Braumeister Pils | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by nomad on 07-22-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
278
Reviews:
76
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.58%
 
 
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19
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26
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap @ Memphis Taproom in Philadelphia, PA.

Served in a pint glass. Light gold and hazy. Not the clarity you would expect in a pilsner. Small white head with good retention. Strong floral hop aroma with some light pils malt. Crisp, yet juicy and not overly dry. The flavor is in line with its German counterparts but the mouthfeel is more pleasant and not as harsh.

When Victory brews another pilsner it is automatically going to be judged against the excellent Prima Pils. I think it may be even better than Prima, lighter on the hops and a little more body. Highly enjoyable. If Victory bottled this, I would buy it in a heartbeat.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

On draft, pours a translucent pale straw yellow; wispy thin head. Good carbonation.

The nose is very clean, simple, lots of dry earthy hops, a little grass, cracker, with good herbal spice notes. I don't get any yeast character on the nose. The flavor is classic pils, dry earthy hops up front, well balanced, a little grass, slight dough, spice. I get a little corn and grain. Just a bit of lemon/citrus zest on the finish. This is super clean, refreshing. Really nice.

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3.52/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

02/21/15 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. As it's following a couple of serious sweet & imperial stouts the meager bitter is tigated.

Lemony haze yields a sparse lacing &

06/27/12 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. A touch bitter for my un-hoppy tastes. Not too much so, but doesn't encourage long term session

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Braumeister Pils from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.06 out of 5 based on 278 ratings.
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