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V-Twelve - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,140 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,140
Reviews: 575
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 69
Gots: 121 | FT: 2
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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4.16/5  rDev +3.7%

KurtHershey, Sep 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

This is a fantastic quad. I'd rate it higher but it is a bit hoppier than I'd expect from the style. I'd rate it lower except the hops really compliment the flavor. This is a phenomenal take on the style. It has a great caramel earthiness up front, a slight hop twang on the finish, and just enough alcohol warmth going down to remind you to be careful. And just enough awesomeness to make you want to throw caution to the wind. Which advice will win out? Only the rest of the evening will tell.

roblowther, Sep 13, 2014
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LaLaSnite, Sep 10, 2014
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oline73, Sep 09, 2014
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Domvan, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

DrStiffington, Sep 07, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -35.2%

Bottled 03 Jul 14 at40 degrees into snifter
Nose – can’t smell anything good or bad
Head small (<1 cm), off white, fizzy, virtually instantly diminishing to 1 mm partial ring
Lacing none
Body golden amber, clear – just beautiful!
Flavor begins sweet like candi sugar, no distinct flavors appear, ends sweet; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium to full, creamy to syrupy, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 2, Flavor 2.5, Palate 3.5, Overall 2.875. Final weighted score: 2.625.
In terms of appearance, this beer lacks any head that lasts longer than 30 seconds and produces absolutely no lacing. The golden amber color, however, is simply beautiful. I cannot detect any aroma whatsoever, but at least it doesn’t smell bad. In terms of flavor only the sweetness of candi sugar is noticeable – no caramel, no figs, no dates, no raisins, no alcohol – just sweet. No hops, no malt, no diacetyl. The palate is decent. I last had this beer in 2008 and can’t see where it’s changed. Whatever I paid for this bomber was too much for a beer that’s “meh” at best.

Ozzylizard, Sep 07, 2014
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Picked up a 750 ml bottle from Total Wine in early June for $8.99. Bottled on 3-13-14.

Beer poured garnet with a nice white head that has some nice hang time.

Nose has strong dark fruit notes.

Taste is dark fruits spiced with black pepper. Finish is alcohol warming on all initial sips.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth from the Belgian yeast strain.

Overall this is a nice rendition of what i would consider a Belgian Quad. I suspect that laying this down for a few years would only enhance this brew.

arizcards, Aug 24, 2014
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V-Twelve from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,140 ratings.