Prima Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Prima PilsPrima Pils
BA SCORE
4.02/5
5,268 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#3,107
Reviews:
2,112
Ratings:
5,268
pDev:
11.94%
Bros Score:
4.1
 
 
Wants:
286
Gots:
891
Trade:
4
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,268 |  Reviews: 2,112
Photo of scottspencer
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of user785335
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shmuck81
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good, clean, crisp Pilsner

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajm5108
2.56/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

Traditional optics. Aroma is pretty standard, some sopped grain and hop bud. Taste really missed for me, stale cardboard grain and some just really soured bitter hops that you wouldn't expect in a German Pils.

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Photo of cbcrunch
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bgold86
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of deekmon
5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Trevor_martin
4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dharmelink
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aemalmberg
5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Refreshing!

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Photo of BabaBeer
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DanThome
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Iski100
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of captaintrash
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of selimsivad519
3.18/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mothmanscott
3.91/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a medium straw producing 2 fingers of white, moderately lasting head & patchy lacing. Aroma is biscuity malt, floral & light lemon hop tones, some faint grass. Taste is similar with crisp, clean grain, bread & more intense hop notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium+ carbonation, slight pepper in the finish.

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Photo of hophugger
3.17/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SGT_Cookie
4.34/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of the best pils you can get, hands down

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Photo of Kurzman
3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Red5StandingBy
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into Dimpled Mug. Enjoy by 21st February 2017, a little late.

L: Clear pale gold, finger width bone white head with good retention.

S: Spicy herbal hops, good malt biscuity notes too.

T: A bit more bitter than usual for a Pilsener, good herbal spicy hop flavors, bready biscuit backbone.

F: Dry, light bodied, easy drinking.

O: A great Pilsener, a great beer and a good first from Victory.

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Photo of jbaker67
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ManapuaMan
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of those beers that you see all the time, hear how good it is and how it's an excellent representation of the style but, at least for me, for some reason never pick it up. However! That is behind me now - I just put down a sixer over the course of the week. I'll be short and sweet with my review since there are so many on here that go to impressive levels of depth: clean, crisp, perfectly carbonated, refreshing, golden body, floral, spicy hops, mild bitterness, crackery malt. So drinkable, very enjoyable. A staple for a reason.

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Prima Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 5,268 ratings
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