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Winter Cheers - Victory Brewing Company

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552 Ratings
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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 12
Gots: 94 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rab53 on 10-14-2013

A wheat ale, combining German wheat and barley malts, oats, torrified wheat and whole flower Tettnang and Citra hops, this fruity and warming holiday brew delivers a refreshing finish, with spicy hints of banana, clove and citrus.
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Ratings: 552 | Reviews: 101
Photo of Paul432_1
1.93/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is incredibly to sweet. Kind if a strange aftertaste. I do not recommend this beer

Photo of GregBarleycorn13
4.06/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Deep golden color. Can smell the spiceyness. It wasn't all that much like a Hefe. More like a belgian with a really nice spicey taste. Would enjoy more in the future.

Photo of epyon396
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Grand-Raggedy
3.37/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hockeyfighter19
3.76/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pobri27
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bill69
3.27/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of seedyone
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From bottle at Rattle n Hum, NYC. All aspects of this were just...meh.

Photo of Scottyboy
4.23/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.66/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Leschber
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jfugeman
3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very fruity and sweet aroma. A nice hint of banana with a slight spice/tartness, finishes somewhat dry. Overall it's a nicely balanced beer that doesn't have too much of anything but also doesn't especially stand out.

Photo of tone77
3.92/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a whitish/golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of banana, wheat. Taste is very refreshing. Banana's, wheat, a bit of cloves, tasty. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good quality beer.

Photo of ThomasJ25
3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I had one of these over the holidays a couple of months ago. It was easy to drink but don't think I would search it out.

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.09/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TomMorris
3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wiffler27
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tom_Gilman
3.87/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wieshefe17
3.77/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LAND_MINE
3.94/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emerge077
3.09/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of JoelClark
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.26/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a slightly opaque almost clear deep straw/pale gold producing almost 3 fingers of white, foamy, somewhat lasting head that leaves a heavy surface collar of lace reaching over 1/2 inch up the sides of the glass. There is quite a bit of white sediment in the bottom of the glass. Aroma is wheat, delicate lemon & orange, faint butter & even more faint dried grass or hay. Taste is also delicate but more robust than the nose: wheat, bready, orange, thin lemon, some banana & spice with pepper throughout & some bitterness beginning in the finish. Aftertaste is citric & slightly bitter providing the only hop presence in the sip. Mouthfeel is light bodied with with moderate carbonation, crisp but not clean being quite prickly & leaving a phenolic presence on the tongue. Listed as a Hefeweizen, to my taste it might be classed as a pale wheat ale or even a light wheat wine (if there is such a thing).

Photo of barneysdad
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Winter Cheers from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.