Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Prima PilsPrima Pils
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:
5,245
Reviews:
2,108
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.82%
 
 
Wants:
280
Gots:
887
For Trade:
4
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Have always appreciated Victory beers and prima is no different. This is one of more favorite pilsners they have. Its a perfect example of an America pilsner. The hops are big and floral on the nose, with more malt in the mouth playing alongside the notes of fresh citrus. It is very smooth and creamy with moderate carbonation and low alcohol. I'd say there is a soft bitterness that is followed through the long finish and closes on a sweet hop taste.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

so so so crisp. an awesomely refreshing beer when you just need a beer. pours s unshiney yellow colow with lots of carbonation and rising head. smells very well balanced, with noticable malts and hops in the nose. taste is quite complex for a pilsner, and more hoppy than most ive tried. could almost be a pale ale, except for the lighter malts and mouthfeel. this is freakishly sessionable and ont of the only pilsners i consistently choose to purchase and drink. also one of the few pilsners that truly excited me. if you are in the same boat pick this one up

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of a mix 6 at World Market in Round Rock.

Looked like a hefe in my pint glass...very cloudy, murky, yellow. Was not overly impressed with the head, but did leave ok lacing throughout.

Unique scent, I liked it. Interesting combo of lemon, grassy malts, even a bit of hops...did not expect this from a plisener.

Taste did not knock me out...followed scent, but carbonation was a bit too biting. Super dry on the back end as well.

I'd like to give this one another go out of a tap, just to make sure the bottle I got was not past its prime.

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 5,245 ratings.
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