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Victory D-Town Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A richly colored ale of character... Mildly aromatic with the richness of dark, German malts to support the dryish English hops, this brown ale has both substance and character. You’ll find the subtle flavor of dark, baker’s chocolate, with it’s cocoa, nut-like taste, in this complex, but mellow ale. COMPOSITION Malts: 4 types of imported German malts Hops: British East Kent & Styrian Goldings hops Alcohol by Vol. 5.4%


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13208) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 4, 2006
(draft) Beige head atop a clear dark red-brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, caramel, cherry. Taste is medium sweet, cherry, light raspberry, caramel earthy, chocolate, faint sourness. Some roasty in the finish. Smooth light-medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11767) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a clear red-brown color with a medium creamy off-white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of toasted malts, nuts, raisin. The taste is toasted malts, chocolate, nuts, herbal hops. Medium bodied, quite drinkable. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11459) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2005
On tap at Victory. Poured a medium reddish-brown color with small off white head. Aromas and tastes of caramel, nuts, and bread. Light toffee in the tastes as well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (9982) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2005
Hazy deep brown colored with aroma of caramel malt, almonds, hops, and some cocoa. Tastes nut browny with hints of caramel, hops, and brown sugar in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (7610) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Good mix of caramel and some light roast. Mahogany pour with on head. Bittersweet finish. Tap at churchkey thanks to Gendv138.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
egajdzis (6100) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2005
Poured a reddish brown color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of nuts, caramel, and light citrus (oranges) hoppiness. Taste was nutty and buttery, caramel, light roast, with a resiny, lightly bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5967) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 10, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey during the Victory 20th anniversary event. Clear dark amber with beige head. Aromas of malt, caramel, biscuit. Tastes of malt, biscuit, caramel. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 2, 2005
Very good brown ale. A little on the sweet side with hints of chocolate, carmel and nut. Had this on tap at Victory.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2005
Draught sample at Victory. Has grassy-grainy sweet hay aroma, mild raw nuts with dry floral hops. Decent malt aroma with good bittering. Worty with bread dough. Light brown-amber clear with thin off-white slightly lacind head. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Starts with doughy bread, raisins and sweet, sour tang. Not much sweetness overall. Mild acidity throughout with nutty dry bitterness. Floral hops in finish. Ascerbic nutty after.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3657) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Pours a clear deep amber with a medium lt tan head...nice lacing. Aroma has light roastiness...almost chocolate and even coffee but very faint. Flavor has chocolate, coffee, and roasty caramely notes. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is roasty with notes of dry leaves and earthy bitterness.


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