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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,346 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,346
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 71
Gots: 103 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fully juicy in its citrus character with the pleasantly sharp, biting edges of tart fruit and bitterness, Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale traces its roots to Victory’s Ranch series, a unique and comprehensive study of hops in which Brewmasters experimented with different hop varieties to showcase a range of flavor profiles and celebrate the nuances and distinctions in the resulting series’ recipes.

Mosaic hops and Hop #483 (Azacca)

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 10-30-2013)
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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into my teku glass.

A - Golden yellow color with a frothy one finger head. Sticky lace stays on the side of the glass throughout consumption. Lots of bubbles that rise to the top. I've never seen such a light colored DIPA

S - Grain, earth, cheese, lemon, onion, dank, pine. Disappointed as I'm not getting nearly as much citrus as others. Odor is almost oft putting to me

T - Well, well, this is where it shines. Almost the opposite of the smell with tons of citrus, pineapple, orange and lemon ending in spice and pine. Very tasty!

M - Fruits, carbonation, bitter, spice and pepper. Still rolls off the tongue nicely with an immediate hop presence

O - A very clean, smooth drinking DIPA. Almost thin and sessionable as crazy as that sounds for a 9%er. Probably has to do with the huge tropical fruit forward profile. Aside from the negative smell, it's a well rounded, balanced DIPA.

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Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,346 ratings.