Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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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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Photo of PaulyB83
4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass

A- Pours a bright straw yellow that is slightly foggy. Has a big bright white head that slowly dissipates to a small ring. Looks to have a medium-light viscosity.

S- Great pils smell of nobel hops, no skunkiness.

T- Nice noble hop bitterness, and cracker malt notes.

M- Good carbonation in the mouth, light and refreshing mouthfeel

O- This is one of my favorite beers and something I love to have with food. It is crisp, and refreshing and not too heavy. It reminds me very much of the European pilsners but without the skunkiness and corn flavors that you usually find in those. I bet much of that has to do with it being an American brew and can find it very fresh. I wish more places had this on tap so maybe Bud drinkers would give it a shot.

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Photo of brurevu
4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Victory Prima Pils is the perfect pilsner. It has a great full bodied pilsner taste with a load of hops to make this a dynamic taste experience. It poured a light golden color with a full creamy head. The first taste was reminiscent of many of the hoppy IPAs I have been having lately but there is enough of the signature German pilsner flavor to keep it well within the style. I had this on a hot afternoon and it was light enough to tame the heat and the dynamic hoppy bitterness kept me coming back for more. One of my favorite pilsners.

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,330 ratings