P.J.W. Copper Lager | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

P.J.W. Copper LagerP.J.W. Copper Lager
BA SCORE
26.2%
Liked This Beer
3.46 w/ 65 ratings
P.J.W. Copper LagerP.J.W. Copper Lager
BEER INFO

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

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MLasoski on 07-29-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,818
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
65
Liked:
17
Avg:
3.46/5
pDev:
13.29%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 65 |  Reviews: 8
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2/5  rDev -42.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

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2.64/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I knew by looking at this lager, it was going to have a similar feel to another local beer, Yuengling. Upon first taste, I could immediately taste the caramel undertones, which caused an aftertaste that I'm personally not a huge fan of.

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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

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2.88/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at P.J. Whelihan's, Haddonfield, NJ

Brewed by Victory for PJ Whelihan's, as the name would imply. Poured a clear, copper-amber color with a thin, fizzy head, fed by obvious carbonation. Smell of grains, pils malts, and light floral hops; very light. Light body and light taste, sweet German and pils malts, lightly hopped with floral and slight citrus accents. Nothing special, but drinkable at least.

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.05/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.16/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

got this at a sixers game with a friend. chose from amongst a plethora of macros, i remember enjoying it.. i liked the color. I don't remember if the sixers won or lost. but i remember thinking: "This is a cool place for a bar."

Nutty
Copper

Taste - nutty 3.5
Color 3.5
Smell 2.5
Drinkblty - 3.5


Overall 3

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3.21/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.24/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.28/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottom Line: Session-able and affordable at $4 per 21 oz. pour, but a little cloying in flavor and sweetness, with notes of caramel and good malt flavor.

It may be that I just don't appreciate the style, but I think this beer has caramel flavor notes that finish somewhat sickly-sweet. The beer tastes how it looks - "Brown."

The beer is moderately dry, but I found myself wishing for more dryness. There is no hop flavor that stands out either. Nice moderate head on the pour I received

This is not a bad beer by any means, but I'd rather drink the PJW 30th Anniversary Ale.

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3.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.37/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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P.J.W. Copper Lager from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 26.2% out of 100 with 65 ratings
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