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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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Prima PilsPrima Pils

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4,614 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,614
Reviews: 2,001
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 173
Gots: 422 | 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:
Beer added by: Todd on 07-27-2001

ca. 44 IBU
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3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer is a cloudy yellow colour with a good-sized white head. Head is gone quickly, some lace.

Smell contains grassy and spicy noble hops and crisp, bready malt.

Taste is focused on the hops, spicy and grassy. Lemon. Some bready, crisp malt flavours. Lager yeast. Fairly bitter, particularly in the aftertaste.

Light to medium bodied, moderately carbonated. Crisp.

Overall, easy drinking but flavourful. I am not a pilsner fan, and my score probably reflects that, but this strikes me as quite a good presentation of the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a lightly hazy golden color with a solid half inch white head that slowly dissipates, leaving lines of lacing.

Aroma is slightly sweet grain and crackery pilsner malt. Light floral hops are barely detectable. Citrus becomes more evident after a sip.

Flavor reveals citrus pith, grapefruit, and floral hop character, much more present than in the aroma, riding on a backbone of pilsner malt into a fairly dry, moderately bitter finish. Floral hops linger throughout.

Body is moderate, With slightly high carbonation and a bit of an astringent grain finish.

Best example of a pilsner I've had in a while, though the hops are over the top. But that's good for my personal preference.

Photo of mjurney
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bright straw color, slight hazy. Lots of fine bubbles rising up to the top. Thick soapy head.

Lots of spicy noble hops in the nose. Sweet malts. Lemony.

Burst of spicy-herbal hops up front, but it's not overwhelming. Sweet pale malts, bready, biscuity, a little grassy. Finish is peppery, crisp, semi-dry. Body is light, very refreshing, lively carbonated, highly drinkable.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,614 ratings.