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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

5,763 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,763
Reviews: 2,366
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 135
Gots: 385 | 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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Ratings: 5,763 | Reviews: 2,366 | Display Reviews Only:
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beerrooster

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-04-2012 10:53:53 | More by beerrooster
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danjw


4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

11-04-2012 06:15:45 | More by danjw
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JWing

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-03-2012 18:56:38 | More by JWing
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jonas

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

11-03-2012 13:41:34 | More by jonas
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brandonati

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

11-03-2012 00:36:59 | More by brandonati
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ACY73

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

11-02-2012 19:06:18 | More by ACY73
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BigBarley

Texas

3.68/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Deep amber orange, pretty standard IPA color with a little depth. Great one finger foam head that retains well. Delicious looking beer

S - Clean, crisp citrus with heavy pine notes on an extreme hop nose. Very little malt character here except as faint background. Standard IPA smell, not very strong, but still enjoyable.

T - Nice hop front, very piney in taste with floral undertone. Mild citrus notes become apparent when it begins to warm. Not the greatest taste in the world, but still very enjoyable and very drinkable. Mild bitter aftertaste.

M - Active carbonation that fizzes and adds a pleasant touch to the mouthfeel. Not too thick but not weak. Very crisp, very refreshing. An extremely clean feel for a beer.

O - Well built IPA, great hop character, very refreshing and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 17:29:03 | More by BigBarley
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chippo33

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

11-02-2012 06:32:24 | More by chippo33
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brettski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-02-2012 03:44:36 | More by brettski
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Garlicjosh

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-01-2012 21:44:58 | More by Garlicjosh
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banger7

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

11-01-2012 18:56:17 | More by banger7
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jtuttle

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-01-2012 13:59:22 | More by jtuttle
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DustyDust79


5/5  rDev +22.5%

10-31-2012 00:36:10 | More by DustyDust79
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Greenbaygator


4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

10-30-2012 22:18:28 | More by Greenbaygator
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jamisonspitzer

Maryland

4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is gorgeous. A beautiful translucent honey color which poured with about a half inch of head which stayed for the better part of five minutes. Very nice lacing that stays and stays. The smell is subtle and citrus-y. Despite it's relatively mild aroma, this beer hits the taste buds hard. Man! Bitter and sour--very much like a yellow grapefruit (definitely hop-forward. The taste is complex and deep, but the hops win out big time)--but in a really good way. A great mouthfeel--It completely coats the mouth and the taste lingers for a long time. This beer is hearty, full bodied, creamy and delicious. I have a hard time with IPAs, but this one is amazing! By far the best beer in the fridge at my local shop.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 21:14:50 | More by jamisonspitzer
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jklecko2

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2%

10-30-2012 19:23:58 | More by jklecko2
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seplo

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

10-30-2012 18:27:54 | More by seplo
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SavvyStudent

Texas

4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Brass Copper color with a slight head with pout. Leaves notching as you consume and holds well over time.

Smell: Pine, slight malts and earthy base.

Taste: Nice bitterness with a spice kick that is difficult to pinpoint. Pine and slight roasted character. A rounded balance with a nice little kick at the end.

Mouthfeel: Good balance of body with slight carbonation.

Overall: This is my go-to IPA

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 13:09:48 | More by SavvyStudent
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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

10-30-2012 05:36:23 | More by JJWIGHT
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dunix

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2%

10-29-2012 15:04:43 | More by dunix
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

10-28-2012 21:59:18 | More by BradMacMullin
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Scott_McCool

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-28-2012 19:23:36 | More by Scott_McCool
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afksports

New York

4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

There's no better thing than a quality local IPA in an affordable sixer. HopDevil fits the bill. With good head, hazy copper appearance out of the bottle, a smell of pure hops (grapefruit, pine, grass), and a malty taste that finishes with grassy and pine hops, this beer is a great combination.

That was a long sentence.

It finishes clean with a dry grapefruit peel aftertaste like an IPA should. Good carbonation and medium body make this a very drinkable IPA, with a great price and good availability.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2012 17:19:34 | More by afksports
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drewfromboulder

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-28-2012 00:44:54 | More by drewfromboulder
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soroka24

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

10-27-2012 10:15:35 | More by soroka24
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,763 ratings.