RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Light copper in color, fresh, spicy citrus aroma. Malt is there as well, along with the typical ale fruity esters. The first taste reveals a pronounced bitterness without being harsh or biting. Malt flavor shows itself briefly, but gives way to a wonderfully fresh hop flavor followed by a pleasant, mild bitterness.

Victory Pale Ale is all about the hops. It is full of big hop flavor, aroma and bitterness, which are all supported by substantial malt character. The Victory finishes with a fresh-picked hop character on the palate that will leave your mouth watering. 5.6% ABV

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
justsayswell (285) - Kansas City, Kansas, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Pours a nice copper with a foamy head. Aroma of tropical fruit/ floral hops, clean sweet crystal malt. Mouthfeel is smooth, average carbonation. Hops are dominated by pineapple and papaya flavors, a good burst of bitterness followed by slightly sweet caramel malt. More tropical fruit and a lingering bitterness on the finish. Great effort from a small brewery.

Homer321 (5194) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Moderate pine aroma initially followed by a sweet caramel malt aroma. Taste is moderately sweet with a pine resin hop flavor and light orange and nectarine jam. Fairly balanced between malt and hop flavor but more on the malt side when compared to most pale ales by today’s standard. Still a very enjoyable and session able hoppy beer without too much bitterness or too much burnt toast malt.

jaymobrown (1845) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2015
Loved the color on this. Poured light golden with bubbles and a small white head. Hoppy and yeast nose that followed with a citrus hop profile that finished smoothly. A bit hop forward for a pale ale to my taste but good.

kaser (6382) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Orange clear with white head. Fruit and hop forward with mild bitterness. Not bad at all. Had this at Emmetts in downers grove from draft, part of a flight.

miyauchi38 (1117) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2014
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edgallow (4479) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 24, 2014
12 oz bottle pours amber with a a off white head. Aroma of pine, citrus and malts. Taste is grapefruit, malts and pine . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

bluekarma (1) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2013 does not count
Golden orange color with a white head. Great citrus hop aroma. Nice grapefruit hop flavor. medium body with good carbonation. Very balanced. Great example for the style

jmagnus87 (3302) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a slightly cloudy dark copper with minimal head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit and citrus with a strong caramel malt backbone. Taste is medium bitter. Pine and grapefruit. Medium bodied with a slick texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Overall, very solid. Ill have to seek out more from this company.

rumproasts (6035) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 24, 2013
bottle. golden with small head. really like the hops in this one. one of the best pale ales i’ve had.

Tmoney99 (14985) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy dark copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate to heavy hop bitter aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a smooth bittersweet finish of average duration. Solid drinkable brew.

ccex (1366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2013
12 oz. bottle pours a hazy orange/amber color with decent white head and lacing. Aroma has lots of orange and tropical fruits, pine resin, and caramel with a bit of grass and bread. Body is medium with average carbonation and an oily mouthfeel. A solid, easily drinkable pale ale which I’ll gladly try again.

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