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Brewed by Carlton & United Breweries (CUB)
Style: Pale Lager
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.9   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Victoria Bitter has been Australia’s favorite full strength beer brand for many years. VB, as it is widely known, was launched in the 1890s and since then has developed a reputation as a great beer with a tradition of rewarding Australians who work and play hard.

The alcohol percentage went down from 4.8% to 4.6% in 2009.


0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2004
12 oz bottle, snifter. Dough and ass aromas. Urine colored. Lightly sweet throughout with a very grain aftertaste. Light body, watery texture, lively carbonation. The bottom line is: why do dogs like there asses?

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2004
Golden color with a white head. The taste is earthy watery with notes of fungus and uglyness. Boring as h...

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Spanner (60) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - FEB 3, 2004
If you don't like this then your probably a toff anyway. What more can be said about the institution that is VB? As Aussie as a Lamington and as about as tasty. Good free beer. Spanner.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichardGretton (4277) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2004
Relatively flat looking bitter with a reasonably hopped aroma, and a lightly hopped flavour. Overall a basic lager.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
BeerFiend (7) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 13, 2004 does not count
Not even all the fuzzy nights this gave me as a teen could wipe out the bad memories of actually drinking it.Only drink in an extreme emergency or if you're keen on being polite when offered a Visitor's Beer

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mattandmaney (4) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2004 does not count
VB is a bland but good to drink when watching the cricket with mates or Aussie rules footy just a relaxing beer

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sanchex (224) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2003
Somewhat reminiscent of a Canadian macrobrew. Nothing complex but somewhat easy drinking if it's ice cold.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
inenigma (10) - sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2003
Completely lacking in everything and anything. Bland, no hop presence and a definite chemical aftertaste. Not really woth being rated...

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BeerJohn (10) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2003
Bland. Cheap highly drinkable beer. Lacks unique character and flavours. One of last choice options.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Trogdor (196) - Cairns, AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2003
horrible beer, drink as cold as possible if you must drink it at all, terrible hop and malt flavours make for a terrible beer, cheap rubbish


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