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Moonglow Weizenbock - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

915 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 915
Reviews: 649
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 82
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 12-01-2001)
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Jamstone714

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-30-2011 03:20:10 | More by Jamstone714
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kegerator

Maryland

5/5  rDev +22.9%

another great offering from Victory, in my opinion the top brewer on the east coast...

Poured out a very hazy dark brown with yeasties floating around and a nice 1 1/2 inch head that left nice lacing throughout.
Aroma was clove and spice, with hints of caramel and apple.
taste was pretty much the same but just seemed like it all blended so well that no one flavor seemed to stand out.
Excellent wheat bock, very enjoyable and easy to drink.

Recently purchased another 6er of this, best by 040405 on the bottle. wow, its definitely different then the first 6er. This one was abit lighter in color with no floaties/yeasties. The overall flavor was similar, however it reminded me more of a belgian triple then a wheat bock. Don;t get me wrong though. its still dam tasty.

01-10-2005 16:11:54 | More by kegerator
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turdadactyl

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

02-07-2012 15:52:13 | More by turdadactyl
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

Ok, I have had this beer since the fall when I picked up a case of this at Raystown Beverage in Huntingdon, Pa. This has been the sole survivor to see how this beer aged.

Bottle poured into a standard pint glass.

A: Even with an extremely gentle pour the head on this beer was huge. It was several inches high and lingered for a long time leaving beautiful lacing all over the glass. I could only fit about 2/3 on the first amount of the pour. The color is hazy amber orange/brown with a ton of sediment.

S: Very fruity esters in the nose. Smells like a mixture or raisins and flowers. Reminiscent of a La Fin Du Monde.

T: Delicious. The beer is spiced rather well. The raisin/fruity flavors pull through with a slight sour/bitterness. The higher level of alcohol has a warming effect on the palate and throat.

M: The mouthfeel on this one is perfect. Creamy and warm, and extremely effervescent (maybe that could be perceived as a downfall).

O: This is certainly one of my favorite beers. I am not sure if aging it for months helped it or detracted from it. This is an extremely drinkable beer and the taste just sends me over the top. Victory rarely lets me down.

05-20-2011 14:32:42 | More by jifigz
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oldsmuggler

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.9%

01-15-2012 23:02:50 | More by oldsmuggler
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-01-2011 20:27:07 | More by bluntedboywonder
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Kgrubb1224

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-28-2011 03:51:30 | More by Kgrubb1224
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boxofrane

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-21-2011 01:34:18 | More by boxofrane
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kenzak

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-16-2011 02:14:13 | More by kenzak
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +22.9%

02-24-2012 21:41:57 | More by HamGlade10
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-15-2011 18:31:17 | More by ElGallo
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kja157

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-07-2011 00:32:37 | More by kja157
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jackrodgers77

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-22-2011 01:23:57 | More by jackrodgers77
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cld253

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-17-2011 01:57:03 | More by cld253
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Gidnek

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-22-2011 01:09:57 | More by Gidnek
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-18-2011 18:44:10 | More by touchmeimsac
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Number3red

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-27-2011 01:31:28 | More by Number3red
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-01-2011 20:13:53 | More by Rochefort10nh
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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-10-2011 03:21:20 | More by rab53
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anyhoodle

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

11-28-2011 03:33:40 | More by anyhoodle
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tubbnik

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

12-08-2011 16:24:18 | More by tubbnik
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OrangeCharlie

Oregon

4.9/5  rDev +20.4%

This is a phenomenal beer. Moonglow is another fine example of a German style put out by Victory.

A: Pours a reddish-amber color with a thick pale amber head that lingers and laces all the way down.

S: Hints of banana and clove are not overpowering, but let you know they're in there. Some caramel as well.

T: Light caramel and malty, bready balanced well with mild flavored wheat. Overtones of banana and clove are present, but not dominating. Surprisingly smooth for over 8% ABV. Excellent balance of yeast esters.

M: Thick and creamy and excellent carbonation levels.

D: This one goes down super easy. Very mellow and smooth for an 8% brew.

12-14-2009 17:59:33 | More by OrangeCharlie
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JackTheRipper

Pennsylvania

4.88/5  rDev +19.9%

A: Murky cinnamon brown in color. Very hazy/cloudy from the yeast in the bottle. Even cloudier in the glass after I swirled the bottle enough times to get every last bit of the yeast into my glass. Very nice fluffy head. Sweet Mother, this one looks good.

S: Sweet raisiny aromas with a killer yeasty/malty smell. Strong hints of bananas and cloves. Very fruity and very complex, and it only gets better when it warms a bit.

T: Nice tart astringincy up front. Fruity sweetness hits next. Not a whole lot of alcohol taste, it's very well masked for the level. I would challenge any wine snob to find a vintage that has as much depth and complexity as this beer has. I honestly don't have the words yet to adequately describe this one.

M: Full bodied, nice syrupy mouth coating feel. ETOH is very nicely warming and the CO2 is spot-on.

D&N: Near perfection in a bottle. By far the best beer I've had in a long time. Highly recommended.

05-10-2004 17:15:16 | More by JackTheRipper
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HossMcGraw

Pennsylvania

4.88/5  rDev +19.9%

Just a little slice of heaven this one is. Had this on tap at the Victory brewpub en route to the Beer Yard. God, am I glad I stopped. Victory really proved itself to me with this beer, because before I wasn't really a fan. I realize now how fortunate I am to live so close to one of the great American breweries. *gets a little veklempt, wipes tear from eye, takes deep breath*

Okay, I'm gonna review this one from memory (taking notes on beer is just not something I'm prepared to do just yet. Somewhere I have to draw the line. Maybe I'm just in denial of my beergeekdom.)

Beautiful copper color. Rich bananna, yeast, and pumpkin pie spice aroma. Taste is not unlike a Belgian dark strong ale, but this has a lot more body and is much richer. An explosive symphony of flavor. Describing the taste too much just won't do it justice. Alcohol is not noticeable in the flavor, but you can tell that this is a sipper. If you have actually taken a minute or two out of your life to read this, do yourself a favor and get this. Actually, drive to the brewery and get this on draft. Yeah, you may live in Nebraska, but you're a beer geek. You don't have anything better to do.

10-17-2003 07:32:25 | More by HossMcGraw
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generallee

New York

4.85/5  rDev +19.2%

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a Weizen glass. The label has a nice description and a freshness date.

Appearance: Deep rich crimson highlights flow through a deep amber body with a slight haze. This is topped by a light beige colored and tightly packed head. The tall stiff foam hangs on well and makes lots of slick lacing on the glass.

Smell: There are deep sweet fruity and bready notes with notes of wheat, banana bread with walnuts and over-ripe banana peel.

Taste/Palate: The flavor matches the nose with a light dusting Dutch cocoa, fruity banana, dried apricots and a mild touch of hop spice. It also has a sweet and mellow abv warmth. The full body has a smooth creamy texture with plenty of soft carbonation.

Notes: Outstanding!!!

03-10-2011 18:36:28 | More by generallee
Moonglow Weizenbock from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 915 ratings.