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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

5,941 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,941
Reviews: 2,374
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 151
Gots: 470 | FT: 5
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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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

10-08-2012 10:45:05 | More by IPAFrankieH
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hwwty4

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2%

Thanks to Popkas for this one.

Poured a 12oz bottle into my Chimay chalice. This beer pours a slightly hazy, dark-amber honey. When poured, it produced a big 2 finger, white rocky head that left an ample amount of sticky lacing. The aroma has a pronounced citrus kick but doesn't really lend itself to the naming of any specific fruit. Also the malt backbone makes its presence known in the aroma. The flavor follows suit with a nice crisp grapefruit bite followed by a nice malty kick. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a light carbonation and leaves a nice resiny coating on the palate. This is a good IPA. Something I would love to try again.

12-20-2008 04:26:58 | More by hwwty4
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jameaterblues

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

The HopDevil poured a dark amber color with ruby red and pink highlights. It had a 1/3 inch off white head.
The smell was of dank citrusy hops and some sweet slightly smokey malts. The taste was very hopy as expected from something called the HopDevil, but not quite as hopy as I expected...these hops had the citrusy flavor that was in the smell, but also a spicy herbal flavor as well. The hops were predominant, but at the finish there was really nice malt balance.
So this is one of the better IPA's that I have tried...the color was beautiful...higher carbonation than what I have come to expect from the style...lots of flavor. I'll definitely try it again...and hopefully next time it will be on-tap somewhere.

04-26-2006 18:17:06 | More by jameaterblues
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

04-11-2013 13:38:42 | More by ncstateplaya
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2%

11-15-2011 07:53:19 | More by ej285701
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DMACH

Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

10-15-2013 19:35:25 | More by DMACH
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

12-05-2011 04:11:12 | More by ThirdEyePA
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Ebb68

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

12-30-2012 21:41:41 | More by Ebb68
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macrosmatic

Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

04-10-2012 06:04:00 | More by macrosmatic
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The_Drunken_Sniper

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

05-28-2014 21:52:28 | More by The_Drunken_Sniper
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oldedog

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

12-02-2012 00:44:17 | More by oldedog
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Adamostella

Washington

4/5  rDev -2%

11-14-2011 23:23:03 | More by Adamostella
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev -2%

11-23-2011 14:17:34 | More by Rollzroyce21
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RollBeerTide

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2%

03-10-2012 13:49:11 | More by RollBeerTide
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awotupski


4/5  rDev -2%

05-20-2012 21:05:51 | More by awotupski
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beerpadawan

California

4/5  rDev -2%

08-25-2012 20:15:46 | More by beerpadawan
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Wasatch

Utah

4/5  rDev -2%

Pours a golden/amber color, nice carbonation, small thin head, some nice lacing afterwards. Scents of hops, malt, citrus, and caramel. The taste is very hoppy with a little bit of a malt taste, has a very nice bite at the end. Medium body. This is a very nice IPA from Victory, do they make anything bad, lol. Very drinkable at the ABV, very hoppy, highly recommended.

11-23-2005 00:54:35 | More by Wasatch
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2%

09-27-2013 21:00:38 | More by Woodman70
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swedishmailman

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2%

04-26-2014 06:04:16 | More by swedishmailman
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_morandi_

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2%

07-14-2014 20:34:50 | More by _morandi_
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Liverpool08

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%

I love a good IPA so was anxious to try this one.
Starts out with a real thick foamy head, then develops good lacing. Great Copper/red color. Nice Grapefruit/hoppy smell. A nice IPA but I think with the name I was expecting more Hops.
Its still a very satisfying IPA, very drinkable. A good session IPA. Has a dry mettalic mouthfeel.
Goes down very easy.
This is my first product from Victory, will definately try some others.

02-27-2009 00:33:27 | More by Liverpool08
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joshlara

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

12-20-2011 03:28:13 | More by joshlara
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WuBByG999

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

06-24-2014 23:51:49 | More by WuBByG999
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2%

12-06-2011 01:46:10 | More by Mtnbeerman
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SenorHops

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -2%

02-24-2013 06:07:36 | More by SenorHops
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,941 ratings.