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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,356 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,356
Reviews: 1,978
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 161
Gots: 299 | 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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Giantspace, Jun 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

ONN8, Jun 24, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

angrybabboon, Jun 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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)

BostonHops, Jun 19, 2012
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brunop, Jun 18, 2012
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4.88/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Late one night after a drug-free fueled raid on my own mind. It occurred to me the most disastorous of capitalist consequence has occurred in this country of the U.S. of A.

You still can't find a good beer.

That's right. I said it. Just like the Europeans have been saying forever. And by beer I mean the stuff our Pappy, and especially Pappys Pappy drank. Especially if your last name has no vowels in it. Isn't that special...

But I digress : A lager - Golden and crisp and uncomplicated from the burden of excess hop, barley or roasting faggotry. A straight, drinkable, readily available, and AFFORDABLE beer.

Thank god D.C. is close enough to dutch country. All hail the greatest beer in America.

RodneyCarrington, Jun 18, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Pale yellow/gold with a thin white head

Aroma: Fresh/mild hop aroma with a hint of wheat

Taste: Fresh pilsner taste with a smooth finish, but slightly biting aftertaste

Feel: Rich, well carbonated and smooth

Overall: A very refreshing and flavorful pilsner

KingRascal, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,356 ratings.