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Hop Devil Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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Hop Devil AleHop Devil Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,685 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,685
Reviews: 2,366
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 134
Gots: 355 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001)
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omnigrits

Texas

4.88/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I've been meaning to try this beer for a long time and I'm glad that I finally did. In fact I wish I'd done so much earlier - this is an excellent beer for a hophead like me.

Holding the glass up to the setting sun coming in through my window shows the most wonderful amber colour with plenty of rising bubbles and a creamy white head. The head showing good retention and leaving a pleasing pattern of lacing on the inside of the glass.

Much citrus in the aroma, with a good hit of malty toffeeness. The hops are to the fore in the mouth but the malt is rounding things off in the background. The hops certainly do their fun little dance at the back of the mouth as it goes down though. Very satisfying in its balance. Perfect mouthfeel - not too full, not too thin, not too carbonated.

One of the best beers I've tried for a good while.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2009 23:25:46 | More by omnigrits
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Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,685 ratings.