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Yakima Glory - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,582 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,582
Reviews: 768
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 69
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
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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koopa

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-16-2013 05:05:01 | More by koopa
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-10-2013 20:56:27 | More by vonnegut21
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pvsob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

A- Deep garnet color with a one inch head (off white) that fades quickly and leaves very little lacing.

S- Aromas of roasted grains, grapefruit, tiniest hint of chocolate, faint smokiness, pine resin, and as the beer warms, light tropical fruit and alcohol. A pretty balanced aroma. No one aspect dominates the aroma. Very nice.

T- Roasted malts upfront followed by a earthy/spicy hop bitterness that carries through to the finish. A little alcohol warming is present as well.

M- Medium feel with moderate carbonation. Feels slick on the tongue.

D/O- All in all a good Black IPA. Personally, I've got a sneaking suspicion that Black IPAs just might not be my cup of tea. Victory is one of my favorite breweries, but I'll more than likely reach for one of their other beers before this one. Worth a try. Cheers.

01-02-2011 20:45:52 | More by pvsob
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

02-25-2014 04:17:32 | More by jaymo18
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tmt71883

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-13-2012 01:24:46 | More by tmt71883
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shaw87psu

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-28-2012 00:14:40 | More by shaw87psu
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h4ger

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-09-2013 00:20:35 | More by h4ger
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Hophead420

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-11-2013 04:56:55 | More by Hophead420
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jtransel

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-28-2014 01:31:42 | More by jtransel
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Chi-fly

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-11-2013 22:01:39 | More by Chi-fly
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-06-2013 01:54:55 | More by t0rin0
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12 oz bottle, best by 11/16/2010, into a Duvel tulip.

A: Clear, well-carbonated, prune-red body underneath a rich three-finger head of dense, long-lasting foam. Admirably retention and a solid deposit of ringed lacing. Excellent.

S: Deep, piney, grassy hop aroma balanced with smooth, sweet amber malts and a touch of appealing cinnamon spice. Quite appealing.

T: Follows the nose, but with slightly less flavorful hops, more spice, and a dry, bitter, doughy finish. Interesting to be sure, but not terribly appealing to me.

M: Nice clean medium body with abundant soft carbonation.

D: Too bitter and spicy to be super drinkable, despite the fact that it does an excellent job hiding the high ABV.

Notes: Definitely one of my preferred offerings from Victory (which just happens to be a brewery that I consistently like less than the average BA), but not my favorite of the style. Nice malt/hops balance, but a little out of whack with the dry spiciness. Certainly worth a shot.

Cheers!

01-19-2010 01:08:42 | More by woosterbill
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ThirstyBird

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

On tap at Doherty's in Pawtucket RI
A - Deep brown with a reddish tint. Big tan head that lasts. Tons of lacing.
S - Malty/hoppy mix-up. Piney, resin, Little cat urine smell
T - Bitter up front, sweet malt follows. I get some licorice as well. Pine. Tart fruit. Lingering bitter aftertaste.
M/F -Active carbonation but fairly fine in structure. Quite nice that way. Medium body...rather filling like.
D - Looks wonderful and feels wonderful in the mouth but the raw bitterness doesn't match the elegance in it's framework.

01-02-2010 15:02:04 | More by ThirstyBird
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-08-2012 22:03:17 | More by TequilaTom
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Ricklikesmibeer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-11-2014 10:08:24 | More by Ricklikesmibeer
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jera1350

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Transparent garnet in color with a two finger head of tight fluffy suds that leave tons of lace all over the glass.

Complex scents of sweet bread, bright citric hops, prune and dark berries.

Lots of unsweetened bitter hops. Dark malts, notes of coffee and plenty of grapefruit peel. Some warm alcohol is present. I guess this fits as a hopped up strong ale. I think some age will smooth out the flavor and mellow the extreme bitterness of the hops.

Smooth, slightly creamy carbonation, close to full bodied, pretty bitter on the tongue. Extremely dry on the finish.

Pretty strong in alcohol and especially in the hop department. I'm a hop head, but one of these is enough. I think some age on this will be very positive. Unique beer that's worth a try.

12-11-2009 01:47:42 | More by jera1350
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-17-2013 17:45:01 | More by Jason1337
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-27-2012 00:57:04 | More by ChrisMon02
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-05-2012 19:31:49 | More by wdarcy77
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-07-2013 16:06:11 | More by DeutschesBier
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-28-2013 22:09:17 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Fufsackbandit

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-25-2012 03:38:16 | More by Fufsackbandit
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Ecolello87

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-11-2012 02:41:20 | More by Ecolello87
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TCaldwell


3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-07-2012 20:21:12 | More by TCaldwell
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-18-2012 19:35:07 | More by TrickkyGangsta
Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,582 ratings.