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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
92
outstanding

6,457 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,457
Reviews: 2,400
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Wants: 185
Gots: 664 | 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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4.45/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Nice bottle art of a hop devil, poured into glass has a small head of foam. Amber color.

S: Hops, a little bit of a christmas-tree pine smell.

T: Tasty. Bitter hops flavor, but in a good consistent amount throughout the sip.

M: Lingering flavor, not a bad thing. To me, has an almost gin-like aftertaste, although obviously not as strong.

O: I really enjoy this beer when I can. Its moderately priced for a 24 case ($35). I wouldn't have too many in one sitting, as its got a fairly strong taste to accompany the 6.7% abv.

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3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle (enjoy by June 16, 2010) into my Brooklyn Brewery pint glass

A: Pours a nice amber color with a moderate head that diminishes into a sticky rim around the glass. Overall decent, but not great lacing down the glass.

S: Smells of floral and spicy hops and some sweet malts.

T: Taste is an amalgamation of sweet and bitter hops that are somewhat spicy and herbal and open up into lemon rind, and a nice bready malt backbone. There is a mild soapiness component to the otherwise perfect finish.

MF: Average mouthfeel with kind of a long finish.

D: A very refreshing beer, but I must say that I think it is overrated. To that end I think that this is a very good beer and a good IPA, but it doesn't exhibit the particular qualities that I look for in an award-winning IPA.

However this was amazing with a spicy stir-fry, the alcohol was completely hidden, and I definitely sessioned this devil.

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4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Copper body, clear, with a light tan head and excellent lacing.

S: Citrusy with piney overtones.

T: An excellent hoppy taste with a slight bite to let you know the hops are in there. Lasting flavor.

M: Medium body, not heavy with moderate carbonation.

D: A nice IPA. Great one to have on a cold or brisk day.

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Hop Devil Ale from Victory Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,457 ratings.