RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Previously known as All Malt Lager (Helles) & V Lager

There was a time when all beer tasted this good. Back when immigrant Brewmasters turned fresh malts and hops into liquid gold. Before big business lessened our precious beer with corn and rice. Having trained in Germany, we thirst for better beer. So, we brew better beer like this crisp, golden, helles-style lager. Brewed with patience from quality German malts and hops, it is a Victory for Your Taste!

Malt: Imported 2 row German malts

Hops: Whole flower German hops

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2005
This bottle was a dissappointment, for me. Victory is usually a great to excellent brew. This was better then the mass produced stuff, but lacking all around.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomhenderson (166) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2005
Draft at Mellow Mushrooms Victory tasting party. Tight white head atop a beautifully clear yellow beer. Other than that, I found it to be somewhat "basic." Not bad at all; just little character for a Victory brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
haddon90 (1630) - Newport Beach, California, USA - JUL 11, 2005
Bottle. Clear yellow pour with a thin white head. Kind of sweet, some malt, and other aromas i couldnt identify. Smooth taste. Not much action though. Definitely doesnt live up to the other Victory brews.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
theacelatrain (262) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 7, 2005
Bottle. Pours clear yellow with short-lived carbonated white head. Somewhat offensive nose of sweetness and corn. Light flavors of bready malts, apples, and more and more corn as it warms up. Tastes like cheap German beer, especially disappointing considering Victorys track record.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2005
Clear and bright gold with rising, champagne-like bubbles. Crisp up front; sweet, soft and chewy in the finish. Sugary grains, cereal and a pinch of creamed corn. Gentle notes of fruit, such as pear and white grapes. Mild, flowery bitterness seemed to round things out pretty well. Pleasant beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2653) - California, USA - JUN 25, 2005
I sure hope this is the right one. Its called Victory Lager, nothing else. Victory brewing obviously. The label is different, so Im skeptical. Anyway... Bottle: Best by November 9, 2004. Great. Aroma is fairly offensive, smells expired. Pours extremely pale body with little head - another sign of expiring. Flavor is basic and not enjoyable. A newer bottle would have rendered higher scores. Oh well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2005
06.23.05 12oz bottle Super pale yellow with thin white head. Looks like Bud Light with just as much carbonation. Aromas are cookie dough and corn flakes, hints of almond and baby vomit. Very, very, very bland beer reminds only of soggy breakfast cereal. Nothing on finish to clean it up save a few vagrant bubbles. Blech.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pobenohne (504) - Northern Liberties, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2005
Bottle; variety of victorys sampler case. Full bodied, aromatic, malty lager in classic german style. Not a fan of this style - rather a pilsener or pale ale for everyday drinking.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sammy (11487) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 4, 2005
mediocre malty lager. But of head, something people watching a hockey game would down without thinking, or tasting. Malty, significant carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13580) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2005
(12oz bottle, best by 8/7/05) Clear straw body topped by medium white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma is medium sweet, grassy, some bread. Taste is medium sweet, bread, grassy, some apple, light corn. Minimal bitterness. Light body. A lawnmower beer, so I guess I should consider it in such terms, but this falls way short of what Victory is capable of.

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