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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

5,799 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,799
Reviews: 2,367
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 141
Gots: 403 | 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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gshak

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-18-2012 20:45:54 | More by gshak
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JRBUSNA02


4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

11-16-2012 19:09:51 | More by JRBUSNA02
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VernonKell

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2%

11-15-2012 22:27:55 | More by VernonKell
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HoppyPeteSkolnik31

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2012 21:29:08 | More by HoppyPeteSkolnik31
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

11-15-2012 20:37:57 | More by inspektor
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CraftBeerGuild

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-15-2012 14:17:43 | More by CraftBeerGuild
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BeerDocT

Georgia

4.43/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a chilled tulip glass.

-Appearance 4.0: Poured out a deep, reddish gold. Completely opaque, but with no bits and pieces floating about. Small, 1/4 inch head quickly dissipated leaving nice, foamy CO2 swirls.

-Smell 4.5: Wow! Amazing bouquet. Deep, deep hoppiness with a huge grapefruit hit that is quickly balanced with a subtle sweet and grassiness. I also pick up notes of caramel barley.

-Taste 4.5: Front is slightly sweet, but that's about it. Middle is grassy and smooth. Finish is where the hops hit you: huge hop punch with predominately grapefruit but also alkaline, white pepper and subtle ginger. Also a swirling, sweet, brown sugar sweetness. Finish is long and alkaline with more of the grassiness, but fades quickly into a pleasing dryness.

-Mouthfeel 4.0: Smooth and creamy carbonation that certainly enhances the enjoyment of all the hop flavors associated with this beer.

-Overall 4.5: This beer is beyond a mere American IPA. It is something else, it is its own creature that defies classification. If you are a fan of IPAs, this one will stun you. There are some drawbacks to this beer (not easily sessionable, does not go well with some food), but very, very few. A legend and definitely worth tracking down and trying if you have not yet done so.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2012 05:18:39 | More by BeerDocT
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2%

11-15-2012 01:36:30 | More by fullmoonbeer
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

11-15-2012 00:12:34 | More by nheinzie57
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derricksmalls

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2012 00:11:16 | More by derricksmalls
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Roland45s

Virginia

3/5  rDev -26.5%

11-14-2012 18:09:08 | More by Roland45s
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-13-2012 17:16:47 | More by CurtFromHershey
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-11-2012 22:46:35 | More by craft_shannie
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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SadMachine

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

11-11-2012 18:19:14 | More by SadMachine
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Rupert50

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

11-11-2012 17:11:30 | More by Rupert50
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Robdrinx

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

11-11-2012 01:45:49 | More by Robdrinx
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MarkSmithVT

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-11-2012 00:49:28 | More by MarkSmithVT
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TheSpecialK


4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-11-2012 00:39:51 | More by TheSpecialK
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-10-2012 14:11:59 | More by ScaryEd
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gshoes3

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

11-10-2012 03:11:46 | More by gshoes3
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Coldsnack

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-09-2012 16:41:37 | More by Coldsnack
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-09-2012 09:34:35 | More by Dank26
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Beerbuddy21

California

4/5  rDev -2%

11-09-2012 05:14:38 | More by Beerbuddy21
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GaryFields

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-09-2012 01:47:43 | More by GaryFields
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,799 ratings.