Yakima Glory | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Yakima GloryYakima Glory
BA SCORE
79.6%
Liked This Beer
3.96 w/ 1,660 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
Ranking:
#4,484
Reviews:
773
Ratings:
1,660
Liked:
1,321
Avg:
3.96/5
pDev:
11.36%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
87
Gots:
91
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beer pours a nice dark brown, ruby color. Much lighter than I was expecting for a "black" ale. Not much head.

Beer smells piney and citrusy.

Beer tastes very piney on the initial sip, before giving way to a nice, nutty taste. Also, slightly smokey as well.

Beer is a bit more carbonated than I would have liked.

Overall solid black ale.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a grand Bordeaux wine glass.
Enjoy By Date: 10/26/12
Puschased from Whole Foods Portland ME

A: brown with amber red hues. 3 fingers of frothy sand-colored head the recedes slowly and leaves great lacing.

S: bright piney hops up front with a solid backbone of malty brown sugar and caramel notes. Cut grass, saginess, roasted malt, a hint of filbert. Complex smell, though a bit sweet.

T: a lot less sweet malt then I would have guessed from the nose. Nice hop piney bitterness, earthy, floral, with a hint of malty caramel, very well balanced. Very good.

M: nice and smooth, no alcohol heat, good carbonation.

O: wow very good ale. The taste wins out on this one. Nose has a lot going on but seems a bit sweet and malty, but wow the taste is very subtle in all regards and finely balanced. Certainly a brew that is approachable and one I could drink a lot of. Recommend.

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Yakima Glory from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 79.6% out of 100 with 1,660 ratings
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