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Almost Anton's Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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Almost Anton's Lager
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very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 08-30-2008)
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4.1/5  rDev +7.9%

On tap at the VBC on 8/29/08.

Pours a clear copper amber with a 1/2 finger of brite-white head. A solid 1/2 finger of retention that flares up well, leaving a nice cascade of lacing down the sides of the glass. The aroma is light toasted malts, caramel sweetness, and floral notes with just a touch of citrus in the back.

The taste is sweet caramel malts well balanced by a firm hop profile that is all encapsulated in an overall toasty feel that lingers on the palette. The mouthfeel is medium modied with a nice crisp bite and firm carbonation.

Nice take on the Vienna Lager style, with good balance between the sweetness, hops, and toasted malts. Fresh and crisp, I drank this 20 oz pint in no time flat. It looks like this is going to be a new year-around on draft. I'm looking forward to many more pints of this.

08-30-2008 14:50:00 | More by Kegatron
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-14-2011 20:05:53 | More by ububru
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4.08/5  rDev +7.4%

A: Orange with a white head and nice lacing and retention.

S: Sweet, caramel notes and very clean.

T: Sweet yet dry on the finish with caramel and toffee notes.

M: Full and creamy with a clean, dry finish.

D: The dryness balances the sweetness very weel. It is something that I will keep going back to for more.

11-09-2008 19:43:47 | More by Biscuit033
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-12-2014 17:17:24 | More by KingFarm
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4.33/5  rDev +13.9%

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub.

Served as a deep amber colored beer with moderate white puffy head.

Smell demonstrates some navice caramel notes, with a touch of floral hops.

Taste combines a nice caramel backbone, with a light hoppiness and a firm crisp character.

Leaves a light refreshing feeling in the mouth.

Graet drinkabilty, refreshing, paired well with my meal.

09-27-2008 21:25:39 | More by tgbljb
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-01-2013 05:09:39 | More by spycow
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3.35/5  rDev -11.8%

Pours a clear burnt honey color with a two-finger sandy head into a pint glass from my first growler! Lacing throughout the drink. Aroma is sweet caramel, nuts, a a bit of dark fruit. Mouthfeel is a little slick, medium-bodied with good carbonation. Taste is nuts, bread, caramel, very little hop presence. Overall this is a rather bland brew. Much better at the Victory brewery where I had it with the nacho platter (this was pretty good). Not a good score for my first growler-fill.

Edit: the Victory beer menu listed Almost Anton's with an ABV of 6.2%. Not 5.3%.

01-18-2009 21:56:54 | More by ljbrisson
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3.85/5  rDev +1.3%

Draught @ Victory: This one pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. The aroma is of caramel malts and a hint of floral. The taste is mainly caramel malts, with some light spiciness. Nicely balanced with hops. Very smooth. This is a very drinkable beer. This might be a new name for the Sunnybrook Auburn.

01-15-2009 01:13:36 | More by Boto
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-07-2013 02:05:04 | More by TheZoner
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New York

3.63/5  rDev -4.5%

Reviewed on 7/10/08. On tap at Blind Tiger. Pours a dark, clear amber with a small head. Aroma of light fruits and butter. Flavor is all buttered toast with raspberry jam. Also some roasted/burnt malt and buttery popcorn. Very toasty. An interesting and tasty beer.
7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

12-20-2008 18:23:46 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

I had this on-tap at the Victory Brewpub in Downingtown, PA.
Appearance: The body is a clear amber color with a good sized white head that has good retention and ok lacing.
Smell: The aroma is close to being roasty complemented with an earthy hop smell.
Taste: The taste is dominated by sweet malt and has no noticeable hop flavor.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is crisp.
Drinkability: The drinkability is pretty good.
Don' t drink and review.

01-20-2009 00:26:09 | More by treehugger02010
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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%

On tap at Victory on 10/26/08.

A - Clear medium copper/dark amber body with ruby red highlights and one-finger off-white head that receded into a patchy film but left lots of lacing on the glass. Sparse amount of carbonation present.

S - Caramel malt with bready and grainy notes and a touch of floral hops. Hints of honey sweetness and very mild tea-like hops in the back.

T - Quite malty with plenty of sweet caramel and bread at the forefront. Hints of floral and noble hops follow, offering a very light bitterness. Finishes with some mild toasted grains and dark malts.

M - Medium body with syrupy texture and moderate carbonation resulting in a pretty crisp mouthfeel. Minimal bitter finish with plenty of sweetness on the palate.

D - Solid, quaffable lager that's a bit on the dark malty side. Lots of malt flavor ranging from sweet to dark and toasted. Nothing off the charts, but quite drinkable and flavorful.

10-27-2008 00:16:05 | More by ffejherb
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-08-2011 16:21:37 | More by tubbnik
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-14-2011 12:58:47 | More by garuda
Almost Anton's Lager from Victory Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.