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Moonglow Weizenbock | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Fall

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Added by taez555 on 12-01-2001

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#2,821
Reviews:
746
Ratings:
1,463
pDev:
11.11%
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4.4
 
 
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
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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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, purchased from Consumers Beverages in Buffalo (I think). Best before date of August 08. Pours a cloudy murky brown. Nice spicy and yeasty aroma. The mouthfeel is tingly upfront before giving way to the typical warm weizenbock flavours - though it feels less fulfilling than, say, an Aventinus.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

well i first tryed this last week at earth bread and brewery ( love this place!) but just poured a bottle of it just now

it has a pretty lingering white froathy head

it smells of wheat, but has a darker/ cloudier body then what i might expect from the smell

taste is very good reminds me of some german beers, but is a little complex

havent had too many other weizenbocks, but i like this one will def drink it again

the 8.7 abv is a little high for me, but hey everyonce in awhile it works, like right now

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

a weizenbock on the darker side. amber cloudy with a bit of debris floating around. i would like to see all cloudy and not sediment. this was an older bottle than i would have liked. nose is apple, brown sugar, and a hint of lemon zest. Somewheat malt, mild banana. The wheat opens up nicely palate ranged in fruit esters but with a predominate citrus and wheat malt reaction and a bitter finish burnt clove. Apple is steady and throughout the latitude. a bit of huskiness in the gums. all around great for this side of the water. a go to weizenbock.

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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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Photo of Tilley4
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Weizenbocks or wheats in general aren't among my favorite styles but this was a dang good example of one..

This was laden with cinnamon and cloves, although not overpowering, atop a wheat base that brings a touch of sweetness but not to the point of being cloying... Booze is somewhat present but it doesn't dominate. Perhaps a little Band-Aid?

A nice beer for sure but probably not one that I will revisit... As I stated, not my favorite style but this was a really good example...

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Moonglow Weizenbock from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 1,463 ratings
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