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Winter Cheers - Victory Brewing Company

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274 Ratings
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: rab53 on 10-14-2013)
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1.25/5  rDev -65.2%

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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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New Jersey

2/5  rDev -44.3%

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New York

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

12-18-2013 03:24:28 | More by Shakydog68
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Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

11-09-2013 22:23:01 | More by bvlaminck
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

03-12-2014 02:40:51 | More by Zetcha7x
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2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

11-24-2013 01:25:28 | More by Rekrule
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District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

03-25-2014 04:36:47 | More by brpendergast85
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Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

07-25-2014 15:07:35 | More by audioserf
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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Washington

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

11-24-2013 13:17:18 | More by TheBigBoy
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Slay40

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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Florida

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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Radome

California

2.93/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a wine glass. Bought from bargain rack in June. Considering it is a holiday seasonal, the freshness seemed suspect (but the price was right).

A - Very pale straw color, just a bit milky looking but clear overall. No hint of the cloudiness that is typical for a hefeweizen. White head disappears almost immediately after pouring. While there, it is made of big bubbles and looks more like the foam on a soda than a beer. There are some dregs in the bottom of the bottle, but even after dumping those there is only the slightest hint of cloudiness. I'd never guess this was a hefe from the appearance.

S - Aromas are very faint. I get a low yeast and spice impression, but nothing I can specifically distinguish. The wheat does come through as a clean grainy note.

T - Wheat malt dominates, with a crisp, grainy note that might be Pilsner grain. Strong clove but no banana. Some other indistinct spices in the background. Hops bitterness is a bit harsh and "soapy"; low hops flavor is grassy. Dry finish.

M - Thin body. Low, prickly carbonation. Very low alcohol presence.

O - The admittedly aged sample I tried was a thin, slightly harsh, generic wheat beer. It most resembles a wit fermented with a non-traditional neutral yeast. I would not have guessed it was marketed as a strong, spiced hefeweizen.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 03:46:56 | More by Radome
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Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16.4%

11-02-2013 20:32:39 | More by woodchipper
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Ohio

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Florida

3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Pennsylvania

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Winter Cheers from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.