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V-Twelve - Victory Brewing Company

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90
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987 Ratings
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Ratings: 987
Reviews: 566
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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elgiacomo

Georgia

3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle, date is missing but quite certain it is an '08 vintage. Served at cellar temperature.

Pours copper/amber with little bits of sediment, large fluffy off-white head that retains very well, leaving clumps of lacing and holding a good cap. Lighter colored than what I anticipated.

Aroma is very fruity, raisins, apples, pears, overripe bananas, creamed corn?, spices, caramel, brown sugar, and a strong bread and yeast. Very good strength.

Flavor is caramel, brown sugar, fruits such as green apples, pears, banana, some bubblegum, yeast & bread. Hints of alcohol but quite minimal for 12% ABV.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, somewhat sticky & oily, medium carbonation.

Very good BSA (Quad?), but not my favorite in the style. Something is just a little off on this one which doesn't ruin the beer by any means as this is still quite enjoyable, just distracts a bit. I dunno. Good, but not great.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2011 02:23:34 | More by elgiacomo
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V-Twelve from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 987 ratings.