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Mad King's Weiss - Victory Brewing Company

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Mad King's WeissMad King's Weiss

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BA SCORE
87
very good

313 Ratings
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Ratings: 313
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 22
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 08-14-2002)
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webmanspidey

Michigan

3.56/5  rDev -8.5%

08-16-2014 18:42:20 | More by webmanspidey
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-15-2014 00:02:17 | More by Doomcifer
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hillind

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-13-2014 22:46:04 | More by hillind
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.54/5  rDev -9%

22oz bottle poured into a chalice.

A: Sunny golden color with a good amount of haze. Fine-bubbled white head retains at a half inch. Small clumps of lacing.

S: Strong bready and wheaty base. Plenty of doughy yeast. Slightly chalky. Mild incense sort of smell. The yeast I character is more neutral than I thought it would be. Grassy hops. Vague hints of light stone fruits.

T: Wheaty and a bit tangy and lemony up front. Chalky yeast. Vague fruitiness. Soft peppery touch. Spicy and herbal hop flavors build toward the back but never get too bold. Trailing herbal hop flavors.

M: Light bodied. Crispness of the carbonation bites right through the frothy texture.

O: A safe and perhaps underachieving beer. It's perfectly inoffensive and crushable, but for all it was billed to be it lacks character

08-13-2014 20:30:07 | More by ryan1788a5
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-12-2014 02:02:23 | More by Bouder32
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MFS_71

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

08-11-2014 00:47:07 | More by MFS_71
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.81/5  rDev -2.1%

22 ounce bottle - $4.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Lightly clouded with a light hue of burnished gold. Smallish, white a head, a little fizzy. A few streams of active carbonation.

Smell: Subtly wheaty aroma, some grain, yeasty dough. Light clove bud, lemon peel, banana.

Taste: A taste of wheat with a doughy backdrop to it and a small, soft sugary element. The juice of one lemon with a little snap of acidity. Transient hints of clove, 'nana, and plain gum. Modestly hopped, a little herb and a low bitterness. Minor alcohol component. Wheaty and a bit spicy on the nicely drying, fairly effervescent finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation. A small appreciable amount of heft from the malts, but doesn't approach the creamiest of the style.

Overall: A little less than traditional with the use of Belgian yeast, though, the beer really doesn't stray far at all and is enjoyable none-the-less.

08-10-2014 17:47:04 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-10-2014 03:41:01 | More by Lovely85
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jl2414

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-10-2014 01:40:54 | More by jl2414
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Brent16


4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-10-2014 00:22:23 | More by Brent16
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Dweedlebug

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.9%

08-09-2014 20:06:47 | More by Dweedlebug
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-09-2014 12:50:33 | More by JMS1512
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soulliard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-08-2014 00:45:12 | More by soulliard
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orcrist_cleaver

New York

2.98/5  rDev -23.4%

A:Dark straw with a fizzy, alka-seltzer like head.

S: Getting a lot of cheap booze on the nose, reminiscent of very strong bubblegum. Corn grains.

M: On the fuller yet slicker body category. Good amount of carbonation and active effervescence. Manages to make a play at dry and fizzy.

T: Strong fruity esters. Lots of yeasty bubblegum and banana. Sweet malts tasting of copper pot distillation. Strong boozy notes, grain husk is prominent. Unrefined, but strong. Mor sour than expected with substantial phenol sweetness. Might have been a skunky btl, but there are better hefeweizens to experiment on next time.

08-04-2014 18:21:41 | More by orcrist_cleaver
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-01-2014 14:06:38 | More by AMarkle6524
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Beers_of_a_clown

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-01-2014 03:02:46 | More by Beers_of_a_clown
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J-Bones

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-29-2014 01:07:23 | More by J-Bones
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ajdemma

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-28-2014 22:32:16 | More by ajdemma
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inkdemention

Nevada

1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

07-28-2014 03:40:18 | More by inkdemention
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dacrza1

New Jersey

4.04/5  rDev +3.9%

DATE REVIEWED: July 27, 2014... GLASSWARE: Weihenstephan weizen ... OCCASION: another chain saw and tractor day in the yard--but a sweet reward...APPEARANCE: handsome three-finger snow-white head that stays thick and creamy for a duration; appropriate, unfiltered hazy golden yellow body with steady effervescence; lacing is inconsistent but observable ... AROMA: alluring yeast of banana and fragrant candy; malts are understated but provide a doughy hint with some licorice to boot--a bit more complex than the ordinary hefe... PALATE: active, impactful and reasonably bodied--more weight than a weizen--with a heavier aftertaste as well; an astringent, creamy combination that makes this thirst-quenching but substantial... TASTE: banana and pepper, with some sweet malts mixed in; some warmth too... OVERALL: worth a bomber's price, this beer is a bigger, somewhat bolder take on a refreshing style--like the Whirlwind with a little V Lager mixed with some nondescript spices that engages with strength...

07-27-2014 21:20:37 | More by dacrza1
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.61/5  rDev -7.2%

22oz bottle, but my 3yo son knocked over my glass spilling 12-14oz. Oh well.
L - persistent bubbly white head, highly carbonated hazed golden ale
S - fresh aroma with fruit, lemon zest, spicy yeast, biscuit, grass, wheat
T - lemongrass, biscuit, clovey yeast, faint bubble gum, pear, apple, wheat; very different but intriguing with every sip. Definitely a cross between a traditional German Hefeweizen and a Belgian ale
F - lighter body, but higher carbonation makes it feel fuller, finishes semi-dry and fairly clean
O - good, unique, and refreshing, but I don't think I'd buy it again. It was fun to try, but I wish I hadn't left my glass in an inopportune spot to get spilled.

07-26-2014 04:37:52 | More by barnzy78
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-25-2014 22:48:32 | More by DerekMorgan
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audioserf

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-25-2014 15:07:27 | More by audioserf
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Std73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-25-2014 13:30:03 | More by Std73
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SHerninko

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-24-2014 21:43:44 | More by SHerninko
Mad King's Weiss from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 313 ratings.