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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

6,685 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,685
Reviews: 2,451
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 220
Gots: 902 | FT: 7
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 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good go on west-coast style ultra-hopped IPA and is very drinkable...but it doesn't quite hit the mark for me. I think it's the strong malt that I find a bit distracting, but others of course may find this characteristic appealing. Would I drink it every day? Pronably if it was the only hop-tastic beer I could get my hands on, but alas there's lots of options, even here in NoVA. Thanks for the effort Victory!

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Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber with a finger of off white head that fades to a ring around the edge of the glass.

Smell: Sweet malt with a strong citrus peel hop bitterness. I'm getting some apricot notes here as well.

Taste: The amount of malt backing up the hops is just perfect. Apricot notes with some caramel. Big fan.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with fluffy carbonation and a slick finish.

Overall: The malt and hop levels are perfect. So well balanced. I'd definitely have another.

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A: Pours dark copper with a finger of head and nice lacing left behind.

S: More bready and biscuit notes than hops. DO get some floral hops.

T: Mild hops, (just had hop slam so everything is mild in comparision). More of brown ale malt taste I am getting than and IPA hoppiness.

M: Medium bodied, well balanced but missing the classic IPA bitterness.

O: Disappointed, personally was looking for more hops, a great blend and good beer, I would classify as a mild IPA.

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Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,685 ratings.