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Yakima Glory - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,533 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1533
Reviews: 768
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.59%


Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
According to the brewery's website: "A dark IPA".

Available November to January.

(Beer added by: sholland119 on 12-06-2008)
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AmitC

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another Victory product and it seems exciting.

Deep brown color while pouring and dark chestnut , ruby brown inside the glass. Hazy, translucent. Some hop residue settled at the bottom of the glass. Over one finger thick bubbly and fluffy tan colored head that stays for sometime and then forms a thin layer. Lacing is excellent and sticks very well. A lot of bubbles are seen rising up inside the glass.

Aroma: Grassy and floral aroma that is subdued to an extent by roasted malts that come up just very faintly. No booze is observed in the nose for this 8.7% brew, which is good. Grape fruit and mild piney character. This one is hell complex for me to discover. Too many things going on. Caramel may be, some chocolate and some citrus hops.

Taste: Very upfront bitterness. Wrecks the palate to a certain extent. Enters like a piney and citrus IPA. Middle is when you get a glimpse of roasted malts and some sweetness. Ends again with bitterness. Some booze is felt. Very nice display of intricacies and conflicts going on between hops and malts. Aftertaste is full of bitterness. Bitter dry finish.

Mouth feel :Medium to slightly full body. Oily character is apparent and somewhat abundant. Bitterness leads to some astringency. Well hidden alcohol. Moderate to slightly high on carbonation but it works well. Palette is left numb for a good amount of time. Provides excellent warmth through alcohol and hop sensation.

Nice black IPA. Complex - yes. Heavy - certainly. For what it is, it is excellent.

Personal Rate: 4.25

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 02:58:39 | More by AmitC
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Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,533 ratings.