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 702 ratings.