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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

5,802 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,802
Reviews: 2,367
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 141
Gots: 403 | 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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Roubaix

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -2%

01-23-2013 03:05:18 | More by Roubaix
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

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GJ40

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at Tyler's in Apex, NC.

A - A deep golden color with a slight haze and a moderate, creamy head.

S - Citrusy, Piney and grassy hops.

T - Dry with a firm citrusy bitterness. Just enough toasted malt for the foundation.

M - A moderate consistency and carbonation.

D -This is a solid, hoppy beer with lots of character. If there's any fault, it was a bit dry.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2010 15:22:36 | More by GJ40
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

04-04-2013 03:06:31 | More by Tom_Gilman
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JosiahS

California

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured this beer from a bottle into a tulip glass. It has a brown-amber color and is pretty cloudy. It gave off a great 2-finger tan head that looked to stick around a while.

At first smell, i get dark bread, burnt biscuit, brown sugar and a light sweetness that reminds me of lavender. Hops are a lot softer for the style, light pine, some citrus and grassy/earthyness.

Taste is in-line with the smell. Very bready with some malt sweetness. The earthy hops seem to blend well with the complex flavors of the malt though. The flavor is consistent from front to end, heavy on the malt with earthy/grassy hops following. Slightly citric with a dark fruit poking through, maybe grape, subtle though. Finishes with a little bitterness and lingers on the back and sides of the tongue.

mouthfeel is medium at the least with medium carbonation which fits the beer well. Soft and smooth but enough CO2 ti fizzle slightly on the tongue.

An interesting IPA, not my favorite but very nice at the least. If you are not crazy about hops but want to try an IPA then this would be one to give a shot. It is pretty drinkable, enjoyable and well-balanced. Give it a shot!

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2010 23:26:00 | More by JosiahS
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thampel09

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

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jbhuxley

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark amber in color, with 1/2" head, with very little retention

Solid smell of sweet pine, with light floral notes.

Piney up front, balanced by a thick caramel malt. Dry, crisp citrus finish.

Medium body, adequate carbonation.

Good drinkibility. While it has no outstanding characteristics, it is a good brew. Not too much to say about it. Simply a good IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2009 00:26:55 | More by jbhuxley
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Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

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Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,802 ratings.