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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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4,339 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,339
Reviews: 1,976
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 161
Gots: 294 | 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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4/5  rDev -1%

JLeet, Apr 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

jpatton0127, Apr 16, 2013
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twax, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

Hazy straw color, with a thick, mountainous head. The aroma is fruity, citric, with a sour apple smell. The flavor is fruity, green apple flavors that flow to a nice bitter finish. It is light-medium in body, easy drinking; a definite winner in my books.

BeerBuilder, Apr 25, 2003
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Mbennett, Aug 15, 2013
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podes, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

An all around beauty by Victory here. Nice head on the pours leaves lacing down the glass. A lemony, banana smell gleams through and is a medium bodied, crisp beer pouring an unfiltered looking golden color. The kick of this is, it has a lot of hops which are rounded out by the munich malts. Another top shelf beer by Victory.

bigdeuce, Jan 06, 2007
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russwbeck, Dec 12, 2011
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efrank, Jun 18, 2014
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wrath98, Jan 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

12oz bottle, best before May 8, 2010. Pours pale golden with a nice fizzy and frothy white head that maintains a small cap and leaves some clumpy, although short-lived, rings of lacing.

Aroma is heavy on grassy, earthy hops, some floral hops, a little fruit, white grapes even, along with a little funk and sourdough bread.

Flavor has some citrus mixed in with the other hop flavors and bitterness, balanced against some bready, malty sweetness. Very flavorful.

Good body for the style, medium carbonation.

Drinks very nicely and is quite refreshing. I think this is the best pilsener I've had to date.

elgiacomo, Mar 10, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1%

mdmoore, Jan 04, 2012
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leedorham, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

Pours a very pale gold with nary a head. What little head there was left minimal lacing. This beer wasn't much to look at.

At first this beer surprised me with a slight skunkiness in the aroma. After a few more deep breaths that first sensation was replaced by more of a citric quality, along with some flowery notes.

Tasted a bit better than it smelled. Some grassy hops come to the fore along with a hint of honey. Nice and clean tasting.

Mouthfeel was very good. Crisp and a little thicker than I'd expected in a beer of this type. Very smooth going down.

I liked this beer more and more as I drank it. This is a pretty solid Pils and quite easy to knock down.

JBogan, Feb 14, 2009
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joeyrvv, Jan 04, 2012
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micropale, Aug 01, 2013
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blinker97, Jan 08, 2013
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AndyBeerGuy, Sep 03, 2014
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JRHope, Jan 14, 2012
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Skud, Jun 16, 2014
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boxofrane, Nov 21, 2011
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TriageStat, Jun 09, 2013
Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,339 ratings.