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Hop Devil Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,684 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,684
Reviews: 2,366
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 134
Gots: 355 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

10-15-2012 18:55:27 | More by mzetts88
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

10-15-2012 07:57:57 | More by Beeradelphia
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

10-15-2012 02:02:01 | More by BK2084
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

10-14-2012 19:05:22 | More by jmo2k1
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randomjazzr

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2%

10-14-2012 06:59:20 | More by randomjazzr
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-14-2012 03:57:31 | More by StubFaceJoe
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LakelandGrillsmith

Florida

1/5  rDev -75.5%

10-13-2012 20:35:46 | More by LakelandGrillsmith
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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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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

10-13-2012 17:09:51 | More by bostonryan
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Honeycutt

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2%

10-13-2012 03:02:46 | More by Honeycutt
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

10-12-2012 23:44:26 | More by anewlanguage
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ishinder

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

10-12-2012 07:55:38 | More by ishinder
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mooseo

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into tulip.

A - Pours a pretty orange amber with a nice head.

S - Citrus zest, grapefruit, toasted caramel malt, and pine.

T - A flavorful blend of spicy citrus hops, grapefruit, earthy pine, biscuit, and sweet caramel malt. Very hoppy initially, but the sweet malt backbone lends some balance. Finish is mildly bitter with earthy hops and bready malts.

M - Creamy and very smooth, medium bodied, clean finish. A little dry.

O - This is an incredible IPA. Easily a "go-to" IPA especially considering the low price point. The alcohol is masked well resulting in an extremely drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 00:16:40 | More by mooseo
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frogfan

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

10-11-2012 21:18:37 | More by frogfan
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ShakaShakaShaka

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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docrates

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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GratefulNole

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.5%

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JacobMutberg

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-09-2012 16:22:52 | More by JacobMutberg
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CMUbrew

Michigan

3.53/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip
Best by 10/31/12 stamped on the label

A: Dark copper color, clear body, with a nice off-white head sitting on top. Moderate amount of carbonation visible. Decent lacing down the glass. Head retention is pretty slim.

S: Piney with some small citrus notes. Some dark fruit quality too. Odd.

T: Not the hop punch I was expecting from this beer. I get some pine, toasty malts, and that dark fruit I detected in the nose. That seems out of place for an IPA. Maybe this is the tobacco flavor people mention in some beers. I guess I've never eaten tobacco, so I wouldn't know exactly. Not a quality I find especially pleasing, most especially in an IPA. Pretty light bitterness. Somewhat earthy in the aftertaste.

M: Smooth and very tingly with the carbonation. Oily slickness.

O: I thought for sure this would satisfy my hop craving, but it just didn't do the job. A little underwhelmed with my first offering from Victory. The odd dark fruit flavor really threw me off here. Maybe I'll try it again down the road with a bottle that's a little more fresh.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 03:50:59 | More by CMUbrew
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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

10-08-2012 16:06:29 | More by nikbullet
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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rexxin

New York

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Beautiful amber in color, looks very appealing to me.

S- This beer smells fantastic. I love the aroma, you can smell some serious hop action. There's also a nice tone of citrus/floral. Smelling it makes me want to drink more every time.

T- The taste is fantastic. I love hops, so this beer is very pleasing to me. Its a nice punch of hops with a nice citrus/floral taste that doesnt become overpowering.

M- Great Bite

O- Great taste, powerful hops. I enjoyed this beer quite a bit, and will be picking it up again. If you like hoppy beers, specifically IPAs then I would also give this a shot.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 18:34:17 | More by rexxin
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,684 ratings.