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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
dagimp (993) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2015
12 Oz bottle into a mason jar. Pours macro clear with no lacing or head. No aroma. Mouthfeel is very light. Good amount of carb. Taste is pretty bland. Some sweetness. And thats about it. I will try anything from Victory. But considering Summer love has very similar measurables to this and is WAY better. Ill stick with that.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (17060) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle in San Juan as V Lager. Slightly hazy yellow color, small white head. Grainy malty aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Malty flavor with earthy German hops, a bit grainy. It is just another lager even it is from Victory.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eberndt (235) - - FEB 27, 2015
Pours yellow with stark white head. Taste is very Bready and crisp. Pretty good would probably be better on a hot day.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skmikeg (1826) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Pours straw yellow with a thin white head with a little lacing. Aroma is of bready biscuit malts, sweet malts, light grassy hops, and some light fruits. taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a light body with a slightly watery mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, semi dry, medium-short finish. Overall, a sub par beer that is however good for the style and would be a nice lawnmower beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (615) - - JAN 2, 2015
Good, basic, lager. Not too hoppy. Moderate malt. Very drinkable. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 oz bottle into a Chimay goblet. A: Pours a gorgeous straw color. The head isnt much, though - not even a finger high (white shade), and retention isnt any better (read: poor). No real lacing is left behind, either. But the body is beautiful enough to make me overlook its crappy head. S: Honestly, I dont get much. Maybe a hint of bready malts, and a (admittedly decent otherwise) noble hop profile. At least whats there is quite nice - it would be a good aroma if it were stronger. As it warms up, it seems to become a little bolder. T: There are some nice noble hops right from the start. Theyre mild, but they work really well. The finish is lightly sweet. To me, this beer is more conducive to drinking than analyzing - it doesnt have much in the way of standout qualities or bold flavors, but by gawd, it just works extremely well. M: Quite dry and crisp. Well carbonated, too. Maybe a hair overcarbonated, but thats a trifle. This goes down more than easily enough. O: The aroma may not have been up to snuff, but the actual taste of the beer was. And thats all I really care about. Theres nothing like a good lager in the right mood, and this hit that right mood extremely well.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Funknmilla (743) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12 oz bottle....yellow/straw w/ a small off white head.... -smells like a lager -up front sour matiness -nothing to it -let me rephrase...nothing great to it -I dont think Im a lager fan ...this beer was a reminder of that -its not the worst lager Ive ever had...but wouldnt buy again (unless they change the recipe) -I had to drink it quickly because I didnt care for the aftertaste of sour -rating from 2-9-2010

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (11477) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"i think this one was way better than the avg. indicates. grand champion indeed. might wanna change that all malt lager pic though - different beer. mellow but enticing earthy fruity aroma. wonderful to taste and very well balanced. one of the best in catergory."

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (9982) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 14, 2014
Tap at Pony Bar. Medium gold color with lace. Nice malty, biscuit nose. Light bitterness, nice lemony, floral hops at first, but in the end, rather plain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - AUG 11, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 11-4-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance Poured a pale yellow colored brew with a big white head. The head has a good level of retention but eventually fades to leave very little lacing. Smell The aroma is heaviest of a bready and caramel smell with some lighter hints of citrus. Taste The taste on this one is rather simple and non-complex. It taste begins with some lighter malty and bready flavor. These flavors are soon met by a light caramel sweetness and a light citrus flavor which take the taste to its end. Mouthfeel The body of the beer is light and the carbonation rather average. The light body suited the simplicity of the beer very well. A little more carbonation may have better suited the brew however by making it even more refreshing. With that said however, the mouthfeel overall was still done rather nicely. Overall Very easy drinking and a nice session style brew. Good for drinking on long nights with pals.


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