Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Prima PilsPrima Pils
5,268 Ratings
Prima PilsPrima Pils

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

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

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into Stella chalice

App: hefeweizen-like hue - cloudy deep yellow, half-finger head
dissipates rather quickly but retains a light lacing...get a good whiff quick!

Smell: lemony and grass like, light citrus

Taste: medium bitterness, lemon, some lingering honey and ginger notes, lightly phenolic

Mouthfell: malty but a little puckering. Carbonation level medium to low

Overall: for it's style I really enjoyed this beer. Victory really can hang with any German brewery on this one. I will buy it again

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is another great pils - the second I've had this week. It has great aromatic character and a nice hoppy taste. The aftertaste has way more hops than this style usually has, being out of character, but really nice.

The beer was way too cloudy when I opened it but it was pretty cold. As it warmed it got better. The taste kept getting better too.

This is a really nice pilsener I would buy again when I wanted a fuller than normal experience.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of BrewDocCT
4.32/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my SamAdams perfect pint.

Clear golden yellow. Very little head.

Smells of grass.

Tastes of grass, some lemon. Pleasant bitterness. Do I rate on style or how much I like it? I'll go with how much I like it, which is a lot.

Mouthfeel: no complaints.

Overall: a refreshing and delicious, if over hopped, pilsner.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,268 ratings
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