Victory Green With Chamomile | Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Massachusetts, United States
beerworks.net

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by IBUnit63 on 02-07-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
2
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 2
Photo of WillieMoe
3.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the current cask conditioned brews available at the Canal St. Beer Works.

Nice golden yellow look to it with a thin head, mildly hazy.

Has a nice spiced fruit aroma to it, with the camomille sticking out, but also some coriander and decent floral notes.

Has a solid citrusy taste about it, with the hop taste being fairly understated, mixing well with the spices. Has a nice full body and a solid bitterness.

A nice solid brew, that is definitely worth a try.

 473 characters

Photo of IBUnit63
3.65/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Into a pint glass we go. This pours much like a Belgian pale...1 1/2-finger head with solid lacing. Body is very light lemon-honey and with a little bit of cloud cover.

Of course this is extremely floral, fruity and calming. The chamomile is definitely the master of this domain.

There's a fair amount of tropical (and other) fruits here - cantaloupe, a bit of pear, too...and a little papaya? The hop bitterness can best be described as Saaz-ish...tight and a little piney. The chamomile has that nighttime herbal tea quality to it - it's pretty hardcore in a cask. I wonder if the chamomile lends itself better to a regular cold tap - it gets a little thick after a while.

Palate feel is very sweet and tight, with a heavy wallop of bitterness from the chamomile husks. Pretty hefty.

Yup - this is OK but I think in a regular tap it would do better - chamomile on cask is a little over the top. Interesting pour though.

 933 characters

Victory Green With Chamomile from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
3.75 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer Fest® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • Free Trial Subscription

    Reside in the US? Interested in a free 1-month trial subscription to the print edition of BeerAdvocate magazine?

    Yes! Sign Me Up!