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Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Prima! It’s a German exclamation of joy. It’s a recognition of accomplishment. It’s what escaped from our lips the first time we sampled this mighty pilsner recipe. With heaps of whole flower European hops and fine German malts, we achieved the bracing herbal bite and smooth malt flavor that we sought. Prima… an exclamation of Victory! Prost!

44 IBU

Added by Todd on 07-27-2001

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Ratings: 5,272 |  Reviews: 2,115
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pilsener glass. Best by date of April 21, 2012.

A-Pours a light yellow gold/straw color with a 1 finger white head. Nice lacing in the glass.

S-Smells of a nice light floral hops and malts.

T/M-Real slight bitterness and good carbonation that makes you keep going back for more! "Lemony" like character and a nice dryness. Slight sweetness with just enough dry hop bitter at the end.

O- Man is this a good one! Great representation of the style! Could keep on drinking this one all night!

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

WTF? I cannot believe I've never reviewed this beer before. 12-ounce bottle poured into a pilsener glass.

A: Pale straw yellow with a slight chill haze, and two fingers worth of creamy white head that slowly settles, leaving beautiful lacing on the side of the glass.

S: cracker and honey malt aroma at first, with a pungent, floral, grassy hop note.

T: Starts off with a touch of honey, biscuity malt, and just a touch of raw grain. Hops rush in with some lemongrass, fresh greens, and a huge floral character. Finish is crisp and very refreshing.

Notes: Moderate in body, with a ton of flavor. Balanced and extremely clean. Drinkability is superb. Move aside, Germany. This is hands down one of the finest Pilseners on the planet!

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,272 ratings
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