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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
81
good

41 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.47%
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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2/5  rDev -42.7%

Liberatiscioli, Mar 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

Jordanbryan10, Apr 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

BFCarr, Jan 24, 2014
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2.9/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Rifugium, Sep 02, 2011
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3/5  rDev -14%

Travcofarms, Mar 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

nrs207, May 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14%

Shandycan, Aug 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

hozersr, Jul 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

kmos27, Aug 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14%

Jason1337, Apr 17, 2013
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3.2/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

got this at a sixers game with a friend. chose from amongst a plethora of macros, i remember enjoying it.. i liked the color. I don't remember if the sixers won or lost. but i remember thinking: "This is a cool place for a bar."

Nutty
Copper

Taste - nutty 3.5
Color 3.5
Smell 2.5
Drinkblty - 3.5


Overall 3

klkatz, Feb 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

WaterCzar, Aug 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Gmartin75, Nov 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Bockerdoppel91, May 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottom Line: Session-able and affordable at $4 per 21 oz. pour, but a little cloying in flavor and sweetness, with notes of caramel and good malt flavor.

It may be that I just don't appreciate the style, but I think this beer has caramel flavor notes that finish somewhat sickly-sweet. The beer tastes how it looks - "Brown."

The beer is moderately dry, but I found myself wishing for more dryness. There is no hop flavor that stands out either. Nice moderate head on the pour I received

This is not a bad beer by any means, but I'd rather drink the PJW 30th Anniversary Ale.

tkdchampxi, Dec 07, 2013
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3.41/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Stinkypuss, Apr 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

DarthTremens, Oct 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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DSlim71, Mar 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

1p5v, Dec 23, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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P.J.W. Copper Lager from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.