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Yakima Glory - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,621 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,621
Reviews: 767
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 70
Gots: 70 | 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:
Beer added by: sholland119 on 12-06-2008

According to the brewery's website: "A dark IPA".

Available November to January.
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours black with a thick and creamy off white head that has excellent retention and lacing. The nose has lots of pine and citrus notes from the hops. And the grain bill offers burned caramel and milk chocolate, there's toffee and roasty notes too. The taste is much like the aroma with pine trees and caramel and chocolate. There's a huge resiny bitterness that lingers long into the finish. Silky and creamy body with a noticable hot alcohol that could be hidden a lot more.overall, this beer is pretty decent. Not really impressed though.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Dark red-brown color. Great clarity. Towering rocky tan head never dips below two inches. Lacing leaved sheets of thick foam on the glass.

S: Soot and charcoal. Faint steely scent. Bread crust and heavily toasted grain. Hops bring fresh mint, tangerine, freshly cut grass, and orange peel. Tropical esters in the background.

T: Floral hops all over the attack. Tangerine and both lemon and orange peel. Mint jelly. Malts make just as much noise with a deep crusty impression. Heavy toast. Toasted grain. Hints of soot and char. Slightly steely. Alcohol peeks out more as it warms. Lots of soot and bitter dark chocolate on the finish in tandem with minty, oily hops.

M: Medium bodied. Creamy and a little airy in texture. Modest astringency from both hops and roasted malts.

O: Great interplay from both malt and hops, and a modest complexity offered by both. This beer boasts a very unique flavor profile. I also would never have guessed that this fella clocked in at 8.7% abv. A solid American Black Ale.

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Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,621 ratings.