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Yakima Glory - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,588 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,588
Reviews: 768
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 69
Gots: 62 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

rorjets, Aug 09, 2013
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csrbv, Jan 12, 2014
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willitsmckinley, Dec 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

datalager, Mar 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

An ale to showcase an ingredient most revere,
with a spread of fine aromatics to trigger memory fine,
A deep brown pour a reddish tinge quite a leer,
robust head with many a frothy line.

An ode to flora and conifers abound
but the voice of sweet malt craves attention as well,
and with some warmth the malt aroma is found,
some earthy resin stops by but now for the taste I must tell.

A surge of bitter like hitting a wall that does not give,
thankfully sweet from roasted malts and caramel pad the blow,
A slap of the tongue the bitter aftertaste must live,
with only the faintest warmth at the end of the swallow.

A creamy delight that on the tongue plays it slick,
a light/medium body that makes you crave for a sip.
Malt and hops alternating solos ah what a delicious trick,
such a fine subtle balance worthy of another dip.

TheJollyHop, Dec 06, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

PTEdelman, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Appearance: Pours a clear burnt caramel color with a two finger head; good stickage and quite a bit of lace sticks to the sides of the pint glass

Smell: Crusty bread, caramel and piney hops

Taste: Opens with a rich, bready flavor that adds caramel and lots of piney hops by mid-palate, with hints of mint and chocolate lingering around; after the swallow, the malt backbone becomes increasingly apparent, providing additional chocolate, caramel and leathery earthy tones to match the hop bill

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Drinkability: I like this much better than Arrogant Bastard as it is not as sticky but has a great flavor profile

brentk56, Mar 14, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

VonZipper, Mar 25, 2012
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Greenbaygator, Oct 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12oz bottle poured into a snifter

Pours a reddish-brown amber with a fluffy, ecru cap that rose to fill the snifter and settle to a thin collar. Some spider web lacing hangs to the inside of the glass.

The aroma is sweet and bitter. Candied grapefruit and pine needles with some sticky caramel. This guy smells like a welcome addition to the victory lineup.

Sweet, sticky caramel, candied grapefruit, pineapple, and pine resin. Bitter in the finish, sweet and sticky up front. A sturdy beer with a heavy handed dose of bitter. The sweetness up front really take away from how bitter this is. A more balanced interpretation.

Medium bodied, chewy. Big, sticky resinous mouthfeel.

Scary how hidden the alcohol is in this guy. I really liked this beer and therefore found it very easy to drink. I'd like to think this is more of a DIPA than anything else. Think Hop Wallop's more balanced younger brother.

ColForbinBC, Dec 23, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

jwat, Feb 07, 2012
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Petey_the_Quiet, Apr 22, 2014
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HumphreyLee, Oct 29, 2012
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HopNuggets, May 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

wertschy, Dec 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

aresonantvoice, Nov 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

SammyJaxxxx, Jun 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

domnalbrecc, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

MatthewPlus, Jul 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

lockewoodfin, Oct 06, 2013
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EFR94, Oct 14, 2012
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DmanGTR, Jan 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

12oz bottle served in a glass beer mug.

Beautiful reddish/brown color with a good sized tan head that left a coating of sticky lacing.
The aroma is piney hops and sourdough bread.
Plenty of piney hops hit upfront with enough balance of roasted malt although it never gets sweet finishing dry and espresso-like bitter. Alcohol is never noticable, even as it warms up.
Medium bodied with a smooth feel.
Good drinkability despite the higher abv, a very tasty brew.

JoeyBeerBelly, Jan 07, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

thestoutmaster, Jun 16, 2014
Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,588 ratings.