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Uncle Teddy's Bitter - Victory Brewing Company

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Uncle Teddy's Bitter
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BA SCORE
89
very good

195 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.57%
Wants: 28
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-21-2002)
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

InspectorBob, May 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

pcsnyder, May 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Magery, May 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

Phillyz, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.09/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

LOOK: Nitro pour at the brewery, pours a very light brown with a creamy, silky foam that laces the entire glass.

SMELL: Light nose of bready malts and a whiff of noble hop flowers.

TASTE: Upfront it tastes like a very mild English pub ale much akin to the commercially available pale milds in nitro cans, perhaps with less character. Really light malt flavor, nothing much to report. The beer gets a light nutty note in the finish, and had a small note of mildly bitter, tea like hops.

OVERALL: A decent, run of the mill mild. The nitro made it drink like water, and nothing was off but it was surprisingly bland. Even as a fan of milds, I got bored with this one.

Stinkypuss, Apr 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

PEIhop, Apr 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Jason1337, Apr 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

penguindude, Apr 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

magnusdave, Apr 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

pajeff, Apr 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

jjd315, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of thecheapies
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear amber or light amber. Head settling in nicely. Looks like an English pale on nitro.

Toasted grain, floral and citrus hops, English maltiness. Light grassiness.

Nice sweet bitter. Orange hops, floral hops, barley malt, English-style caramelization, peach creaminess, browned apple, and must. Quite nice.

Drinks like a champ. Wonderful creamy feel. Wet-bodied. Softly carbonated.

A standout specialty beer. Perfect for the spring.

thecheapies, Apr 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

ssimpson89, Mar 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Tucquan, Mar 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

kdb150, Feb 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

dan027, Jan 28, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -43.5%

hockeyfighter19, Jan 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

skinzzfan25, Jan 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

mvdillman, Jan 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

TubaManJack, Dec 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

VinnyA, Dec 22, 2012
Photo of Thorpe429
3.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On cask at Churchkey. Served in a pint glass. Pours a nice caramel-copper with a good, lasting white head. Nice sticky lacing. The nose carries some bready, slightly-toasty malt along with just a touch of nuttiness. Good earthy, floral hops in the background then coming through into the flavor. Nice malty base for that, though still fairly thin (without being watery). Light body with appropriate cask carbonation and a smooth bitterness. Well done bitter.

Thorpe429, Dec 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

erikl48, Dec 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

rolive, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of SeamusDoyle
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy dull amber with decent sustainable whitish head. Nose has a distinct white vinegar note, which is very surprisingly, pleasant and interesting. Flavor is apple cider, mild english green hops, and a very dry finish. There is an acidic astringency that bites the throat as it goes down, but again, not offensive. Lightly sour after the soft very lowly carbonated body. Bitter hop oil lingering finish.

SeamusDoyle, Nov 16, 2012
Uncle Teddy's Bitter from Victory Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.