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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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From the tradition started by the monks of St. Francis of Paula in 1634 comes this warming beer of rich heritage. A dark, rich lager of sublime complexity and character, St. Victorious is created from multiple German malts. Laborious decoction mashing yields the choicest elements of the malt. Long, cold aging mellows the strong temperament of this subtle beer. Celebrate the end of winter with a warming draft of St. Victorious Doppelbock!


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joebudzjoe (667) - Connecticut, USA - APR 6, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2011 Draft @ Coalhouse Pizza in Stamford, CT. This is a really nice blended Doppelbock with a smooth, creamy finish with notes of wood, cherry and leather. The ABV is masked well, as the body is medium.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (649) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Amber pour with a medium head. Aroma of malts, some candied fruit. Flavor was sweet, with a weird sort of aftertaste, kind of sugary.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (4519) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2011
12 oz bottle. Poured into a mug. A somewhat clear amber in color. Medium carbonation. Sweet malt in the nose, lots of malt in the taste. A very light hop in the finish. Body is much thinner then the German varieties. A good beer by a American brewery however, not as superior as the true German brews of the style. You do not taste the alcohol as it states that it is 7.9% ABV.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LiteWait (267) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Victory-- 12 oz bottle. Poured into a mug. A somewhat clear amber in color. Medium carbonation. Sweet malt in the nose, lots of malt in the taste. A very light hop in the finish. Body is much thinner then the German varieties. A good beer by a American brewery however, not as superior as the true German brews of the style. You do not taste the alcohol as it states that it is 7.9% ABV. Given to me by Airforcehops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewski519 (644) - Morrisville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark oak color with a nice thick off white head. Aroma has molasses, some caramel, and tons of malts. Flavors are also mostly malt: sweet with hints of molasses and some spice. Full bodied and a very tasty brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2436) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear garnet brown glowing with a smaller fine off-white head, looks great. Aroma is nicely rich munich and vienna malt, bit of oxidation in there, some fading hops, very nice. Flavor follows, really really nice, but again maybe a bit too hoppy, fantastic rich German malt flavor, love the richness, like cinnamon, some crystal flavor, really lacks a bit of mouthfeel, maybe too clean? Medium bodied, smooth glassy feel, lighter carbonation, maybe could use a bit of grittiness, but really easy drinking, nails that 8%, I’m not complaining it’s very good.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coolfunnj (323) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2011
isnt that a great description by the way haha..a maple and honey aroma quite strong and strangely pleasant too..nice clear red with a brown tinge..foamy off white head plenty of lacing..tatse is sweet and fruity and complex..plums amybe prunes raisins vanilla spicinessand roasty malts..strong and flavor ful..full body and texture a bit oily and sticky overall a nice maltbomb from a brewery that basically specializes in hop bombs

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SBor02 (67) - Delaware, USA - MAR 12, 2011
This beer pours a rich deep red with khaki colored thick head. There is a sweet toffee and mild chocolate aroma under the head that blends nicely. This beer is mild in sweetness and bitterness which makes it very mellow and enjoyable. A nice warmth from the alcohol comes through at the end with a silky smooth mouthfeel. This beer is a real joy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9446) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Sample at Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen in Crystal Lake, IL. The beer is a reddish-brown color with a medium thin tan head that dissipates slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet malt and toffee plus some fruit. Medium body with flavors of malt, dark fruit and a touch of hops. The finish is sweet with a lingering dark fruity aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2011
On tap at Holy Smoke. Pours a clear caramel color with a thin white head. Light caramel, toast. Medium bodied, caramel and toast and a nice light sweetness. Gentle toast, soft finish, toast, caramel, and a gentle bitterness. Very nice session beer.


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