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V-Twelve - Victory Brewing Company

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90
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988 Ratings
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Ratings: 988
Reviews: 567
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.69%


Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-18-2003)
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FatJesus

Maryland

4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a cork and caged 750 bottle into a New Belgium globe. Born on date is April 4, 2011. Very fresh should probably get one to cellar.

Pours amber with a nice off white one inch head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing. Nice bit of carbonation coming through. Smells of burnt candi sugar, dates or figs some spiceness with some hint of the 12 abv in the back.

First drink you get a nice malty flow followed by what I smelled, the sweetness of candi sugar, dates and a nice warming of the alcohol but just enough to let you know it's there. Very nice indeed. As it warms the malts come out more with aliitle bit of hoppiness in the back maybe pine.only getting better.

Mouthfeel is actually very light enough carbonation to awaken the senses and finishes dry I guess from the hops i tasted later on.

Over all well worth the 9.99 price tag on it. I might get a few to cellar over many years to see how it changes year to year. Good investment.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2011 01:29:15 | More by FatJesus
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Furlinator

California

3.86/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy orange amber with a 1/2 off-white head that settles to a thin film and ring on top and leaves spotty lace.

The smell is of prunes, dates and raisins up front with caramel and toffee and alcohol on the finish.

The taste is of bready malt, caramel sweetness, raisins, dark cherry and a hint of booze.

The texture is medium bodied with high carbonation. A steady stream of tiny bubbles rise up throughout the drink down.

Overall, this is a solid American interpretation of the classic Belgian style.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 21:44:41 | More by Furlinator
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Gumstump

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-17-2014 15:54:31 | More by Gumstump
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-16-2014 02:43:34 | More by afsdan
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-15-2014 01:24:08 | More by marmstrong1212
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-13-2014 16:40:01 | More by Jas45678
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HOPHEADNATIONMATT

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-10-2014 23:57:38 | More by HOPHEADNATIONMATT
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adam5454

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

04-10-2014 02:02:54 | More by adam5454
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-06-2014 23:06:14 | More by jaltland
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

04-06-2014 21:19:35 | More by StArnoldFan
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timontheroad

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-05-2014 01:52:48 | More by timontheroad
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750mL bottle ($20), at Forequarter, Madison, into a chalice. An anonymous-looking brown murk, with an off-white finger of head, w/ serious lacing stuck to the glass.

Smell is of must or funk, overlying a tannic red wine. A bit of Belgian tart yeast.

In the mouth it's a wonderful approximation of a Belgian beer. Cherries in alcohol. A warming liqueur sensation. On the front end it's very sweet and grainy, sugary, even. Malt sweetness, but also tropical fruit, like mango. Some hops on the back-end balances it all. Seriously complex.

Creamy and rich mouthfeel. Low on the carbonation in appearance, but so well-balanced, the syrupy consistency is most welcome. There's a surprising sharpness. Highly drinkable.

This is a definite go-to with rich food.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 01:13:55 | More by martyl1000
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nebula1999

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-27-2014 16:08:35 | More by nebula1999
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tabhill

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-26-2014 00:53:23 | More by tabhill
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-24-2014 03:30:47 | More by bcsbeer
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Henrietta, NY.

Poured into my Abandon Brewing snifter. Pours a clear dark peach color. One inch head dissipates quickly. Very small amounts of lacing.

Smells like apricots, orange, cherries, and Belgian yeast.

Similar flavor. Lots of the typical candied Belgian yeast flavors, along with apricot, orange creamsicle, maraschino cherries, cloves, and a a slight herbal grassiness, most likely from the hops.

Medium mouthfeel, very low carbonation. As the beer warms, it becomes a bit more boozy.

The best American made quad I've had. Another great one from Victory.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 17:36:35 | More by GreesyFizeek
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AMCPhD

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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VTBrewHound

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-09-2014 15:10:51 | More by KevinGordon
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

03-09-2014 11:48:21 | More by Mack
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konigstiger

Alabama

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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CWhite

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Jirin

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

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V-Twelve from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 988 ratings.