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Winter Cheers - Victory Brewing Company

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362 Ratings
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Ratings: 362
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 7
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

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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3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

nodder, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Dodo2step
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

P- Giant Beer Garden in Hampden Township

A- cloudy yellow green with a fluffy one finger head that leaves a splotchy lacing on the pint.

S- german malts dominate the nose as well faint hints of citrus and floral hops.

F- floral hops come through more prominent in the palate and the german malts are more on the back end. its interesting. I also get the banana and clove.

M- banana and clove become more yeasty in the mouth and it tends to linger. a light hefe but decent.

O- not bad....the color and smell are down but the flavor and mouth pick it up.

Dodo2step, Nov 08, 2014
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2.04/5  rDev -43%

tattooguy, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of hillind
3.8/5  rDev +6.1%

hillind, Nov 07, 2014
Photo of brungl
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

brungl, Nov 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +39.7%

cbalbrecht, Nov 07, 2014
Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Fettpopps, Nov 07, 2014
Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

BeerForMuscle, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of Dogleg
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Dogleg, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of OldManBike
4/5  rDev +11.7%

OldManBike, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of DoubleMalt
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

DoubleMalt, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of Obbi
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Obbi, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of pvibeer
4.56/5  rDev +27.4%

pvibeer, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of JayKay412
3/5  rDev -16.2%

JayKay412, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of hosehead83
3.84/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

hosehead83, Nov 03, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +6.1%

wollefdoogylloj, Oct 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Stihlsaw, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of jjd315
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

jjd315, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of HunterSBeerson
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Just tried this. Great winter beer, that surprises the palate. This has spice notes that you would expect in a winter brew, but it is golden in color rather than dark. It is evident that this is a wheat beer after the first taste, but it is followed up by a hop profile that resembles a pale ale. All around a surprising, and delicious beer.

HunterSBeerson, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy by: 2/19/15.

Pours a murky light orange with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of wheat, grain, earth, yeast, and spice aromas. Taste is much the same with wheat, yeast, and spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast and spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty, but reminds me more of a saison than a hefeweizen with the aromas and flavors that I am getting.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

tdm168, Oct 26, 2014
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1/5  rDev -72.1%

Doodamis-Maximus, Oct 25, 2014
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2.76/5  rDev -22.9%

mpalestino, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.86/5  rDev +7.8%

Pours a hazy dark yellow almost orange. The thought of a hefeweizen for a winter is a bit odd, but the nose is full of dark malts with a lot of flavor. The taste was a crisp bite in the beginning and then very mellow tones of almost nutty flavor come through. An off the wall hefe, was very good and would definitely grab another six.

WhiteHillsStore, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of James_NelsonIV
2.92/5  rDev -18.4%

James_NelsonIV, Oct 22, 2014
Winter Cheers from Victory Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 362 ratings.