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RATINGS: 475   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   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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3.3
stevoj (5043) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Nicely done helles. Crisp, clear and light. Malt at the forefront in both taste and aroma. Slick mouthfeel and bread, grains for a short finish. Good sunny day beer.

3.9
tillmac62 (734) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2014
EBD 3/4/14. Clear light golden pour with a nice head and normal lacing. Laid back nose of what strikes me as Hallertau hops, very slight. Light medium body with light carbonation. This a nice Helles that is to style. The taste is laid back, as is the nose, and light with the expected effervescence. A slight sweetness coupled with a bit of hop flavor and bitterness constitutes the flavor profile. Crisp and clean finish with a touch of lingering bitterness.

3.3
firemarshal (206) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle. Clear. Pale straw color. Bits of sediment visible. Sweet malty aroma. Licorice, floral, starch. Taste is licorice, bubblegum, wheat. Palate is smooth, refreshing, long astringent finish. Good brew.

3.2
wmubronco1992 (709) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Golden pour. Small white head. Strong floral aroma. Mild fruity flavor (good fruity - not bad fruity). Clean crisp finish. Not grainy. Pulled this out of a singles cooler strictly based on the strong reputation of Victory. No expectations of a wow factor from a lager, but this was very solid for the style.

3.1
BillKismet (4064) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pale blonde with decent train of upward carbonation feeding a ring of head. Surprisingly malty nose for such a pale looking lager. A lovely fresh grainyness with heaping dose of Munich malt and melanoidins. Similarly, the flavor is malty with a strong melanoidin/malt ball component, but altogether crisp, clean and quaffable. To sum up--more than meets the eye.

3
radio_nowhere (1472) - Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle into pint glass, hazy straw-golden color with white head. Aroma of malt sweetness, corn and slight grassy/hay hop note. Taste is malt sweetness balance with light grassy/hay hop bitterness. Light body, moderate carbonation, crisp, with clean finish. More depth then the typical macro, even Yuengling.

3
Jay_Dubbz (103) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Poured from a 12oz bottle. Nice offering from Victory as one would expect. Simple yet tasty and a nice drinking lager. --you've been Dubbed.

2.3
tcane7 (1674) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours a pale hazy yellow with thin, bubbly, diminishing, white head with soapy lace. Nose of hay, citrus and cooked corn. Medium to light body, slight carbonic bite. Taste of lipstick, cardboard, hay, honey, lemon. I do not enjoy this even by my low lager standards.

4.2
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Tap @ TacoMac, Crabapple. Golden color, white foam. Aroma of pale malts. Flavor of pale grains, crisp. Super sessionable. Poundable. (3799)

4.3
bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - JUN 9, 2013
fantastic, fresh, clean, rich malty lager. it’d be hard to find a better tasting german helles without journeying to germany.


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