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Victory Brewing Company

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Victory Brewing CompanyVictory Brewing Company
BA SCORE
96
world-class

435 Ratings
Ratings: 435
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 12.06%
Active Beers: 130
Beer Ratings: 50,861
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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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.23/5  rDev -1.9%

One of my favorite breweries around. Great food and an even better selection of brews on tap. For a brewery, the quality of the food is amazing, which is why it's such a good draw for me. Some of their scratch beers are amazing as well. Try the Ranch R Double IPA if it's in, amazing stuff, it's definitely better than the 90 score it has received on here.

grimey68, Sep 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Excellent standing menu and great daily specials.

The brew pub seems to always keep a great crowd.

Servers are really responsive and the beer is a fresh as can be.

Nice selection of merchandise from the attached gift shop.

It never gets old watching the Growler box and an endless stream of people coming in to get their Growlers filled for the weekend!

aengleman, Sep 19, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

About an hour outside of Philly, so a little bit of a drive (and I'd time it to not get stuck in traffic - Philly traffic is everywhere though). Honestly, I thought it was a bit hard to locate the main entrance at night. The building itself is huge and hard to miss, but the main door is tucked back in a corner 9\(you may need to drive around the block once is all I'm saying).

Inside is huge. There is a hallway style of seats to your right when you first walk in, otherwise the main dining area is quite large, which then bends to the left to bar and yet another dinning area. The long bar has roughly 21 seats, a dark wood back splash, and mirrors behind. However, the coolest aspect to the bar area are the huge cooper kettle cut outs. Basically, they have either purchased old kettles, or fabricated new ones, cut the tops off, and the cut the tops in half to create overhangs for the bar. They even have structural supports coming down as the sides that help make the rest of the bar. One of the coolest bar features I've seen to date. Next to the bar there is a large circular table using an entire top cut of a kettle for a canopy that I think is equally as cool. There are a flags hanging from the rafters, a few pieces of breweriana and some antique posters/signs promoting Victory (mainly WW1 and WW2 posters), and also a few tvs hung up in the bar area as well. There is a small, but very well stocked, merch store tucked away down a hallway.

As for the beer, it's always solid from Victory. The time I was there (earlier this year) they had 17 beers on tap, with some rarities, standards, and one offs. Overall, regardless of your tastes they'll have something for you, and likely more than one options of each style.

I would, and will, come back here often. It's a great establishment and produces some really fantastic beers.

qcbrewer, Aug 16, 2013
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4.61/5  rDev +7%

Victory is kind of my home town brewery. It is an awesome place for a get together. There is a great selection of their craft beers. The service is great and fast and the bar tenders are friendly. A great thing that they offer is combining some of their beers. The food is awesome and not too expensive. The atmosphere is fun and if you're a local, it's basically a reunion every night. Awesome place, check it out if you're in the area

mikefuski17, Aug 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Great Brew Pub. Only wish bar area was bigger. But overall super great place that the locals love and you can tell cause it is always crowded. Food is really good. Tre Fries is one of my favorite at any place I have been too. Staff knows their stuff and most have a passion for beer and food!!

Scary_Version, Jul 16, 2013
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4.7/5  rDev +9%

Went there about a Month ago and was a great time! They had amazing selection of beer and some new ones ive never had before. Service was very friendly and didn't have to wait to get seated at all! Also food was excellent! Hope to go again soon! One thing I will tell you is that the place is somewhat hidden in an alley unless I went a different way then usual!

JakeEsterly, Jul 15, 2013
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3.54/5  rDev -17.9%

A: Large layout, and much needed with the crowds that show up for the weekends. Nonetheless, meeting new people and striking up conversations comes easy, as most seem to be fairly content.

Q: Beer is pretty good... A night of entertainment, so say the least.

Ser: As said before, Victory gets pretty busy on the weekends, but the service does a great job at anticipating large crowds. Behind the bar, the bartenders are on the ball at keeping everyone's glasses full. Table-side, the service is just as good.

Sel: Strong selection... However, I have been disappointed a few times that certain beers are marketed, but not available.

F: Typical bar food, but good, nonetheless.

V: All and all, the prices are pretty reasonable.

SlidersAce814, Jun 21, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -9.7%

Typical brewpub. Actually built in an old Pepperidge Farm bakery. Plenty of seating. Have been there many times and have never had to wait for a table. It can be noisy because of the very open, high-ceilinged room. Food is upscale bar food. The beer selection is strictly Victory beer. They don't sell anything they don't brew. That being said, they have twenty or so beers of different types on tap. All in all a good place for dinner or beers with friends.

Casey3236, Jun 15, 2013
Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, PA
96 out of 100 based on 435 ratings.