Victory Abbey 5
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9307) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Draft at the Woodward Theater. Pours a cloudy orange color with a small lasting off-white head. Notes of caramel, hay, toast, esters, nuts, dry grains, and dry leaves. Light-medium bodied, with soft medium carboantion and a malty, toasty, smooth, dry mouthfeel. Really nice simple toasty malt-forward Belgian ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
commonmac (1028) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Tap at Muddy Pig. Pint glass. Aroma of malt, over ripened fruit, mild syrup. Not the best smell in all honesty. Light orange in color. Taste is heavy on malt with a near smoked taste that was not expected. Not a lot going on in terms pallete or flavor. I know this is supposed to be restrained but I think they did it to a fault. Good, not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (9483) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Tap at Town Hall Lanes. Slightly murky orange-amber pour with a small frothy head. Toffee, soft yeast, and soft dark fruit aroma. Palate is a bit thin. Flavor is pretty restrained.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2899) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Good stuff. On tap at tap and mallet tap takeover. Yeast dominated nose. Clear dark gold. Nice body in the palate. Bread and citrus in taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16635) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Tap at Victory, Downington, 27/11/13. Clear golden amber with a moderate off white swirl. Nose is toffee, sugars, Belgian yeast notes, dark fruit, pinch of spice, brown sugars. Taste comprises bready malt, dark toffee, spice, cloves, yeast esters, dark fruits.Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry fruity closure. So so Belgian affair, drinkable but a one trick pony.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1315) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2013
On draft from Downingtown. A nice belgian. Dark fruits and alcohol flavors. Modest, enjoyable, and sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
callmemickey (4216) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Copper colored body, medium sized white head, spotty lacing. Caramel, yeasty esters including stonefruits and banana, light grainy malts. Medium bodied, gentle carbonation, semi-sweet finish. Simple representative of the style--nothing off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (888) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2013
On tap at brewpub. Copper pour with soapy white head. Bubblegum, caramel, banana, cloves, citrus. Moderately sweet. Lightly bitter. Light body with mild carbonation. A little astringent. Better than I expected.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
emacgee (4593) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Soft and clean copper golden pour with an off white head. Rusty/light iron notes in the nose with some tossed grain, smell like a dunkwlweisse to me. That burnt popcorn note... same goes for flavor. Belgian yeast got a little weird. Some light fruity notes. Medium light body and a soft finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 17, 2010
Not a great beer at all, not terrible, I wouldnt buy it again. I was expecting substantially more. tasted like a second runnings of Victory V12. sweet, thin, boring.

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