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P.J.W. Copper Lager - Victory Brewing Company

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P.J.W. Copper LagerP.J.W. Copper Lager

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BA SCORE
80
good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MLasoski on 07-29-2009)
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

11-24-2013 03:32:30 | More by dgherm
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

11-13-2013 23:37:06 | More by Gmartin75
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MLasoski

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +8.6%

A: This brew was served to me in it's custom 22 ounce Willi Becker glass. With a copper and reddish tone, the body was opaque and very carbonated.

S: Somewhat fruity to the nose, the German (Munich, Vienna, & Pilsener) malts and whole flower European hops were notable at the start.

T: Similar to Anchor Steam's Steamboat Lager, this lager tasted mildly fruity with a malty backdrop. The malts and hops were not overbearing which made every sip just as enjoyable as the next.

M: The smell of fruit and malts influence the initial taste of the copper lager. It starts out fruity and ends with a carbonated malty and mildly hoppy flavor. Overall it had a fine complexity.

D: I would definitely order this brew again. There is a P.J. Whelihan's right down the road and I can see myself having quite a few of these down the road. It complements any hearty meal, along with their critically acclaimed chicken wings.

07-29-2009 11:01:49 | More by MLasoski
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

02-01-2013 13:55:44 | More by jjd315
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Lewdd

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

01-03-2012 07:34:49 | More by shockrocker65
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2.9/5  rDev -17.1%

First had: on tap at P.J. Whelihan's, Haddonfield, NJ

Brewed by Victory for PJ Whelihan's, as the name would imply. Poured a clear, copper-amber color with a thin, fizzy head, fed by obvious carbonation. Smell of grains, pils malts, and light floral hops; very light. Light body and light taste, sweet German and pils malts, lightly hopped with floral and slight citrus accents. Nothing special, but drinkable at least.

09-02-2011 15:13:08 | More by Rifugium
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BricksandPorter

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +16.6%

Had the pleasure of one of these before dinner, tapped in front of me into a beautiful 23 oz. glass.

Pour - looks like great carbonation, smoothe pour and nice head. Two and three fingers all around with fine lacing. Name is fitting - color is a warm copper, dangerously close to a red.

Nose - didnt get a good smell because of the atmosphere - fried bar food ruins beer aroma.
For the sake of the rating, ill give it an objective middle of the road.

Taste - sweet, carmel nuttiness with a fine smoky twist. A good spice flavor with not too much maltiness and a a sweet, sweeping hoppy finish. Works great to cleanse the palate. I am impressed with everything about the taste of this lager. Really typifies the true bold flavor of a well thought out amber lager. Complex but doesnt over do it.

Mouthfeel - simple, smoothe and perfectly carbonated. The end got tough but I think that had more to do with the previous 22 oz.

Drinkability - cold, honest and a victory for anybody looking for a great amber lager. Stands up to the Yuenglings and the Sam Adams's of the world.

Cheers!!!

04-03-2010 01:37:54 | More by BricksandPorter
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +42.9%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev -2.6%

P.J.W Copper Lager

LOOK: Pours a rich clear amber. Soapy white foam forms and has a good staying power. For an amber lager, this fits the bill.

SMELL: Lager yeast , fresh hops, bread, caramel malts.

TASTE: Rich, highly caramelized malts, a bit of floral, earthy hops and some bread are the primary flavors. Probably all malt, but does have a good deal of graininess as well. Lightly bitter, easy drinking beer. Medium bodied and well carbonated.

OVERALL: A decent go to lager, especially when at a p.j. Wellingtons location. Solid contract beer, would certainly have it again some day.

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.3%

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P.J.W. Copper Lager from Victory Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.