chicowv (476) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle: Pours a light orange with a small white head. CO2 release is decent and lasts throughout. Taste is bitter with a nice grapefruit citrus flavor. Nice and balanced and an easy drinker. The palate is smooth, bitter and a bit oily. Very nice Pale, bordering on an IPA or a bitter.
RayOhm (474) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2011
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
poured clear amber with a nice frothy head. sweet hop aroma. faint hop flavour with citrus. my bottle said it expired in August so maybe it was a older bottle, still a very good APA
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2011
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a deep golden color with foamy white head. Aroma of grassy hops. Flavor was deep and balanced with sweet malts and earthy, citrus hops. Very well done pale ale, refreshing and easy drinking.
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - AUG 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear golden amber with a scant head of bone white foam that fell fast to a cap and ring. Left nice lace and constantly refreshed. In the right light has an orange hue.
Nose is out of this world. Citrus, lemon and orange with apple behind that. Light malt sweetness, grains and light bread. Generous spice, sweetly floral and herbal.
Taste follows the nose all the way. Citrus twang greets you first followed by a light sweet malt. Cereal grains carry it to the back with an earthly presence and a healthy helping of spice to tingle on the tongue. Ample carbonation lightens the body. Mouthfeel is sticky, creamy, crisp and light. The apple is sweet and tart like a good apple should be. Lingers whole in the aftertaste with no one characteristic able to be separated from the others. Terrific balance and the aftertaste has a slight mineral quality.
This is one of the best pale ales you will have. It’s refreshing, it’s delicious, it’s well made and you want to have it always in your refrigerator. It’s confident and brisk.
aleigator (470) - GERMANY - SEP 12, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Decent bubbly head, while the color has a golden yellow color.
Aromas of the fruitiest orange blossom and bright lemon, balanced by biscuits and bready, sweeter malts. The nose anticipates an IPA with a dominant malt base, which will be as important as the hops in the beer.
Begins with bready malts, moderate carbonation and toffeeish hints, which add a subtle sweetness to the beer. Orange and Papaya flavors come up in a gentle, enjoyable way, with just a little bitterness. Sweetness fades on the finish as sticky, bitter resins emerge and linger together with the tropical fruitiness. The palate is light bodied and well balanced between a present maltiness and fruity, mellow hop flavors.
Garbageman (467) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
From tap. Pours a amber/ orange color with a haze. Small head. Aroma was musty with a hint of spice and orange. Taste follows and is mild in the palate and finishes clean.
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - APR 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft pours a golden color fair head tastes smells of hay lemon citrus hops bit spicey bit from the hops. Over all crisp not bad not great seems might be good on hot afternoon cook out or paired with salmon dish.
Brewbie (462) - New York, USA - JUN 28, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle. cloudy gold fluffy white head. caramel sweet aroma. pine. piney hops taste, light. sweet caramel malt. well balanced. nice beer
mribm (458) - Ocala, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not one of my favorite offerings from Victory. It was way too hoppy for a pale ale. The only thing pale about this was the ABV.
msojka (457) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour is a clear golden color with a small white head, rather lively carbonation. Nose is of light fruits mostly. Taste is similar, light hops and fruits throughout, no bitter bite anywhere which is nice.