Victory Saphir Pils
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scouser (326) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Pours a nice gold colour with a little white head and lacing. Earthy, belgiumy aroma, with citrus tones, even hints of lavender. Begins malty, has a floral citrus hop in the middle, again hints of lavender. finishes dry almost nutty. I like this beer a lot. Nice easy drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
callmemickey (4115) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2011
A: Clear golden-orange, moderate white head good lacing S: Nice european floral hops, light citrus notes.. T: Floral hops come through at the beginning, good citrus hints... nicely balanced with the malt base M: Smooth, crisp, light bite at the finish. Medium-light body. O: Easy drinking. I prefer the Saphir pills over the Hallertau pils. Nice addition to the lineup at Victory

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 8, 2009
Draft at Bottleworks. Something odd about this beer. Nose has something earthy or fecal to it. Not entirely pleasant. otherwise much as expected, earthy, spicy, above-average hoppiness, round, classic, slightly butery palate. Okay, not as exceptional as I had expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3723) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Blonde, crisp carbonation, spritely with a light, lacey head. Neutral hoppy, on the floaral side. European hop flavor, bittered honey. Crisp, refreshing, generally not my style, but another well-crafted, commendable pilsener from Victory.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boto (2041) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Draught @ Victory: This one pours a fairly clear, golden color. There was a large white head on it that left some lacing. The aroma is good. It was grassy, floral and had some faint pine notes. The taste starts out a touch fruit but not sweet. Then the dryness takes over. A nice bitter finish, with a hint of pine. A very good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3365) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2009
Tap at Brewpub today. Pours golden yellow with a bright white ring. Nose has a touch of hops. Taste is hoppy, smooth and pungent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JAXSON (535) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2009 On tap at the brewpub. Second best beer of the night after another pilsener that is unamed in the database here. Fresh, grassy aroma. Strikingly clean and mellow body, with a fresh hoppy twang, clean citrus fruits like lemon and orange are in the mix somewhere. Exceptionally balanced and delicious. The hoppier of the two pilseners I sampled tonight at Victory.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2009
Brewed in the USA....... Pours a golden color with a nice medium foamy white head. Aroma of lemons, straw and hops. The taste has some floral notes, a hint of grass, lemons and malts. The mouthfeel is wonderful, crisp clean and extremely refreshing. This is the best pilsener that i’ve had so far. Another fantastic job from the crew at Victory.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond (7142) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Draft at Brewpub. Pours a clear yellow gold body. Aroma is pleasant. Taste is very good. refreshing and smooth start with bitter, but tasteful finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2009 On tap at brewpub. The star of the show. An absolutely perfect pils. Notes of hay and lemon. A smooth brew that brings new meaning to the term drinkability. Finishes dry, leaving you wanting more. So upset that the brewery does not allow growler fills of this!!

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