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Hop Devil Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

6,632 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 6,632
Reviews: 2,442
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 215
Gots: 851 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark reddish-amber with about an inch and a half of head, and a nice little bit of carbonation bubbles coming up through the beer.

Very nice smelling beer with a spicy and (unsurprisingly) hoppy nose.

Very hoppy, a little too so for my liking, but not so much as to be overwhelming. A pretty strong bitterness comes with the hops, and maybe just a hint of malt sweetness to finish. Fairly spicy.

Medium bodied mouthfeel; nothing incredible.

I found this pretty drinkable, even though I don't love this style. Not my favorite pale ale I've had this evening, but certainly a respectable offering from Victory that people who like IPAs will undoubtedly enjoy.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best buy Dec. 9th 2010

A: Hazy light amber with red/orange hues. One finger head. Nice sticky lacing.
S: Hops mainly citrus, tropical. Some sweetness from the malts.
T: Slightly sweet, citrus, some grassiness. Nice lingering bitterness.
M: Smooth and bitter. A bit creamy as an IPA should be.
D: This is a nice drinkable IPA. 6.7% ABV.

This was completely new for me. I wasnt aware Victory was avalible in Michigan. This was a very good IPA but not outstanding.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle served in a pint glass.

pours a medium amber tone while yielding a 1" off-white head; medium retention and lacing. nose packs a nice bouquet of citric and pine hoppiness with some muted malt characters in the background.

flavor follows the aroma with that strong citric / pine presence out front followed by some caramel maltiness. bittern hops persit through the finish and into the aftertaste. medium bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation.

overall a worthy IPA; not one that will knock your socks off (at least not my socks) - no wow factor here - but relatively tasty and enjoyable.

(originally reviewed: 01-06-2012)

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange-ish color with an off white-head that sticks around for a good amount of time.
Smells very hoppy with some citrus scents as well.
Taste is somewhat malty, yet very hoppy at the same time. Piney hops are the most prevalent taste, but it is balanced by at least a bit of a caramel maltiness. Feels very thick and full bodied in the mouth with good carbonation. Very nice.
A very good beer that should pleasae IPA fans with its bold hoppy taste.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,632 ratings.