V-Twelve | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Heady with a aromatic fruity start and taste, this amber ale features hints of pear and apricot in its well-nuanced flavor. The initial impression of fruitiness concludes in a refreshing dryness that begs you to sip again. Be fore- warned, this ale is immense as it registers 12% abv.

Added by Bierman9 on 03-18-2003

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Photo of hardy008
3.32/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hazy bright amber color with a two finger off white head with fair retention and no lacing. Looks a bit lighter than most Quadrupels. The aroma has peaches, apricots, caramel, and apples.

The taste is much like the aroma. It has peaches, apricots, caramel, apples, pepper, yeast, and a lot of alcohol heat. Has a very sweet, almost cloying flavor to it. I would like the taste better if the alcohol heat was toned down, there wasn't so much pepper flavor, and if this wasn't as sweet as it is. Still pretty good though.

Medium bodied, syrupy, plenty of carbonation, and a lot of alcohol taste. This bottle may have been better if I put it in the cellar for a while. Doesn't really taste or look exactly like a Quadrupel, but not too bad.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.8%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of dgilks
4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear dark amber colour with a big, fluffy, dense off-white head. Good head retention.

Burnt toffee and fried fruit aroma with notes of raisin, maple syrup, treacle and clove. Quite complex.

Very rich and complex burnt sugar and toffee aroma. Molasses, earthy hop character, more fruit and a hint of spice. This really is all about the malt and sugar and it shows that off well.

Medium-full body with moderately-high carbonation. Suitable.

I really like this unique take on the Strong Belgian style. The sugars are rich and complex, the fruit suitable and the rest of the beer nice.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

V-Twelve from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
4.02 out of 5 based on 1,370 ratings.
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