PapaSkeetSkeet (1007) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JUN 1, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light amber, average carbonation. Aroma/flavor are full of citrus up front with a light caramel touch. Aftertaste is a light and mild lingering bitterness that is slightly grassy as opposed to citrusy or floral, making it rather pleasant and drinkable as a flavorful session ale.
agl108 (1005) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at Sharp Edge Brasserie. Poured light orange. Grassy, floral flavor. Crisp and sessionable.
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2013
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pint on tap. Straw-colored clear beer, persistent small head and decent lacing. OK smell, nothing too special, a little "rough". Overrated taste. Basic pale ale, nothing too fancy. Bitter, a little hop oil, kind of pleasant. Nothing bad in it , it’s got a light palate for a pale ale. Pretty good.
SG111 (1004) - New York, USA - MAY 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Best by 12/17/14, so this is quite old, oh well. Pours slightly hazy orange golden honey color, white head. Aroma is lots of citrus notes; orange, lemon, sort of floral resinous pine character as well, Flavor is still got quite a bit of a hop kick for such an old beer. Slightly glassy bottle taste to it, but otherwise, held up really well. Citrus hops, biscuit malt backbone. Very solid. Very solid APA.
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Clear amber with 2 finger thick white/ivory head.
Aroma: Lychee, mango, grapefruit, resinous, musky, peppery, bread/biscuit, chemical.
Taste: Medium bitterness, low sweetness, low sourness, medium saltiness.
Palate: Thick coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, dry lingering bitter, peppery, salty, malty, slightly fruity finish.
Comments: Tasty and glass lace. Rating is for bottled version 5.1% ABV.
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Solid Pale ale. Thick body. Good malts base under the hop flavors. Very solid drink.
nathan30533 (991) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great pale ale. Good forming head and great colored ale. Love the taste of the bitter hops. Crisp.
rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JUN 9, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz bottle into a pint glass.
Pours a slightly hazy medium copper with a thick 1.5 finger off-white head. Really good head retention.
Aroma is full of citrus hops backed up by a little bit of malt underneath. Hops really overpower everything, though and are very inviting.
The flavor really pulls the malt and hops together with lots of citrus up front carried by some toasted caramel underneath. A little bready malt as well. Bitterness ends up being on the light to moderate side and I really wish there was a little more malt. The beer finishes relatively clean and slightly sticky.
Overall, another great beer from Victory. A great summer beer and one that is highly sessionable.
WVHouseofBeer (985) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark orange color with a decent sized off-white head that leaves some lacing. Really nice pine and citrus aromas. Flavors are not as strong as the aromas but consist of the same, along with caramel malt. Mouthfeel is a bit light and watery with a bitter finish. Overall a very good APA, but not one of the best.
jmm635 (978) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours light orange, very clear and very still. Nice refreshing aroma of hops, grass, and some biscuit notes. Flavor is mostly bitter with a finish even more so. Pretty refreshing, although quite has some dry qualities.