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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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!


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Draught at Blind Tiger. Pours dark clear amber. The taste of alcohol is strong here and definitely strong malts, smoke and toasted caramel. A decent beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reberiii (302) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2014
This is a well rounded beer. Slight smoke, nice deep red pour from draft. Nice malt backbone.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsandman (186) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
On tap @ Top Hops NYC. Pours a hazy brown with tan head. Aroma of dark malt, light smoke, ash, light caramel. Flavor has notes of mostly the same, smoked wood, deep malt, caramel. Mostly toasted malt start to finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (752) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2014
On tap at brewpub. Amber pour with white head. Smoke, caramel, citrus, pine. Medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied. Light crispness. A little sticky. I liked this quite a bit more than I expected to.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Draft at Good Beer NYC. Pours brown with a khaki head. Doesn’t leave much lacing. Lots of caramel on the nose and tongue. Hides it’s alcohol fairly well. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttroha (232) - Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Tap at Maltitude. Clear brown with thin white head. Aroma of roasted coffee and malt. Taste of roast, coffee and malt. Medium bodied. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
retinadoc (120) - - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Very satisfying. Hoppy aroma, average carbonation. Well balanced mouthfeel; good but not overwhelming hop flavors. Slightly bitter finish. Very drinkable; belies its high ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2191) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2014
caramel sweetness and a bit of syrup this brew is good in roasty malt flavor and aroma. a bit of flower and ivy with citrus hop for measure. some red fruitiness not overdone and still very traditional in style. good stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
bottle--aroma is roasted malt,faint floral hop taste--,carmel toffee notes, roasted dark malts. Some sweetness, dark fruit as well. I really like this style, this brew is right on target.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keanex (1379) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: The body is crystal clear with a beautiful copper hue. The head is tan with a decent size, but rather poor retention.
Aroma: Burnt caramel comes to mind first with a hint of fruit that I can not pinpoint.
Taste: Taste of burnt malts is throughout with caramel, and fruity notes that get stronger by the finish of either red apple or raspberry. The finish is quick and dry.
Palate: Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.
Overall: This is decent, but the burnt flavors overpower the rest.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2013
From tap at City Tap House. Pours cloudy orange to amber with a fully gone head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Mild bitter, toasted malty and slight caramelish. Lingering roasted malty finish.


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