Sommerbock | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by thecheapies on 09-21-2013

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of touchmeimsac
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Victory : Sommerbock

Growler courtesy of SmoothNCrisp and God's Brother.

LOOK: Pours a clear pale yellow. White head forms and subsides to a halo lasting the duration of the drinking experience.

SMELL: Bready yeast and flowery hops. Lager yeast is also there with a clean crackery aroma.

TASTE: Ultra clean German pale malts are strong in the flavor, with a light toffee flavor. Hops are leafy and tea like with a mild spiciness to them. Clean lager with small hops and sweet pale malts.

FEEL: Medium bodied, well carbonated brew. Drinks effortlessly and smoothly. Perfect level of carbonation.

OVERALL: A solid golden bock that tastes very much like its German brethren. Quite enjoyable.

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Photo of RobertColianni
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of IPAchris
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of mikefuski17
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of bigfnjoe
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of mquinn919
5/5  rDev +34.4%

Photo of Oakenator
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of thecheapies
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden color. Great clarity, however, the lack of a good head falters the appearance.

Sweet lager nose with cereal grains and a floral hop presence. Hints of musty citrus and some butteriness. Pale and sweet-smelling.

Nice. Reminds me of Glissade. Floral hops and creamy malts with herbal citrus notes and flowery tones. Some corn notes. Summery, maybe. A spring bock, for sure. Late bitterness blends with grainy notes to balance things out. Tasty.

Okay, for smoothness. I like the slight gruff carb touch, but the body is harmonious.

A good bock. Would grab a sixer of.

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Sommerbock from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
3.72 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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