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Victory Brewing Company

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Victory Brewing CompanyVictory Brewing Company
BA SCORE
96
world-class

395 Ratings
Ratings: 395
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Active Beers: 162
Beer Ratings: 48,919
Beer Avg: 3.84
Taps: 20
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

420 Acorn Lane
Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 19335
United States
phone: (610) 873-0881

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @victorybeer

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Reviews by ChappyCubsFan:
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4.28/5  rDev -0.9%

Our thanks to the bartender at Iron Hill in West Chester for giving us perfect directions to the Victory Brewery. It may have been a struggle finding it if he was not so precise (even down to describing the big rock on the side of the road where we make a turn).

Upon arriving in their parking lot, you realize it's nestled in the corner of an industrial area. It does not seem like the place for a restaurant. As we enter the establishment, we're greated by a long bar with several patrons sitting enjoying a pint, or sampling several beers. The restaurant is around the corner on the far end of the bar, with a receptionist waiting to seat you.

We started out with their beer sampler. There must have been 10 beers in all. We tried everything on tap including Storm King, HopDevil, and Golden Monkey, Uncle Teddy's Bitter). We were hoping for a seasonal double IPA or something that resembled Hop Wallop, but that didn't happen. Oh well. The bartender was knowledable and enthusiastic about their beers, and even mixed a few beers as additional samplers. I think one mixture he gave us was an Uncle Teddy's Bitter with the Golden Monkey Tripel. It was vey good.

They had a collection of some good cigars for sale (Ashton, CAO, etc.), which made the stop all the more enjoyable. Our only disappointment was that we didn't have more time to spend here, as we were on our way to the Sly Fox Brewery in Phoenixville for dinner.

ChappyCubsFan, Aug 07, 2005
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I had not been to Victory in years, and when the wife and I arrived there on a sunny, late-summer Saturday evening, the place was the madhouse we expected it to be. Packed, loud and full of babies and children. But we got a spot in the bar area and quickly ordered some beers, followed by dinner at a table after a short wait. Despite the size and the crowds, they seem to manage the spot pretty smartly.

25 beers on tap is a damn fine amount, running the gamut from HopDevil to Storm King, DirtWolf, Golden Monkey, Noble IPA, Wild Devil, Rye IPA, Green House Saison and more. A bit for everyone, all served in full pints at excellent prices (under six dollars for Storm and DirtWolf). Three casks as well, and two bottles (White Monkey and V-12).

The food menu is as massive as the Victory operation itself, and it comes with new additions every day. We had some gnocchi, a small pizza, an eggplant dish and handmade chips. Good stuff overall. Not high-end good, but satisfying and well made. The emphasis on local ingredients is a nice touch.

At around sixty bucks for a bunch of beers and all that food, I didn’t find Victory to be expensive. Will definitely come back!

DoubleSimcoe, Sep 15, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +9.3%

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Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, PA
96 out of 100 based on 395 ratings.