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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,169 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,169
Reviews: 1,966
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 149
Gots: 236 | 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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Reviews by wanker:
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wanker

Texas

2.9/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pepe La Peu! I thought that I got a skunked sixer until I read several reviews that came to the same conclusion I did -- someone dropped a skunk into this brew.

Dude, where does this overwhelming skunkiness come from? I've never smelled a beer where it was this strong.

Luckily the skunk is less apparent in the taste than the smell. But nevertheless, my second impression of this beer (first being the skunk) was "I sure don't miss lagers."

Hate to say it, but to me this one tasted like one part Miller High Life, one part skunk and one part hops.

...and this from the folks that brought us Storm King! How disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2008 21:40:38 | More by wanker
More User Reviews:
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - 5. Just a beautiful crystal clear straw with many bubbles. 1/2" large bubble head from easy-modedate pour.

S - its awesome. I haven't tasted it yet at this point in filling out the review but the exceptional appearance and smell compelled me to review this beer fully, so here goes...

T - dry. Very hoppy for a pilsner. More bitter than sweet per style. Not bad, but unfortunately very let down. Looks and smells great but only an average beer, probably below average and wrongfully classified pilsner.

M - nothing great, nothing poor. 3.75, its pretty drinkable.

O - 3.5. Points docked for tasting far more an IPA than a pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 01:24:08 | More by rypkr
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HeavyDandtheGirls

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

08-02-2014 00:53:15 | More by HeavyDandtheGirls
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Acubflem

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-02-2014 00:51:19 | More by Acubflem
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ryanjtravis

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-01-2014 15:54:41 | More by ryanjtravis
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-01-2014 01:22:38 | More by Kerrie
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-31-2014 21:31:42 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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Westyn

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-31-2014 17:39:09 | More by Westyn
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udubdawg

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1%

07-31-2014 12:40:31 | More by udubdawg
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JoshTerry

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-31-2014 07:12:58 | More by JoshTerry
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Grodd87

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-31-2014 01:47:17 | More by Grodd87
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KathrynD

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-30-2014 23:08:26 | More by KathrynD
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-30-2014 21:40:47 | More by hozersr
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Joshgranucci


2.25/5  rDev -44.3%

07-30-2014 20:30:53 | More by Joshgranucci
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bh123

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-30-2014 05:17:07 | More by bh123
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ninjembro

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-29-2014 22:32:58 | More by ninjembro
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melza

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +23.8%

07-29-2014 19:41:29 | More by melza
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garten

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-29-2014 08:45:47 | More by garten
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Matt_Felix

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-29-2014 03:44:14 | More by Matt_Felix
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RyanTheLion13

Iowa

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2014 22:48:10 | More by RyanTheLion13
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kfoss99

Maine

4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draft at Buen Apetito Mexican Restaurant in Waterville, Maine. Served in a 16-ounce shaker glass.

Appearance - bubbly, clear, and yellow;

Smell - Slight floral hop aroma that grew as the lager warmed;

Taste - Dry and refreshing with a floral hop taste in the finish;

Mouthfeel - thoroughly carbonated and not watery;

Overall - One of the best lagers that I've had. This is what green bottled Euro beers should probably taste like if they weren't always skunked.

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2014 22:05:50 | More by kfoss99
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2014 12:47:43 | More by Kochiss
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

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RozzieBoy

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1%

07-28-2014 02:19:18 | More by RozzieBoy
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Johnnyutah713

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

07-27-2014 22:22:16 | More by Johnnyutah713
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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,169 ratings.