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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

51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.45%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MLasoski on 07-29-2009

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Ratings: 51 | Reviews: 7
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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.

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Overall 3

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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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P.J.W. Copper Lager from Victory Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.