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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
88
very good

265 Ratings
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 22
Gots: 14 | 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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ElijahRivera

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

06-01-2014 23:50:11 | More by ElijahRivera
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-01-2014 23:23:54 | More by 2dogbrew
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-31-2014 18:40:19 | More by djrn2
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tclipse

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-31-2014 18:26:54 | More by tclipse
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-31-2014 17:37:59 | More by Dave_Treat
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When "Storm King" hit the market, it took the beer scene... well- by storm. So now the Victory brewers do similarly with traditional German wheat beer. The Mad King version exercises the same sense of quality but does so with a softer palate, which leaves much to be explored.

Supple sweetness of sugar cookie and bread dough reach the nose and early palate with its yeasty undertow. Beautifully malty with sweet grain, cereal and cookie confectioner's delight. With a gentle weave of fruit, the early palate delivers elements of lemon, green apple, under-ripened orange and an almost banana/ papaya melon sense.

The middle fades into a soothing creamy-dry but citrusy tangy character. Those near banana flavors rise to greet spices of clove, white pepper, dried orange peels, alligator pepper and vanilla. That round smoothness give the fruity and spicy center a lot to celebrate.

Deliciously, the bready beer is a stark reflection of its dense gold color and its frothy persistent froth. Its final impressions are of vanilla, mint and tea. Mild earthiness fuses with vinous acidity for a perfectly balanced taste to the bready-sweet texture and taste that grounds the beer. Its a beautiful and all-occasion beer!

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 06:52:53 | More by BEERchitect
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.5%

05-30-2014 01:25:53 | More by GiantMidget
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-28-2014 22:15:47 | More by thatoneguymike
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

05-27-2014 15:00:32 | More by dcguitar
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a lightly hazed straw yellow color with 2+ fingers of head that fades down to a creamy cap

S: Clove and banana right up front, with some yeast presence and other lightly spicy and fruity notes. Standard hefe notes

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the yeasty notes, banana, and clove. Goes into some lightly spicy notes accompanied by a nice fruitiness. Wheat more prevalent in the finish

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation

O: A great example of an American-made hefe. Classic banana and clove steal the show and make for a very refreshing brew. Definitely recommended

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 06:44:04 | More by BEERMILER12
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

05-26-2014 14:40:17 | More by Janeinma
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-19-2014 14:55:24 | More by Shandycan
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Ian_B

Connecticut

3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lighter yellow in colour. Tall, spritzy head.

The nose begins with Belgian yeasts and mild funk alongside crisp wheat. As you draw in the scent, the yeast becomes more complex with notes of sweet banana and a little clove.

The taste has a nice blending of this beer's characteristics throughout. The toasty wheat malt is dominant, complimented with a slight citrusy bitterness from the hops and notes of banana, clove, and must from the yeast. Starts a little more crisp and bitter, and finishes with warming balance of malt and yeast flavours that are on the slightly sweet but savory side.

The mouthfeel is light and toward the heavier side. A little spritzy but smooth.

Nice beer overall, but a little lacking in complexity of flavour.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 02:38:12 | More by Ian_B
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sirsteve42

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-30-2014 22:42:04 | More by sirsteve42
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-30-2014 19:20:50 | More by atrocity
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-29-2014 14:17:54 | More by JMUbrewz
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barczar

Kentucky

3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden with fleeting ivory head.

Aroma is Belgian yeast, pear, and earthy, floral hops.

Pear, Belgian yeast, muted apple, and spicy clove form the flavor profile, which finishes slightly dry and crackery. Interesting. Truly a unique showcase of German and Belgian yeast.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

Interesting juxtaposition of clean malt character and Belgian yeast character.

Serving type: on-tap

04-18-2014 01:05:12 | More by barczar
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-13-2014 00:56:26 | More by salthemonster
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-29-2014 19:44:03 | More by Yellolab2010
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QuinnKremp

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

03-25-2014 15:24:27 | More by QuinnKremp
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thampel09

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%

03-19-2014 03:54:08 | More by thampel09
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-10-2014 03:01:40 | More by tkdchampxi
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angeepangie

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

03-01-2014 01:01:22 | More by angeepangie
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

02-26-2014 16:07:43 | More by Griffith
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

02-24-2014 19:16:15 | More by lccrunchy
Mad King's Weiss from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.