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

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Victoria Bitter (VB)Victoria Bitter (VB)

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BA SCORE
58
awful

265 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 265
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 2.37
pDev: 32.07%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | 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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Sludgeman, May 31, 2014
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2.3/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

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.
Drinkable, but the usual kinda bad adjunct macrolager. Apparently the most easy to come by in the land down under.

dcmchew, May 28, 2014
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1/5  rDev -57.8%

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2.5/5  rDev +5.5%

jpd7374, Apr 26, 2014
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2.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Pours an orangey golden color, clear, topped with a decent white head and a solid retention.
The aroma is mostly malty along with some biscuity notes.
The taste is pleasantly bitter throughout, with a slightly unpleasant metal feel in the aftertase.
Otherwise nicely drinkable.

MarkoNm, Apr 24, 2014
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2.13/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

It seems that this beer is ubiquitous in Australia. The "VB" is on many signs overhanging the entries of pubs. Much like Budweiser. From the bottle it pours a dark golden, very yellow color. The aroma is strong with adjunct and little else. Similar experience on the palate with some prickly carbonation to go along with it. There is a touch of bitterness at the end, putting the Bitter in to VB. Overall not my favorite.

BeardedBoffin, Mar 21, 2014
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Victoria Bitter (VB) from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
58 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.