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Victoria Bitter (VB) - Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

Not Rated.
Victoria Bitter (VB)Victoria Bitter (VB)

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BA SCORE
58
awful

246 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 246
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 2.36
pDev: 31.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd. visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwarbi on 02-16-2002)
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Orange pour, small pour head.
Smell of faint grains, sweet malts and low hops.
Sweet malty taste, corn syrup, bit of zest, cut off by mildly bitter hops, skunk and a bit of metal.
Light bodied, medium fizz.
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Victoria Bitter (VB) from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
58 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.