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:
5,239
Reviews:
2,105
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.82%
 
 
Wants:
277
Gots:
885
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 5,239 |  Reviews: 2,105
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Walletsworth
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice hazy light yellow with a finger of head with great lacing. Smells piney with a touch of corn in there as well. Tastes slightly skunky with a hint of pine and corn.

Overall a great pilsner with tremendous flavor without any odd aftertaste like some skunky beers have.

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Photo of Wyattldavis
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great beer! Not overpowering. Golden appearance, with a clean finish and very refreshing. Definitely not too sweet/not too much alcohol content. The hops are just right - present but not overpowering. The mouthfeel is extraordinary - big, clear crisp carbonation that isn't fizzy and feels just right. I could see this being one of my standards - especially in the summer. One of my favorite beers.

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Photo of JanetCDavis
3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Paired this with camembert, fontina, and gouda. Really nice for end of summer. Absolutely refreshing. Straightforward, with an edge of orange. Really outstanding with the creamy camembert. Would recommend as a stand-alone or accompaniment to a sophisticated dinner first course.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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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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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a single 12 oz bottle from City Swiggers in Manhattan. I must say this is my favorite German Pilsner on the market.

A - a shade below gold with a fluffy mousse like head.

S - clean with lots of earthy and noble hops present.

T - for a pilsner, this has some great depth. Big spicy and bitter hops were found but the malt was still present.

M - not much in the way of carbonation.

O - a refreshing beer that is extremely drinkable and does what it sets out to do quite well.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 5,239 ratings.
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