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Prima Pils - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

4,616 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,616
Reviews: 2,002
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 174
Gots: 425 | 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
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of jancona
4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice transparent golden color.
Smells like sweet bread, honey and pears.
Taste is outstanding! Sweet bread malt with honey, pear and a light lingering zing of hops.
Outstanding session beer.

Photo of booga73
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of J_BeeCave
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leitmotif
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PaulSlazinger
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.54/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sergioelijah
4.42/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jakethal
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ptat
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JeltMaaj
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Reds76
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMACH
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blairisbeastly
3.86/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EroticPanda
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gajo74
4.59/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light golden color with a nice finger length head which retains as a persistent lace throughout.
Aroma reminded me mostly of fruity esters.
What a taste! This is not your average pilsner by any means. Lots of complexity to the taste yet wonderful balance. Starts off as a fruity taste; like apples or pears. As I drink further, the hops element becomes more pronounced and leaves a dry and bitter aftertaste that perfectly balances the fruity and malty sweetness. There is also lots of bread like elements as well as herbal and spicy characteristics. Really a lot going on in this one.
Great feel. Light bodied and crisp, a spritzy carbonation that prickles the tongue. So drinkable, I could drink 10 more of these. (o.k. maybe not)
Truly one of my favorite german pilsners. I've had it before and enjoyed it each time. This will continue to be a go to beer for me!

Photo of cryptichead
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of msscott1973
4.47/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CalebDouglas
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of danlib21
3.08/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Average. Better than your super mass produced but not as good as others.

Photo of breadwinner
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RobinLee
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Smells sweet and floral. Taste is initial sweetness quickly chased by bitterness. Floral, spicy hops slightly overshadow the biscuity malt, but not by much. Good carbonation, pleasantly prickly bubbles. Finishes very clean. Great for crushing in the summer, or as a breather among the heavy stouts in winter.

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
3.25/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UlfAndreas
4.37/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of blup
4.51/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 4,616 ratings.