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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Citrus and floral aromas mingle with spice in this single hopped pilsner. Flavors of bread and grain are balanced with a pleasant bitterness, finishing with crisp and mildly spicy notes.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21166) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Draft at City Tap House during Savor Week. Clear golden yellow color. Aroma of herbal hay. Taste is lager and herbs. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2008
On tap at Victory. Poured a medium and clear goden color wth a small sized white head. Aromas of straw, grass, floral, and citrus. Tastes of floral, citrus, grains, and light spices.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9857) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Draft at DRE. Pours gold with white head. Nose is lemongrassy Saazy hops, grainy malt. Very hoppy nose. Tastes pale malty, with a pronounced Saazy hop, lemongrassy, white peppery, and grainy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond (7402) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Draft at Brewpub. Pours a clear yellow gold body. Aroma is pleasant. Taste is very good. refreshing and smooth start with bitter, but tasteful finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (7350) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 1, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2016 Light noble hops and some grain. Light crisp finish. Golden pour with ok head and lacing. Not bad for style. Tap at city tap house.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (6062) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2008
Poured a lightly hazy golden color with a small, creamy, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of straw, grass, toasted dough, citrus fruits, skunk, and a bit of floral hoppiness. Taste of more toast, toffee, citrus fruits, lemongrass, toffee, and light bitterness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (5700) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 2, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at City Tap House during the SAVOR Week event. Clear pale yellow with off-white head. Aromas of malt, wheat. Tastes of corn, wheat, malt. Light body with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (5585) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Tap at pour house, Clearish gold shade, well carbonated, nice malt grain and light flower hop. A touch bitter, really balanced and well done crisp Pilsner. Victory needs to make more of this and less of their hoppy offerings.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Half Liter at Victory. Pours a nice clear gold with good carbonation and a great lasting pure white head- great lace. Aroma is a great balance between fresh doughy pils malts (a bit more malt than prima, hallertauer, tettnang, harvest, or any of their other pilsners) with a great herbal and lightly floral hop kick- extremely fresh and very pronounced spicy hop character all around. Flavor has more doughiness, tons of fresh pilsner malt, good backbone for the hops- spicy, lightly herbal and floral just beautifully fresh. Ridiculously crisp finish with lingering fresh bread, and a great hop bite which isn’t too assertive. Excellent pilsner from Victory- might be my new favorite from them.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2008
Draught at the Brewery: Aroma of hops, pine, fruit, and wheat. Poured gold in color with a small white head. Slightly sparkling. Clear. Flavor was light to medium bitter. Tastes of hops, citrus, wheat, lemon, lemongrass, and some pepper. Light to medium body. Chalky texture. Average carbonation. Citrus hop finish.


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