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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

5,803 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,803
Reviews: 2,367
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 141
Gots: 404 | 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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oldbassman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-13-2012 18:20:02 | More by oldbassman
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mikem0487

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-09-2012 20:04:08 | More by mikem0487
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jerryquijano

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a- rich amber, not too much head except for thin lacing at top. the look of this beer is just begging for it to be consumed.
s- allergies are keeping me from indulging my nose into this.
t- big hops at the beginning that mellow nicely into a great taste. the hops at the front are very heavy but don't dominate the taste.
m- medium feel, not too heavy.
o- this beer is awesome. only the second american ipa i've had, but it definitely beats Inversion from Deschutes. enjoyed drinking this beer and definitely will try this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2013 02:13:54 | More by jerryquijano
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2013 15:14:50 | More by sneaks2210
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billmayo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-24-2013 14:54:30 | More by billmayo
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Nittanylion1991

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-14-2013 01:15:03 | More by Nittanylion1991
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-22-2013 16:10:15 | More by ridgeline23
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dbl_delta

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-06-2013 13:43:14 | More by dbl_delta
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whatsgoody

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-27-2013 03:15:10 | More by whatsgoody
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cw13

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-16-2013 02:52:15 | More by cw13
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AndrewRoecker

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-10-2012 21:48:25 | More by AndrewRoecker
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paresis

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-26-2013 00:42:17 | More by paresis
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Jsher

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-24-2013 20:43:45 | More by Jsher
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hainesly

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-18-2012 02:58:17 | More by hainesly
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scmoore81

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-12-2013 01:22:29 | More by scmoore81
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CaryBrew92

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-28-2012 02:23:20 | More by CaryBrew92
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statefunction

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-11-2014 04:50:55 | More by statefunction
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JandJMD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

04-13-2013 20:40:07 | More by JandJMD
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mwagner1018

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured into a stemless red wine goblet, beautiful red hued amber deep copper color, nice 2 full fingers of frothy caramel colored fresh head.

S- Great bitter hop aroma, nice citrus, floral, some sweet alcohol, very mild clean malty balance, some sweet caramel. A nice swirl as it warms up, really releases that buttery sweet alcohol aroma.

T- Nice bitterness, grassy, fresh, tart, malt balance, citrus, toasty butter nut, love that hop acidity.

M- Great texture, well balanced, crisp, medium texture, with a fresh, lingering bitterness on tongue.

D- A very drinkable beer for me, lingers and refreshes, clean, makes me want another each time I have one, and a great East Coast style American IPA...

Serving type: on-tap

10-22-2009 05:44:06 | More by mwagner1018
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cerveza5150

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark red amber color with a little head. Carbonation bubbles are small and compact.

S: Piny/citrusy hops with some toasted malts. Spicy!

T: Hop explosion on the palette that leads to a really enjoyable herbal finish. Not too strong, but enough to make a point. This could really be put into an IPA category.

M: Finishes clean and somewhat dry, but there's enough hop spice and malt sweetness to round it out.

D: Wow, what a great find. This is one of the finest east coast 'IPA-ish' ales I've tried. I'm partial to California brews, but this is one I'd take any day...

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2006 01:21:27 | More by cerveza5150
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dnichols

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I keep insisting that I am not a fan of AIPAs but then a brew like this one comes along and presents a case for this style that I find hard to ignore. I poured a 12 ounce bottle into a Sam Adams lager glass.

A: It poured a richly dark orange with a one finger white head that receded to a skim across the surface and ring around the collar. There was a thin and leggy and clung to the side of the glass.

S: The aromas were bold and complex with floral and citrusy hops balanced well with sweet toasted malts.

T: The sweet and creamy malts were challenged by a range of hop flavors that gave the tongue a real workout. There were earthy and citrusy (grapefruit and oranges) flavors. On the backside there was a sweet tart like presence that made the finish of each swig entertaining and left me wanting more.

M: It had a medium-body with a modest amount of carbonation and a great refreshing finish. There was a bit of bitter-sweet aftertaste.

D: It is a great IPA with a wonderful flavor and complex aroma. I would be limited to 2 or 3 before the bitterness overcame my enjoyment but its a great way to go.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2008 01:41:59 | More by dnichols
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Jas45678

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-27-2013 23:02:21 | More by Jas45678
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

09-21-2012 21:40:11 | More by Molson2000
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jbcphilly

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-02-2012 20:04:37 | More by jbcphilly
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KFrank729

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-16-2014 22:27:00 | More by KFrank729
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,803 ratings.