Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Victory Brewing Company - DowningtownVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown
BA SCORE
76%
Liked Their Beers
3.83 w/ 64,073 ratings
Victory Brewing Company - DowningtownVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

420 Acorn Lane
Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 19335
United States

(610) 873-0881 | map
victorybeer.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
160
Reviews:
21,646
Ratings:
64,073
Liked:
48,718
Average:
3.83/5
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PLACE STATS
BA Score:
91.6%
Reviews:
243
Ratings:
549
Liked:
503
Avg:
4.31/5
pDev:
11.37%
 
 
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Ratings: 549 |  Reviews: 243
Photo of Shandycan
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

I'm fortunate enough to live nearby to the brewpub (and new brewery location as well!) and have seen it undergo several transformations over the years. However, regardless the look, the quality is a constant. Although the Downingtown location is a bit tricky to find and the parking can be a nightmare (it shares the location with several companies), it's well worth visiting!

Always a great taplist with brewpub only treats, and the growler filling system is pressurized and second to none! From the food perspective, you can never go wrong with the following:
Taco Mondays, trice fries, the wings, fish and chips, the jerk grinder, or the Heartland pizza (assumes they'll stay on the menu, always take a peek though!)

What more can I say? You should probably visit here when you're in the area...

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Photo of imhoudinibitch
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of bcsbeer
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of rcbuckman
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of IAMTEAMPONY
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of Barnsley
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of grahamboudreaux
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of gopens44
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

What an awesome place. Bustling (for a Sunday afternoon) with families and non families alike. Plenty of seating but still had a short wait for a table (not complaining, just pointing out the popularity). Seated by a friendly server and immediately informed of what was rolling off the tap line. Brought my son with me so I just had a sample of something that I'd get a growler fill of. Food was excellent, everything was enjoyable. If you are passing through or in the area, please take the time to drop in. If you are doing a brewery tour of eastern PA, this place has got to be on your list.

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Photo of JandJMD
3.36/5  rDev -22%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Made a stop here on a Friday afternoon/evening after hitting Troegs and Stoudts.

A nice bar and a good selection of Victory beers, but I got the feel more of a chain restaurant that happens to carry exclusively Victory beers than a brewery with a bar/restaurant attached. It felt a lot like the satellite Dogfish brewpubs. The bar service was good, but nothing great. A lot like any bar on a Friday evening. Beers are good and you'll get more Victory than you'll normally find in most places obviously. Nothing in the place led you to believe you were at the brewery and the gift shop was pretty small. Enjoyed it, but wouldn't go out of the way to get back.

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Photo of TR_Severance
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of CreedeSon
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of JohneHoodlum
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Mcballz13
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of ububru
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of johnhkelm
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of dmk91
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of seanchai
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of david18
2.75/5  rDev -36.2%

Photo of ChipMurray
4.55/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I had an incredible afternoon and evening at Victory. Very busy, but the staff is very attentive and helpful. The tap selection is incredibly diverse with firstrate beer, and offers something for everyone's taste.
I enjoyed the food I was served (Fish and Chips), and ogled what others at the bar ordered. It all looked and smelled delicious.
A large, spacious old building, well converted to new use for the brewery and pub. A very pleasant atmosphere. A small store space, but well stocked.
I can't wait to go back again soon. Victory does it right.

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Photo of d_gaff
4.26/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Pros-

Since moving to the area, this has been a go-to place for me and my family. The atmosphere is perfect, especially for those with young ones looking to have a night out without the worry of bothering the table next/across from you. The food is great but, the beer is better.

Cons-

Attempting to go on a Saturday evening can result in quite the crowded and long wait for a table. The bar will certainly be crowded and can be difficult to order a beer for your wait. The parking lot also reaches its maximum capacity fairly quickly. Although these are inconveniences, I do like that the business is doing well.

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Photo of DirDirDIrty
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown in Downingtown, PA
Brewery rating: 76% out of 100 with 64,073 ratings
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