Yakima Glory | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,659 Ratings
Yakima GloryYakima Glory
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
According to the brewery's website: "A dark IPA".

Available November to January.

Added by sholland119 on 12-06-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,659
Reviews:
772
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
11.42%
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
90
For Trade:
1
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A delicious dark IPA. Deep brown in color, small head. Not especially hoppy, as the chocolate and malt flavors are very strong. I enjoyed this beer and could have had a few if not for the incredible selection that made my try others. Enjoyed at Novare Res in Portland Maine.

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

Had this bottle fresh on 7/13/2011

Yakima Glory poured a dark amber color, lighter than i would have expected compared to most black ales. Light brown head with good retention and medium lacing.

Hops dominated the aroma with malts taking a backseat. fruity grapefruit in the smell as well as a faint scent of caramel malts but nothing overpowering here.

Taste was similar to the smell. Slightly bitter with not much malt presence. Citrusy hops, white grapefruit in there. Tiny hints of chocolate as well as caramel and roasted pale malts. Malts became more pronouned as the beer warmed and sat.

Mouthfeel was probably the most enjoyable quality of this beer. Very smooth and thick with decent carbonation.

Enjoyable beer that got better as it sat, bought a six pack and am looking to age the others so im hoping they age well!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I bought a growler of this at the Victory Brewery and Restaurant in Dowingtown, PA. I poured it into a pint glass.
Appearance: The body is a deep brown color, very opaque. The head is 3 fluffy fingers tall, tan in color, big sized bubbles, wonderful retention and stupendous lacing.
Smell: The aromas are pine resin, grapfruit and earth notes.
Taste: The flavors are pine resin, grapefruit and roasted earth notes.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is syurupy, thick and smooth with rigid edge.
Drinkability: This beer is trendously drinkable. The only problem is it's so intense it tough to drink more than one.
Don't drink and review.

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Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.94 out of 5 based on 1,659 ratings.
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