Victory Helles Lager | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

BA SCORE
82
good
885 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Victory Helles LagerVictory Helles Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Victory Lager

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
885
Reviews:
366
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
13.3%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
139
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Zazzi82
3.34/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Furbato
4.27/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsh420
3.26/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of msscott1973
3.83/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TSuthard
2.74/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Three finger white head over a light straw colored body. Inviting spicy scented nose which increases the disappointment in the watery taste. Great looking beer without structure.

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Photo of Sweenz
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mbender92
4.45/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JAB1978
3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Roberto11232
2.59/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of elamb106
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.51/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsshuck
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrokenEdge
3.79/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Body is a bright golden yellow, completely transparent...very small white head. Smell is faint, but what is there is grass, lemon, and honey. Taste is very mellow and pleasant. I got more honey, and lots of fruits (melon, white grape, peach, etc), with some gentle spiciness. Feel is thin with moderate carbonation, but deliciously smooth and a gulper for sure. Kind of has the overall profile of a pilsner, but with a less "prickly" bite to it. Overall it's a mild, easy to drink beer that's just downright pleasant. It's not a complex beer filled with nuances, but damn if it isn't tasty. This beer would be right at home at a summer BBQ.

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Photo of GregStoner
3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tuowl74a
4.27/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fakedeadgirlfriend
3.49/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OatmattStout
2.97/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Corrado42
3.94/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tucquan
4.02/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on 2015-12-18 in Columbia, PA from a 12oz bottle

A - Clear, straw-gold with a 1-finger white head and little lace

S - Bread, honey, grass and floral

T - Bread, touch of lemon, white grape, honey, grass, light flowery spice. Mild bitterness as expected.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation. Smooth.

O - A very nice Helles. Very approachable for those coming from a macro beer perspective but still quite flavorful.

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Photo of DASA10
3.93/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhillyNole
4.02/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tbeer40
3.52/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Victory Helles Lager from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.61 out of 5 based on 885 ratings.
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