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Victoria Bitter (VB) | Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

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Victoria Bitter (VB)Victoria Bitter (VB)

Brewed by:
Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by dwarbi on 02-16-2002

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Ratings: 326 |  Reviews: 148
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5/5  rDev +107.5%

Photo of Connorarnott
5/5  rDev +107.5%

The iconic bottle makes for a history rich pour every time with gentle aromas oozing from the perfectly formed head. Though bitters can often be deemed harsh the subtleties, or nuances if you will, of the expertly engineered mixture of A grade barley and top notch hops really elevate this delightful beer to the next level. I recommend the immediate consumption of this product to anybody with a love for fine beer.

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Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
2.75/5  rDev +14.1%

Review: Bottle of VB beer, 4.9%ABV

Australia’s famous VB with its iconic brown stubby, and the famous aftertaste, great while watching the footie and cricket!

Pours an dark golden color, clear, topped with a thin white head with medium retention, and a little lacing left in the glass.

The aroma is mostly of faint grains, sweet malts and low hops. Sweet malty taste, there is a strong taste of creamy bitterness at the end which I guess is where the "bitter" comes into the equation.

Have to say the sour aftertaste did grow on me, wasnt sure at the start but got to like it in the end.

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2.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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2/5  rDev -17%

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1.92/5  rDev -20.3%

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2/5  rDev -17%

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3.5/5  rDev +45.2%

Not what you expect from a bitter at all. There is nothing remarkable about its body or flavor but very easy and comfortable to drink. Initially, I had to get past my bitter preconceptions to realize I just enjoy the moreish taste and crispness of this beer. No lingering pallet and a great warm weather beer.

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2.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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2/5  rDev -17%

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Victoria Bitter (VB) from Carlton & United Breweries, Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.41 out of 5 with 326 ratings
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