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CBC Melon Session Ale | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Stinkypuss on 04-21-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this on tap at the Bermuda for 4 bucks for the pint.

A - Pours a very light amber brown with a 1/2 inch of sticky white head. Clear sign its very hoppy with a nice layer of lacing each sip.
S - Not as crazy hopped as the DIPA I had but it's on par with every other session IPA I had.
T - Very good the pale malts do mesh well with the hops as vivid as they are really never become very bitter. Finish is crisp.
M - Light to medium, on par with the session style.

Overall I would say Victory did pretty well with this catergory but I still think Lagunitas has the best hoppy session in my opinion. Went well with the stuffed Jalapeño's I had.

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3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale golden yellow. White frothy head leaves a sheet of lace. Aroma of zesty herb, grapefruit, mild floral. In the taste, solid bitterness, a bit of grapefruit, grass and lemon. The hops are complimented by a pale, biscuity malt profile. Lighter bodied with a good level of carbonation, finishes a bit loose. Overall, this is a good beer, and highlights the hops well.

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CBC Melon Session Ale from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.8 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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