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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,245 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,245
Reviews: 1,967
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 152
Gots: 255 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,245 | Reviews: 1,967 | Display Reviews Only:
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ABokononist

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-16-2012 01:37:13 | More by ABokononist
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vegasmac99

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-15-2012 20:22:41 | More by vegasmac99
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KingEdward

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-15-2012 16:58:22 | More by KingEdward
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-12-2012 23:00:27 | More by mrosenfeld32
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SlowWideTurns

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-12-2012 15:52:36 | More by SlowWideTurns
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RJ32S

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-12-2012 00:36:12 | More by RJ32S
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Grohnke

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +6.4%

(BA / BJCP)

Brilliantly clear, light yellow gold. Fluffy, well-forming white head. Little staying power.
(3.5 / 2)

Moderate noble hop, floral and lightly spicy. Moderate grainy pils malt. Clean profile.
(4 / 10)

Moderate grainy sweet, bread/toasty malt. Heavy noble hop flavor. Strong hop bitterness. Balance is tilted towards the hops. Finishes dry with significant hop flavor. Aftertaste is hoppy bitterness and heavy floral hops.
(4.5 / 17)

Light body, medium-high carbonation. No astringency, no alcohol warmth. Creamy mouthfeel.
(5 / 5)

Very crisp, hop-focused, easy-drinking beer. Hop flavor is quite heavy handed. Thought the pils malt, although should be light for style, was too light, and should have had more of a role.
(4 / 8)

( 4.3 / 42)

07-12-2012 00:13:11 | More by Grohnke
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Hubes

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

07-11-2012 04:42:11 | More by Hubes
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HopBrain

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

07-10-2012 16:22:48 | More by HopBrain
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casualfan

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

07-10-2012 00:29:01 | More by casualfan
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vinpao


3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-09-2012 18:26:04 | More by vinpao
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jonphilipp


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-08-2012 17:29:41 | More by jonphilipp
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dcbdc1

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-08-2012 00:29:53 | More by dcbdc1
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-07-2012 16:05:07 | More by Stinger80OH
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viettran07

California

4/5  rDev -1%

07-07-2012 09:12:05 | More by viettran07
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Teleweizen2

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev +1%

A - pours a glowing crystal clear yellow. No head, bartender poured to the rim of the glass. Still looks pretty good though. Spotty lacing clings to the glass after a rigiours swirl.

S - aroma is light and fairly straight roasted. There are some leafy green herbal and notes possibly some mint and floral notes with lots of doughy bread.

T - doughy malt flavors up front with just a hint of sweetness. hop bitterness enters mid palate with lots of leafy herbs, and some crisp citric flavors. There is a bit of floral character in the backend followed by a lingering citric bitterness.

M - creamy yet crisp texture. Medium bodied but pretty big for a pilsner. High carbonation with tight zippy bubbles.

O - excellent American take on a pilsner. This is one of my summer go too beers. It is just flavorful and refreshing. A good times kind of lager.

07-07-2012 00:54:04 | More by Teleweizen2
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SalMineo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-06-2012 19:38:56 | More by SalMineo
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

07-06-2012 18:01:11 | More by hockeyfighter19
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NardiByNature

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +8.4%

Longtime favorite, first time review. Biased? Probably. I'll try my best to be objective.

Pours very yellow with a small white head. Retention clings throughout the duration of its stay in my glass. Leaves behind some soapy lacing. Nice clarity, nice color.

Usual suspects permeate the nose: fresh cut grass and a little lemon zest. It’s lack of “spiciness” stands out a bit when I think about other pilsners.

It tastes ultra fresh: probably a lot to do with the hops. Earthy, grassy, crisp. For a pils, there’s plenty of hop action, which suits me well. As in the nose, there seems to be subdued spiciness but it does make a nice appearance in the aftertaste. The malt profile makes me think of rye bread. Not too dry, not too slick.

Really very good. I went into the liquor store yesterday (Choice Mart on Mass. Ave.) and spent some time perusing their selection – dece for a liquor store. In the end I came away with a sixer of Prima – nothing exotic, just hits the spot on a hot summer day.

07-06-2012 16:52:17 | More by NardiByNature
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ThomasMetal75

Massachusetts

3.48/5  rDev -13.9%

A- Like a macro lager. Clear, golden yellow. Typical looking for a beer.

S- Floral hops and musty grains! Not a clean smell, if you know what I mean. Very different for a lager, even a German Pils.

T- Hoppy! The hops imparts a spicy quality to the beer. Moderately bitter finish. Carbonation is very tingly on the tongue.

M- Almost a medium mouthfeel. But overall this is an easy drinking beer. The bitterness is making it hard to drink.

This was an ok beer, Nothing special. I don't think I'll buy this beer again. It's a little too bitter, and not refreshing enough for me to warrant keeping this around.

07-06-2012 01:26:19 | More by ThomasMetal75
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jda007

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-05-2012 16:18:54 | More by jda007
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tsm2011

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

07-05-2012 13:25:47 | More by tsm2011
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-05-2012 12:58:57 | More by GeoffreyM
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kingslotty

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

07-05-2012 01:57:49 | More by kingslotty
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En29356

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-04-2012 21:02:05 | More by En29356
Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,245 ratings.