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The 411 on German Malts & Why We Use Them

We all know about that cosmic coincidence when our founders, Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet, met on the school bus in fifth grade. In the category of “there are no coincidences,” these lifelong friends also both left corporate gigs for breweries to polish their award-winning homebrewing chops and both studied the craft in Germany. Soon after, […]

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The Journey of Hops to Victory Brewing Company

There’s an old yarn that tells the tale of medieval people quaffing beer because it was safer to drink than water. True? Who can tell for certain? Sounds like a happy place where our often-hoppy beers would fit right in. Even Prevention recently gave beer props for its—dare we say—healthful properties. One thing we can be […]

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Attention Female Drinkers—Why Are You Choosing Beer over Wine?

The old yarn that men drink beer and women drink wine is yesterday’s news, but we set out to find out why. Women are lifting pints and are doing so—according to our panel—more than they sip on vino. Flavorful craft beer enjoyment has something to do with it. According to Paste, women ages 21–34 consume craft […]

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Another Round of Q&A

Thank you to all of our blog readers, Facebook followers, Twitter friends, Instagram addicts, e-mail subscribers and beer drinkers for caring enough about what we do here to submit your questions. Keep ‘em coming by emailing brewmaster@victorybeer.com! Q: Lately, I’ve seen a lot of online photos of fans posing with Victory swag. What’s that all about? […]

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You Ask, We Answer

It’s time again to answer questions from our blog readers, Facebook followers, Twitter friends, e-mail subscribers and fellow beer drinkers. Submit your questions. See them answered on our blog. Doesn’t get much easier than that! Keep ‘em coming by emailing brewmaster@victorybeer.com! Q:  How long will a growler normally last? A: This is definitely a repeat […]

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You Got Questions? We Got Answers!

It’s time again to answer questions from our blog readers, Facebook followers, Twitter friends, e-mail subscribers and fellow beer drinkers. Submit your questions. See them answered on our blog. Doesn’t get much easier than that! Keep ‘em coming by emailing brewmaster@victorybeer.com! Q: I was lucky enough to find the HBC 369 or “Mosiac” DIPA. It […]

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Your Questions Answered

It’s time again to answer questions from our blog readers, Facebook followers, Twitter friends, e-mail subscribers and fellow beer drinkers. Submit your questions. See them answered on our blog. Doesn’t get much easier than that! Keep ‘em coming by emailing brewmaster@victorybeer.com! Q: Even though your flagship brews are absolutely awesome, do you have to fight […]

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You Ask, We Answer

Thank you to all of our blog readers, Facebook followers, Twitter friends, e-mail subscribers and beer drinkers for caring enough about what we do here to submit your questions. Keep ‘em coming by emailing brewmaster@victorybeer.com! Q: Will you send me a free t-shirt or stickers or something? A: If you earn it! If you take […]

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Victory Answers Your Questions

It’s time to answer all of your most pressing Victory questions! E-mail brewmaster@victorybeer.com and ask us anything! We will respond in a future blog post. Here are the latest questions: Q: Is Victory attending/competing in the Great American Beer Festival? A: Yes! We will be in booth C18 serving Prima Pils, Festbier, Summer Love Ale, […]

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Time for a Little Q&A

Each and every month, you continue to amaze us with your curiosity. Thank you for caring about what we do and for reaching out with your inquiries. Keep those questions coming! Send them to brewmaster@victorybeer.com and we will address them in an upcoming post. If we missed your question this time around, feel free to […]

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European Tradition.

  

American Ingenuity.

The Victory Brewing Story

The story of Victory Brewing Company starts on a school bus in 1973 when fifth-graders Ron Barchet and Bill Covaleski stepped aboard, on their way to a new school. The two became fast friends and remained so, even as they grew up and went to college on opposite coasts. Just months out of college, Bill’s appreciation of good beer and access to his father’s home brewing equipment inspired him to explore the hobby. That same year (1985), Bill gave Ron a home brewing kit as a Christmas gift. With that, both Bill and Ron developed their love of the craft…
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