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Victory Pale Ale - Emmett's Brewing Company

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Victory Pale AleVictory Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Emmett's Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kdog630 on 12-09-2007)
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Reviews by Treebs:
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Treebs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

Had on tap at the Village Tap for their Local Tap Takeover. Served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a typical copper with some lighter hues throughout with a white head that subsides into a nice film ring.

S: I get some wonderful citrus hops with some slight grassy undertones. Toffee-like malts as well.

T: The taste follows the nose to a tee. Nice citrus peel hops and the cracker malt gets bigger on the back and fades to light bitterness that ties it all together.

M: Light bodied with a crisp mouthfeel that leads to a dry finish. Nice little citrus lemon peel left on the palate.

O: A very solid pale ale overall and I was pleasantly surprised. Easily drinkable and I would definitely get this guy again if I wanted a nice local session beer.

09-02-2011 16:05:44 | More by Treebs
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.13/5  rDev +2.2%

16 oz Cask Conditioned tap in an Imperial Pint

A - Slightly cloudy, could be chill haze, amber color with a one-finger rocky off-white head.

S - Very floral and fruity strong hop aroma with a strong pine-y and citrus aroma to it. Crisp and light but intimidating.

T - Hoppy and bitter to the extreme. Huge floral hopping with no malts evident. Any malts are totally overpowered by the amount of hops in this beer. Dry and bitter finish.

M - Probably one of the most bitter beers I've ever had (not that it's a bad thing) Light and crisp with a medium carbonation bite to it and an intensely bitter finish.

D - For the style, it does well but its one of the most bitter non-India pale ale pale ales I've had. It's pretty refreshing but the bitterness is a little much.

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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Part three of my Pint Night Waltz through the brewpub. It pours a clear red-orange topped by a finger of dirty light cream foam. The nose comprises pine, caramel, orange peel, and light toffee. The pine is quite the blast to the 'strils, baby. The taste holds notes of pine sap, greens, flowers, light caramel, and grass. The body straddles the border between hefty light and light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, sticky finish. Overall, a very nice pale ale, though I think a bit more balance with the blasting hops would make it really damn good. As things stand, a touch too hoppy, but not so much as to make this unenjoyable. Good times.

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Poured a dark amber with a light brown head that left a decent amount of lacing. The hop aroma hits you before the nose is within six inches. Clear citrus with hints of pine. Very pleasing.

Taste is a rich malt excellently balanced by the hoppy finish. Fills the mouth with flavor.

They were out of growlers or else I would have gotten one. Very drinkable and one I will return for.

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Victory Pale Ale from Emmett's Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.