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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

6,080 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,080
Reviews: 2,378
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 160
Gots: 529 | 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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Photo of uziangis
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

uziangis, Jan 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Blargimus, Jan 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

thejuno, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of lccrunchy
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

lccrunchy, Jan 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

cirtap, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

kspongeworthy, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

klas, Jan 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

FirstBrewsoon, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of CGMLS3
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

CGMLS3, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of Drinkerofales
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%

Pours a clear amber with hints of orange and gold. A thick off-white head quickly dissipates to leave some nice lacing.

Smell is of piney hops and some sweet malt, with some alcohol burn in there.

Taste is a big, piney, earthy hops, which fills the mouth, then some malt on the finish with a bitter aftertaste.

Texture is of a big hops bite, sticky and viscous, has the feel of a DIPA/IIPA, very nice.

Overall, great beer, flirts with big and bold, has a little more booze in the nose than expected from only(ha) 6.7, but that's my only complaint...

DOA

Drinkerofales, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

TexAggie011, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

gearzstang, Jan 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

keenan41, Jan 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

eaphikap, Jan 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

roastTHEmost, Jan 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

monriverrat, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of Theitos
3.58/5  rDev -12.3%

A: Poured a clear orange/amber color. There is a bout a pinky's worth of head that stays. Decent amount of lacing.

S: A nice hop smell. I can smell some citrus.

T: A nice balanced hop flavor with earthy undertones. It has a grapefruit taste. Overall a nice pleasant taste.

M: Smooth feel. There's no bite to the beer.

O: The overall taste is very pleasant. There's a nice mix of citrus and bitterness. I would drink this again and I would serve it to someone who is starting to get use to hoppy beer.

Theitos, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of CraftBeerTastic
4.22/5  rDev +3.4%

Ba Review #105
Served On: 01/08/2012
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: 6.7%
Date/ Code: 2/1/2012

Got this beer with some home brews that a buddy sent me in a trade.

Look: Poured a dark murky orange color. 1-finger of spongy off white head. Carbonation level was strong.

Smell: A pungent bouquet of floral hops and sweet malts. Also some pine and vanilla - A Very East Coast aroma. Could remind you of Stoudt's Double IPA.

Taste: The beer had a juicy mouth feel. First were bitter floral notes that quickly became sweet like a sugared peach or pear. The finish was surprisingly clean with a nice bitterness that offered a pleasant fruity aftertaste.

This is a great IPA that is well balanced and very drinkable. The juicy fruit notes were what made this an excellent beer to me. This beer was like a smaller version of Stoudt's Double IPA.

CraftBeerTastic, Jan 08, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

Unicycling4Beer, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

towlea25, Jan 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

rdb4942, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of bens0n
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%

This beer pours a clear orangy color with a small amount of off white head that dissipates rather quickly and leaves some minor lacing.

On the nose I can pick up on a feint cirtrusy smell and a slight trace of hops, its on the sweet side.

Flavor wise its got a really sweet cirtrusy flavor, almost no bitterness at all, theres an orangy flavor that lingers on your tongue inbetween sips. Not very bitter at all.

Its got a nice level of carbonation and dry finish, nothing special, but pretty well balanced.

bens0n, Jan 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2%

Stoffel, Jan 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

rderedin, Jan 07, 2012
Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,080 ratings.