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RATINGS: 2430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Jacksons 500 Classic Brews

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2005 I suppose this is very good for a pilsner. Its hard for me to consider this very good. Theres something thats missing, that you might find in a Belgian. This pours a pale golden/yellow clear color with a medium white head. Nice grass, straw, malty aroma. Good grassy natural pilsener flavor. I drank one straight from the bottle also and it was very good. Smooth, nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (4328) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 21, 2004
Pours a nice gold color. Nice malty aroma. Flavor is nice and hoppy with some malts coming through. A very nice Pils. Probably the best this side of the Atlantic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sancho (245) - Da Bronx, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2004
bottle from pioneer 74th street NYC, Nice Golden color smells like it looks ,slight hops,.Very easy to drink clean and smooth,Good one a

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rogueman (19) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 17, 2004
I am not a pilsner man, but had to try it. Not bad for a pils. Really smooth, with a good aroma and good lacing, but as expected, lacks in body and complexity. Worth trying on a hot summer day. Possibly after mowing the lawn.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Probiere (992) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2004
Yes, I like it. I like it a lot. Mouthfeel is spectacular--soft, round, like a pillow. Good head. Bitterness perfectly balanced with oh so subtle malts. Oh I like it. I like it a lot.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - AUG 16, 2004
The highest ranked pilsener, so I was quite anxious to try it. And man, I wasnt dissapointed!!! Clear golden beer with a foamy white head, looks like the typical pilsener! The aroma on the other hand has some nice bitter hoppy and slighly cheesy tones. The flavor is surprisingly sweet with lots of hops and a good bitterness in the end. Also some fruity notes in there. Soft mouthfull. This is an excellent pilsener, I wish more breweries would make pilseners like this!!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerAteHer (384) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2004
Tonight I picked up a couple bottles of this simply because my local liquor store had it in the overstock clearance section for $0.49 each. I expected to end up with cheap, stale beer to chug down after a hard days work - but instead found an amazingly powerful, fresh brew with some astounding properties. Victory Prima pours very well and has just the right amount of carbonation and a quite cloudy golden hue, rather like a wheat beer with somewhat more of a golden tinge. Interestingly, one thing my sample didnt exhibit was the prominent head mentioned in other reviews (it was weak, almost nonexistent in fact) - one of the few downsights for this rating. The aroma is out of this world. The flavor is _intensely_ floral with hints of honey and spiciness, especially cinnamon and rose. In the end, what most sets this beer apart is the deep, long-lasting, intense aftertaste. I'm standing in the strawberry patch with Sally, and its no exaggeration to say it has the best aftertaste of ANY light-colored beer Ive ever tasted. In fact, this is the best self-styled American Pilsener Ive ever had, yet perhaps it would be better termed an Alsatian style beer, as this is much more like Fischer Bitter or Fischer La Belle than Pilsner Urquell. The final step is to run back to the liquor store tomorrow and snatch up the rest of those $0.49 cent bottles!

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerlover82 (240) - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2004
Deep-yellow to light-golden with small head and lacing. Aroma of malt, hops and sweetness. Medium-bodied, nicely hopped with dry hop taste and maltiness on the side. Crisp with minimal carbonation and very refreshing. An excellent beer for the summer and a very good pilsner.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Boutip (6267) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 4, 2004
Bottle: Poured a clear golden colored beer with almost no head. Carbonation is really weak which seems to be a problem with some of the Victory that I had lately. Aroma is quite subtle has I would expect of a pils but the taste is way too sweet for a pils. Im guessing they put too much of cascade hops in this. There is some way better pils out there.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cstuartj (1020) - Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Wow I dont get this beer at all. Pours Pee yellow in the glass. Very little head to it. Nose is very weak, coming off overly sweet. Attack is dominated by the taste of water. Finish is bitter and and unbalanced. Maybe I just got a bad one?


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