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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

6,002 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,002
Reviews: 2,376
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 155
Gots: 497 | FT: 5
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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BierMeister21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-27-2013 03:46:34 | More by BierMeister21
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

01-27-2013 01:26:25 | More by muddyh2oblues
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tommy2x

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

01-26-2013 23:08:31 | More by tommy2x
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510a

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2013 21:07:27 | More by 510a
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JJBeerme

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

01-26-2013 20:23:03 | More by JJBeerme
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Stein1274

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

01-26-2013 16:55:59 | More by Stein1274
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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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logan0203

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

01-26-2013 13:44:42 | More by logan0203
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Greenster

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2013 04:07:47 | More by Greenster
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2013 02:48:14 | More by shehateme
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SeanDolan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -26.5%

01-26-2013 01:20:46 | More by SeanDolan
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hopandbarley28

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

01-25-2013 15:46:09 | More by hopandbarley28
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JCaweinstein

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev 0%

Amber colored and clear with a decent amount of carbonation. There is a one finger off white creamy head that sticks aound for awhile. This is a nice looking beer.
I really had to swirl this around in my glass to detect the aromas. Overall I thought this where HopDevil was the most lacking. That said I was able to pick up notes of caramel, grapefruit, and that yeasty ester aroma. Again, I had to work hard for that.
This was a fairly complex beer. Up front I tasted bitterness that reminded me of burnt toast. I also picked up some caramel and a nice touch of grapefruit citrus. It seems to me to be a little more complex than many other IPAs.
It's medium bodied and has a nice crispness to it. Bitter malt and hop flavors change to citrus before a nice clean finish with almost no aftertaste. I'm not opposed to that resinous hop aftertaste but this is also nice.
This is a quality beer that is very reasonably priced and easy to acquire. Obviously it's a classic and one I will enjoy again.

01-25-2013 00:24:54 | More by JCaweinstein
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arsmitty30


4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

01-24-2013 03:45:58 | More by arsmitty30
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skinzzfan25

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2%

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jayp82

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pellinore1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

01-23-2013 16:10:33 | More by Pellinore1
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Tschnab

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

01-23-2013 16:05:14 | More by Tschnab
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phishbone23

New York

1.75/5  rDev -57.1%

01-23-2013 14:10:00 | More by phishbone23
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440kk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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Roubaix

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -2%

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mattboyer182

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Samichez

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2%

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redbrew60

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

01-22-2013 02:06:42 | More by redbrew60
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,002 ratings.