St. Victorious | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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St. VictoriousSt. Victorious
BEER INFO

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

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Limited seasonal draft only release. Doppelbock brewed w/ smoked 2-row German malt from Bamberg.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
575
Reviews:
378
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
103
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: a little on the dark side, I think; seems clear although it's so dark, I can't really see through it. Large amount of head in the pour that sustains and laces

S: I can distinguish a smokiness above another less distinguishable smell, reminds me of house when I am brewing. Light plum perhaps lying underneath.

T/M: this one is a little sweeter than I expected. It is a doppelbock and should have that sweeter front, but this one seems a little much. Getting past that, I get the roasted malt characteristics that might have led to the smokey notes. The taste is leather/tobacco under the malty beginning. The beer has a big body, and is smooth while being well carbonated.

O: as I read the style description, this one fits on that dark end, tending towards stout. There isn't much bitterness in the flavor, but the beer does balance out better in the end.

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St. Victorious from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 575 ratings.
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