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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,156 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,156
Reviews: 1,965
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 147
Gots: 232 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ca. 44 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-27-2001)
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Bright, clear gold with a thin soapy head. Good lacing.

Smell: Spicy, herbal hops and a note of citrus as well. A touch of malt sweetness and clean yeast, but the hops steal the show.

Taste: Strong bitterness up front followed by a strong spicy and herbal hop character with some citrusy notes on the finish. The malt helps cut some of the bitterness by adding a sweet, peachy breadiness and slight toastiness, but the hops are incredibly intrusive. The hop character is explosive!

Mouthfeel: Very thin, as with all in the style, but does have a nice carbonation pop that dries out the mouth and lets the hop flavors linger.

Overall: A truly epic lager, an absolutely huge noble hop character that has gone unrivaled by anything past my taste buds. The balance is way off, and many will find it off-putting, but if hops and sessionability are what you want, then this will do the trick. It makes an excellent change of flavor for any of you who want an overly hopped beer that has a totally unique character.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 05:24:04 | More by Siriusfisherman
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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,156 ratings.