Yakima Glory
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Yakima GloryYakima Glory
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From:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Style:
Black IPA
ABV:
8.7%
Score:
89
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 11.36%
Reviews:
775
Ratings:
1,662
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 25, 2021
Added:
Dec 06, 2008
Wants:
  90
Gots:
  88
According to the brewery's website: "A dark IPA".

Available November to January.
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Rated: 4.49 by JerryLevinson from Pennsylvania

Dec 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Dec 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Oct 22, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
It pours brown and yields a slightly darker colored body. A nice foamy white one inch head appears and lasts for a good minute before becoming lumpy and settling nicely at the top of the body. A fair amount of spider web yet foamy lacing occurs. Though a slightly transparent body when held up to the light, no carbonation is seen rising. The smell has the hops and the pine up front, a bit of grapefruit there, very subdued. The taste is bitter with the hops and pine dominating this aspect. The mouthfeel is a medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. It leaves a decent dryness. Though a fairly high ABV, still drinkable, the alcohol isn’t really noted or felt. Overall, a good beer by Victory.
Jun 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.11 by Timtac from New Jersey

Jan 04, 2017
 
Rated: 3.9 by Prue from Maryland

Dec 10, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.46/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
How in the F is this a black ale? Don't they have to be dark colored? This one is a mixture of sunset colors like on the label. Brown, orange, red. Aroma of caramel more than hops. The label made me think hops. False advertising all around.

Taste did drop some hops. Not a ton, but more than the nose. A mix of brown malt, chocolate, honey, just a mix of all kinds of styles on this one.
Oct 27, 2016
 
Rated: 4.09 by Zonian1 from Ohio

Sep 17, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by wpreynolds from New Jersey

Jul 20, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Jodio from Texas

Jul 04, 2016
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Reviewed by fredmugs from Indiana

3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
On tap. Nothing about this states black IPA. The color was not dark. There was no hop aroma or taste. It was just incredibly bland. Definitely a case of false advertising.
Jun 27, 2016
 
Rated: 3.84 by epyon396 from Pennsylvania

Jun 22, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Jun 22, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by delgotit99 from Indiana

Jun 18, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by rwspieth from Indiana

Jun 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.16 by MKrauss from Pennsylvania

May 24, 2016
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.07/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Dark brown with a head of tan foam. Grapefruit and pine hops atop lightly roasted malt. Tastes of toasted caramel, lightly roasted malt, and dark yeast but the hops are so expressive, huge grapefruit, orange, and hints of tropical fruit ring with piney hops. Feel is classic for the style, hops and roast balance well with hops winning out through the sip.
Apr 27, 2016
 
Rated: 4.63 by KerryCummins1977 from Kentucky

Apr 18, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by richj1970 from Alabama

Mar 17, 2016
 
Rated: 3.86 by JDizzle from Indiana

Mar 14, 2016
Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 1662 ratings