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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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4,298 Ratings
THE BROS
91
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Ratings: 4,298
Reviews: 1,971
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 156
Gots: 276 | 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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Goatdavemac

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Too hoppy for my taste, but if you are looking for a hoppy pilsner, this is your beer.

08-20-2014 00:25:27 | More by Goatdavemac
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oberon

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +1%

Poured a nice yellow/straw with a medium but nice retained head,pretty highly carbonated.Smell was nice and malty with some sweetness.Taste starts malty and somewhat irony but has a lingering dryness to it,somewhat complex for the style.One of the best if not the best pilsners I have had real nice and highly drinkable.

05-20-2003 10:42:48 | More by oberon
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AndyBeerGuy

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1%

09-03-2014 03:34:59 | More by AndyBeerGuy
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LutherBrau

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

09-02-2014 19:35:46 | More by LutherBrau
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danwis16

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

09-02-2014 14:14:21 | More by danwis16
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SaltofOH

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a 1/2" rocky white head. Lots of effervescence. Clearer than the last time I had it.

Aroma: Generally spicy pilsner-like smell. Smells pretty similar to Summerfest, perhaps a touch spicier.

Taste: Hoppy arrival, hoppy across mid-palate. Big, bitter finish - dry. Painfully bitter on the finish (for the style).

Mouthfeel: Mid-to-lightweight body; a touch less carbonation than I typically associate with the style.

Overall: This is lightyears better than the last bottle of this I had. That one was clearly off (always check bottle dates, and thank you Victory for having them). Still, if the goal is a clear, crisp, easy-drinker, this is off the mark. The hops on the finish are just too strong. In terms of enjoyment, I'd put Mama's Lil' Yella and Summerfest (both Czech) ahead of this.

09-02-2014 02:42:28 | More by SaltofOH
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dcerdman


3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

09-01-2014 16:40:53 | More by dcerdman
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Mikexw

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

09-01-2014 01:25:12 | More by Mikexw
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effendaniel


4.44/5  rDev +9.9%

08-31-2014 22:31:13 | More by effendaniel
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jeffyboy65

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.7%

08-31-2014 20:30:50 | More by jeffyboy65
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malfunxion

New York

4/5  rDev -1%

08-31-2014 17:25:47 | More by malfunxion
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whojim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

08-31-2014 17:13:51 | More by whojim
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rdnrvn


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-31-2014 13:39:59 | More by rdnrvn
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hunterjames

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-31-2014 13:39:45 | More by hunterjames
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EdFed

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

08-31-2014 05:19:36 | More by EdFed
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TheRaven


4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-31-2014 00:08:13 | More by TheRaven
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

08-31-2014 00:05:42 | More by KerryCummins1977
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leantom

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Love Victory and this is one of the highest-rated pilsner beers. Here goes:

A: Clear gold with a two-inch head that leaves a good amount of lacing. The beer is also well-carbonated. Overall, perfect for the style. 4.5/5.0

S: Pilsner hops and light, grainy malt. Pilsner hops impart a grassy, straw-like smell. Can also detect some biscuit. Very refreshing, but the smells were somewhat muted and could have been better. 4/5

T: Light malt lingers on the front of the tongue and the hops are more apparent at the rear of the palate. Pilsner hops impart tastes of grass, hay (lots of hay), and lighter spices. Overall very light and refreshing. Great pilsner taste. 4.5/5.0

M: Very light, crisp, and well-carbonated. Great. 4.75/5

O: Very good pilsner. Should've had it colder, though.

08-30-2014 21:47:13 | More by leantom
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Gaddabble

Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.7%

08-30-2014 19:22:56 | More by Gaddabble
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DrDominator

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

08-30-2014 15:35:43 | More by DrDominator
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geneseohawk

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

08-30-2014 11:13:59 | More by geneseohawk
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popopine

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Everyone has different flavor filters. Mine says this: It's good. On the hoppy side for a pills for my liking. Pleasent earthy flavor. I liked it. Will drink again. I prefer Skrimshaw for an American Pills but this one shows up quite well with a meal. Refreshing and crisp.

08-30-2014 07:23:56 | More by popopine
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chip26

Illinois

3.72/5  rDev -7.9%

08-30-2014 04:49:53 | More by chip26
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jessilee24

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-30-2014 04:03:43 | More by jessilee24
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rderedin

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

08-30-2014 01:32:29 | More by rderedin
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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,298 ratings.