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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,270 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,270
Reviews: 1,967
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 154
Gots: 263 | 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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Brewhead

California

4.7/5  rDev +16.3%

pours bright yellow, typical for a european lager, though this is totally american.
midrange carbonation. has a good one finger frothy white head after it settles down.
smells grapefruity like a mild IPA.
taste similar to smell with lots of grapefruit. tastes like an IPA lager. wonderful! does it get any better than this?

06-30-2012 02:06:04 | More by Brewhead
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

06-29-2012 04:29:36 | More by nstroup
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jeddis1

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

06-29-2012 00:27:56 | More by jeddis1
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RyanSBrennan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

06-28-2012 19:33:24 | More by RyanSBrennan
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-27-2012 22:42:41 | More by trevorpost
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-27-2012 21:45:34 | More by Gww1864
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Element1290

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-27-2012 15:01:25 | More by Element1290
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cunninsa

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-26-2012 23:09:47 | More by cunninsa
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rmehughes

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-26-2012 19:36:25 | More by rmehughes
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jniagar1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-26-2012 14:03:43 | More by jniagar1
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DanMolony


3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-26-2012 12:04:43 | More by DanMolony
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-26-2012 02:06:13 | More by Giantspace
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sailorastro

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-24-2012 22:46:11 | More by sailorastro
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ONN8

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -25.7%

06-24-2012 00:41:31 | More by ONN8
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

4.08/5  rDev +1%

Consumed 6/22/12

Appearance: Clear gold - pours with a moderately sized, bright-white head - fades to a nice ring, leaves some spots and wisps of lacing

Smell: Grassy hops and some lager aromas - normally, I frown upon grassy smells, but it works here - herbal and spicy - touches of citrus, mostly lemon rinds - malts are pale and grainy, with a lot of sweetness

Taste: Grainy and hoppy - nicely balanced and highly drinkable - some citrus, mostly lemon - grassy, herbal, and spicy - mild to moderate bitterness - malts are grainy, bready, and light - very pale, but flavorful - some earthiness

Mouthfeel: Light to medium in body, smooth and crisp, nicely carbonated, refreshing

Overall: A unique and tasty lager

This is a classic. It's grassy, and yet I like it. It works well with the grainy malt profile and the slightly spicy lager yeast. I've had this a lot, and I plan to continue drinking it in the future.

06-22-2012 07:34:30 | More by angrybabboon
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

06-22-2012 00:49:08 | More by IPAchris
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-21-2012 15:27:25 | More by hiphopj5
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mk66

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

06-21-2012 15:21:38 | More by mk66
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Drewby


3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-20-2012 21:48:10 | More by Drewby
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carteravebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1%

06-20-2012 20:34:05 | More by carteravebrew
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kuhndog

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-20-2012 03:14:54 | More by kuhndog
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MalcolmWhy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-20-2012 02:08:48 | More by MalcolmWhy
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +2.2%

12oz bottle in a pilsner glass.
served 2 months from enjoy by date.

pours a slightly cloudt straw yellow while yielding a 1" white/off-white head. decent head retention and lacing.

nose is citric hops (notably lemon zest) with secondary notes of grass, wheat, and malt. aroma translates well to the flavor; it's better, even. nice citric and grassy hop characters with some malt and wheat notes in the background. crisp and tasty; medium-bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation.

overall i'm admittedly not a die-hard pilsner buff but this is a very good rendition. crisp, flavorful and refreshing.

(originally reviewed: 07-18-2011)

06-19-2012 16:17:14 | More by BostonHops
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crobinso

Colorado

3/5  rDev -25.7%

06-18-2012 22:55:43 | More by crobinso
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Wessoms

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-18-2012 22:42:36 | More by Wessoms
Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,270 ratings.