Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

5,252 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of sauron681
3.3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours golden, well carbonated with a good head and nice lacing.
Very hoppy aroma. Tastes somewhat bitter almost like an IPA Pilsner.
Very clean and smooth tasting with the typical true pilsner aftertaste. Starts sweet and bready, finishes dry and bitter. This beer did not really stick out for me, but looking at the reviews a lot of people really enjoyed it

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4.41/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Floral bready aroma. Similar in the flavor. Refreshing and crisp, but not thin or overcarbed. Unexpectedly high bitterness is delicious and smooth and lingers pleasantly. Only criticism might be that the level of hop flavor verges on soapiness, but it is still better than the typical lack of flavor you expect in a pils.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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2/5  rDev -50.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slight age on this bottle, but little impact overall.
Nice spicy hop aroma. A bit of tartness/sourness blending in with the soft grains.
Slightly cloudy yellow/gold body. Dense but small white head.
Nice blending of hops flavor (quite strong and dominant) with the firm light malt flavor. Clean crisp quality. Nice hop flavors finish along with a lengthy bitterness. As it warms the malts take on a creaminess with the doughiness. Tingly and prickly carbonation.
Nice drink.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 5,252 ratings.
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