Hoppy Quad
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
Quadrupel (Quad)
Ranked #93
Ranked #10,629
4.01 | pDev: 7.48%
Jan 13, 2022
May 20, 2015
Belgian-style Quadrupel with Cascade, Chinook, Citra and Mosaic hops.
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Rated: 4 by EMV from Pennsylvania

Jan 13, 2022
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Reviewed by ScruffySouthpaw from New York

4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Served in a concave curved pint glass from the bottle.

Appearance: Semi cloudy yellow body with medium bubbles and a white head rising roughly just about one finger's length from the body.

Smell: white wine scent with hint of green grapes and warm sugar.

Taste: Complex sweet and touch hoppy feel consisting of robust hops from which add a raw pine feel. It is a touch sweet, but definitely offset with its deep smooth bitterness.

Mouth: Sticky brew with a honey like finish, medium carbonation and full bodied.

Overall: Perfect brew and might be one to call it the last for the night. Good brew, and one I would buy again and again....salud!
Oct 09, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by Barleycorn from Pennsylvania

Aug 11, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by zonker17 from Texas

Jul 20, 2018
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Reviewed by dacrza1 from New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
DATE: April 26, 2018... OCCASION: the 2018 draft is upon us, and Cleveland drafts first and fourth--this calls for a special Victory... pours an attractive golden, crystal-clear body rife with a herd of bubbles creating a reasonable quarter-finger off-white head... the aroma sparks sherry oak, flowery hops, pepper, ginger, tea, vanilla and phenol that broaches vodka... a packed profile... sips at a biting, bitter sharpness that states its 13% with ferocity... as intense as the initial buzz occurs, the secondary mouthfeel is sheepish, soft and welcoming... its finish is respectful, fizzy and dry... as the glass drains, a smoother sherry takes over, sippable and worth holding on the tongue... unbelievably drinkable, as the sip is rewarding and wine-like... the lightness of this profile is rich in sherry, oak, dry tannins, white wine, and flowery--lilac, earthiness, oat, vanilla, and ginger all mesh to create a formidable sweetness... by its end, a buzzing strength courses through it at half-bottle... perhaps not worth its price tag, but like the Browns draft, rewarding (they chose Mayfield and Ward)...
Apr 27, 2018
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
From a bottle of indeterminate age, it pours a sparkling clear golden color with a modest head, that eventually diminishes to a lusty ring and a large continent in the middle. Grass, malt and alcohol in the nose. The mouth gets a nicely flavored, somewhat boozy malt beverage. Dangerously easy to drink, however.
Apr 19, 2018
Rated: 3.35 by wmcgar01 from Pennsylvania

Apr 08, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by Corburk from Pennsylvania

Feb 13, 2018
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Reviewed by Pencible from Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: This poured a clear gold with rocky white head.
S: It smelled like lemon zest and grassy hops, with some coriander and clove and pithy citrus.
T: It tasted like lemon zest and pithy citrus, with some grassy hops and apricot and clove. It had a clean and bittersweet aftertaste with some alcohol warming.
M: It was thick with moderate carbonation. Nice full body.
D: This was a nice brew with complex scent and taste. Not the most delicious combination of flavors, but fun to try. The body was solid, but the finish was hot, so it was better to sip. Not for aging. Ended up more like a strong saison than a Belgian imperial IPA like I expected. Interesting but not great.
Feb 01, 2018
Rated: 4 by Furley80 from Pennsylvania

Jan 10, 2018
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Reviewed by JayQue from Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A very tasty beer - kind of a hybrid between a Tripel and a Quad. Pours a slightly hazy gold color with kind of an orangy cast. Small, bubbly white head shows average retention for a beer in general, but quite long for a 13% abv beer. A light covering of the top of my goblet remains for quite some time. Aroma is fruity (but has aspects of both the light fruit found in Tripels and dark fruit from Quads). Candi sugar is quite prominent as well. Taste is very good. A malty beer with strong fruit presence and some candi sugar. The sweetness is balanced (possibly by the hops - although they are probably faded by the year I have hung on to this beer). There is a fairly strong alcohol presence, more than warmness - less than a harsh alcohol "burn". Mouthfeel is rich and smooth with a significant alcohol presence. I would like to try one of these "fresh" to see how the hops blend in.
Jan 09, 2018
Rated: 3.77 by BigMike from Pennsylvania

Dec 30, 2017
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Rated by the1andy from Maryland

4.12/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Not really a Quad, but more of a high gravity hybrid
Dec 25, 2017
Rated: 4.3 by msscott1973 from North Carolina

Nov 24, 2017
Rated: 3.85 by RBorsato from Virginia

Nov 08, 2017
Rated: 4.07 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania

Oct 25, 2017
Rated: 3.92 by 6thstreetbrewpub from District of Columbia

Oct 12, 2017
Rated: 4.49 by Shortbox81 from Washington

Aug 30, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by _nickg_ from New Jersey

Aug 08, 2017
Rated: 3.25 by Sweffin from Wisconsin

Aug 04, 2017
Hoppy Quad from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 186 ratings