Moonglow Weizenbock | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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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
Ratings:
1,451
Reviews:
742
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
141
Gots:
163
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,451 |  Reviews: 742
Photo of KYGunner
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a very interesting and complex beer with some diverging flavors. The flavors seem to meld well and doesn't distinguish between sections of the palate. I get clove, bubblegum, smoky grain, wheat, caramel, woodsy spice, Apple's, yeast and even a nutty barley.

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Photo of jopezu
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a hazy amber with a medium head. nose; big notes of toasted bread rind, caramel & dark fruit juice. taste; toasted malt, brown sugar, sweet apple, hops, light fig, light banana, with clove & nutty notes on the end. lightly spicy (cinnamon) and oaky aftertaste. medium carbonation & mouthfeel. not my favorite style, but i can see this making a great fall drink.

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Photo of IdrinkBeerinCollege
4.9/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Delicious

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hophugger
3.44/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of goldenj999
4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

It was good. Very flavorful.

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Photo of ItsBeer4Me
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpoole18
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmtpi
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexFields
4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DASA10
4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GameOfBeers
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Furlinator
3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours from the bottle dark amber with a 1/2 head that settles to a thin film and ring on top. Smells like bready grains and banana. Taste is sweet malt, wheat and banana. A nice example of the style.

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Photo of Celtics76
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Pel
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AnthonySkatz
4.73/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rderedin
3.3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bowers-Brew
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Johntomk
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a weizen glass.
The appearance was a bit more darker than expected through an almost burnt brown color. There was a three finger white to off white foamy head that dissipated within a good minute. Clingy lacing stuck all around the glass.
The smell started off with some banana esters, some caramel malts, light clove, light toast, light cherry, and cinnamon. Nice, a bit different from the style.
The taste was sweet and spicy through the combination of the previously mentioned flavors. Caramel malts show a bit more presence in the flavor and then lead into the aftertaste and the finish.
The mouthfeel was about a light to medium in body with the caramel malts coming back to grab a light stickiness on my tongue - I don't mind it, but it is a bit different.
Overall, well, its a nice weizenbock for the most part, but I think I'd rather stick to Vitus.

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Photo of Bloodyickes
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

11/6...draft. Reddish brown with white creamy lacing foam. Fruity aromas, dark fruits. Cherry fruit flavor, bready, toasty. Caramels galore. Nice hop bite at the close, bringing everything together. Solid.

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Photo of Scottyboy
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very nice well balanced ale

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Photo of puck1225
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great beer! Poured from a bottle into a jar pint. Beautiful thick and creamy off white head, good lacing. Wonderful smell of bananas and spice. Cinnamon, dark fruit, banana bread, an excellent fall beer! Looking forward to more!

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.45/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Moonglow Weizenbock from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.04 out of 5 based on 1,451 ratings.
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