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Winter Cheers | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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3.6/5
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740 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A wheat ale, combining German wheat and barley malts, oats, torrified wheat and whole flower Tettnang and Citra hops, this fruity and warming holiday brew delivers a refreshing finish, with spicy hints of banana, clove and citrus.

Added by rab53 on 10-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,898
Reviews:
139
Ratings:
740
pDev:
13.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
171
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 740 |  Reviews: 139
Photo of Burkbom23
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of delta490
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice light and slightly clouded gold. The head is big and pillowy, with great retention. It has a nice light wheat aroma with fruity esters and some spices, as well. The taste is not bad but a little weak. Muffled, if that makes sense, with all the notes there but lacking depth. There is a nice weight and plenty of carbonation. Not sure what makes this a winter wheat beer.

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Photo of Dr_Farts
3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice golden, hoppy winter ale

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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Charlie_Rubis
4.86/5  rDev +35%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely amazing beer !!! My favorite winter beer!

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Photo of Stinkypuss
2.78/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Pours a cloudy deep straw color. The aroma is full of wheat and spice. The taste has dry wheat elements with tons of herbal elements . Hoppy, spicy, with a semi dry hop bite. Spicy and grainy. Full bodied well carbonated. Overall, a bit harsh but interesting winter hoppy hefeweizen.

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Photo of baconfromwalmart
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Probably one of my favorite winter beers!

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Photo of Damian74
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mdaschaf
3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of qchic
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BurdockBoy
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boone757
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of salamiwagon
3.08/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerCon5
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cdwil
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrand2621
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of JRoPA
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of baklo
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mtoogs
2.88/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 57md
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Light cloudy straw color with a big healthy head. The nose is funky and the light-bodied funk dominates the flavor profile

Typical wit but that last thing that I expect or want in the dead of winter is a summer-style beer.

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Photo of Dadoffour
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bassboneman
1.93/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I was expecting so much more from this brew.
I love Victory products, generally.
This winter wheat beer is - well...wierd!
The color is really light, the flavor is a wine-cooler-ish.
I was looking for a break from the stouts and the porters - but this was a disappointment.

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mpenders
2.95/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SocalKicks
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Winter Cheers from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 740 ratings
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