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RATINGS: 2230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: 2 row German pale malt; Czech Saaz, German Northern Brewer hops.
Heaps o’ hops are hiding under the full, frothy head of this elegant Pils. All German malt subtleties linger beneath a long dry finish of this classy quencher. One of Michael Jackson’s 500 Classic Brews


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewEd (182) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2003
Excellent Pilsner; these guys at Victory really know their stuff. Strong hops and a nice malt follow.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - JUN 28, 2003
Nice golden color with a slight haze to it.small white head that faded very quickly leaving a slight lacing on the side of the glass.Malty,fruity aroma with a pretty decent hop presence.There is also an almost off aroma there as well hard to describe it,but it isn't the most pleasant.The flavor was great Mildly malty semi-sweet with a very strong hop presence,a mild lemony taste as well in this brew with the after taste being mostly bitter hops but a harsh bitterness but a quite pleasant one instead,with the brew finishing off with a semi-dry feel.IMO this is one hell of a good pils,probably the best I've ever had.Thnaks to Wawood for sending this bad boy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8017) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2013 sometimes clean and brilliant, sometimes musty and fusel and sloppy. but decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2003
Good pilsner. Sufficient maltiness, with pronounced hops, but certainly not too bitter or over the top. Has the classic pilsner smell to it. Sadly, it is a pilsner and is probably incapable of getting a high rating from me.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2003
This was a very good pilsener. The taste was full of hops and refreshing, and this is definitely a beer I will try again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2003
This was a little more then average pilsner due to its bigger bite and flavor. Color was a cloudy yellow, no head, just some light fizzy bubbles on the top. Light minimal lacing in spots. Smell was a bit bitter from a fresh hop and some sweet maltyness. You could tell it was gonna have some bite just from the smell. Which it had, some favorable hop bite and bitterness, not bad, could've been smoother for a pilsner. I liked it more as it went along. Its a pretty decent pilsner and quite drinkable. The bite is right, but a little much for a pilsner in my book.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - JUN 12, 2003
Clear golden color with a thick white head. The aroma was strong...pepper, hops, sweat sock, herbs, flowers. The flavor was equally substantial...pepper, tons of hops...cigarette ashes, herbs. Crisp, tight feel...dry finish. This is certainly the best pilsner I've ever had...or could ever imagine.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
winterlager (101) - Orchard Park, New York, USA - JUN 2, 2003
This is a very good pilsner...clean and crisp. Nice golden color with lots and lots of hops!! Yet again another wonderfully crafted beer from Victory! Keep the Victory beers coming!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4433) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUN 2, 2003
Very strong aroma of hops. Gold and cloudy like a wheat beer. Crisp bitter taste with lots of hops and some clove. Thin. I like a pilsener, but I can't find what everyone is enjoying so much in this beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guzzler67 (1501) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 29, 2003
Straw colored with fresh hop aroma. Clean, bitter refreshing taste. Hop heaven. Strikingly good pilsner.


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