Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ca. 44 IBU

Added by Todd on 07-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,233
Reviews:
2,103
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.82%
 
 
Wants:
277
Gots:
876
For Trade:
4
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured a yellow color with a huge head that only shortly lived, but left a ton of lacing.

Smell: Hops and some grassy notes in the aroma, a bit of malt detected as well. Very clean smelling.

Taste: Herbal and floral hop flavors backed with some malt to help out. While these tastes are somewhat subdued, they are easily detectable and delicious.

Mouthfeel: Medium leaning towards thin in body, the malt gives the body here a bit more than I expected from a pilsener.

Drinkability: Sessionable.

Overall, while Pilseners aren't my favorite of beers, I can truly say I really enjoy this one. It has always been great on blistering hot summer days. Could also be a decent stepping stone for a macro drinker into the world of craft beer.

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

A: into a pilsener glass, somewhere between pale gold and straw in color; two-finger white head that draped arms of lace

S: bright fresh and floral hops

T: pale, grain-tasting, dry malts under the crips and bitter herbal and floral hops

M: light, crisp, tingly, bitter, well-carbonated

O: I can't be too style-specific here (outside of my own expectations for the style), as this is the only German pilsener I've ever had. As a beer in general, I found it to be quite refreshing, crisp, and drinkable.

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 5,233 ratings.
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