Victory Helles Lager | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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82
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885 Ratings
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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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of mrovelli
3.83/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VikeMan
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Foley67
3.54/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Homebrew
3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Odysseyalien
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JJTrex
3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Delicious.

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Photo of swgwilt
3.97/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Lambdon
3.79/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KenC
3.64/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Greasy
3.77/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpyle
4.01/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very pale gold, good clarity. Pours a nice white head, tight and long lasting.

Incredibly clean nose. Slight hint of malt, but I might be a bit congested from allergies.

Total lawnmower beer. Gently flavored with a hit of malt, a slight fruitiness, and then a nice balance of bitterness from the hops. Everything quite subdued. Nicer drinker for a hot day. Meets the style as not being hop driven like a pilsner.

Fairly light body, quite heavily carbonated. Carbonation makes it feel a bit more "macro", but also dries out the finish some to encourage the next sip.

Got this one as a freebie as part of a homebrew prize donated by Victory (thanks!), and definitely a nice choice for a hot day.

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Photo of empowell8394
3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of monk2021
3.18/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fx20736
3.57/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bought a 6 pack from Beers of the World, August 2015. Served cold in a Duvel Tulip.

Look: Hazy lemon yellow, thin white head that disappearscompletely, no lacing.
Smell: faint noble hoppiness, pleasant. Mild fruity yeastiness.
Taste: Mild, slight hint of sourness and gentle spicy hop.
Feel: crisp, good.
Overall: underpowered but easy drinking.

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.12/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of greyghost86
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bryantan
4.19/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Pours a pretty clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains and a little hay on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes pretty clean.

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Photo of drbenderdo
3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barleycorn
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of briandaube
3.78/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BradShook
3.96/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.42/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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