Moonglow Weizenbock | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Moonglow WeizenbockMoonglow Weizenbock
BA SCORE
85.2%
Liked This Beer
4.05 w/ 1,455 ratings
Moonglow WeizenbockMoonglow Weizenbock
BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by taez555 on 12-01-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,701
Reviews:
744
Ratings:
1,455
Liked:
1,240
Avg:
4.05/5
pDev:
11.11%
Alströms:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
146
Gots:
165
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours a muddy, old leather color with a tannish beige head that faded rather quickly. A huge blast of clovey aroma hits you immediately, a distant smell of an extinguished fire appears later, although perhaps it was there all along and I didn't notice it. A fresh wheat bread and earthy flavor mingle with a faint oakiness and sweet and sour balsamic vinegar tartness. The clove-like spiciness does appear in the taste, but not as strong as in the aroma. A touch of toffee and a hint of lemon drops and warming alcohol finishes this somewhat overly complex brew.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, unfiltered caramel brown with a nice light brown head and some lacing. Smells strongly of bananas with some caramel and a hint of yeast. Taste is great. Strong taste of bananas upfront, which is almost a bit too much, with some other dark fruits, maybe plums, some malts and a slightly bitter finish. Nice mouthfeel with a medium-full body and a bit of carbonation. Hides the ABV extremely well. Good drinkability, this is a delicious weizenbock.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very tasty wheat beer. Full of flavour, nutty, rich.
No real head.
A lot more of an ale feel to it compared to most wheat beers.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to prototypic for the hook up.

A - Pours a mix between orange and brown. Healthy amount of cloudiness with a few floaties. The off white head tops out at half inch and sticks around for a minute or two. Small pockets of lace are left behind.

S - Starts out fruity with notes of lemon and banana. Fruit is followed pretty quickly by a hit of spice. Clove and maybe some pepper from the alcohol. There is a wheat twang that comes and goes but doesn't take the forefront.

T - More fruit in the flavor. Lots of lemon and banana mixed in with a touch of cherry. Wheat is noticed more in the flavor that aroma. Alcohol is no slouch in this brew. It stays on the borderline of being too warm all the way through. A nice thick malt base is also present. it seems to be what is keeping the alcohol on check. Flavors of bread crust (could be toasted) and wheat finish it off.

M - This one is fuller bodied with a carbonation level that is right on target. Finish is big. Starts out sweet from the fruit and alcohol rounds it out.

D - Drinkibility is good. I like the way everything comes together in this beer (aroma, flavor, feel). It all just works to make a very nice product. The alcohol borderline gets in the way but there is a fine line between gentle warming and a flat heat. Glad I got to try this one out. I could definitely have this beer again, and again, and again...

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Moonglow Weizenbock from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 85.2% out of 100 with 1,455 ratings
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