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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,266 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,266
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 54
Gots: 83 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a slightly hazed, golden-yellow coloring with a thin, foamy, low profile, bright white head and a ton of carbonation throughout the body. There's some sediment floating throughout, too. Aromas of dank and pungent hops, wet and heavy, with grassy notes, heavy cedar notes, moss, clove and pepper spicing, and a hint of rich apricot sweetness. Very unique nose for the style. Flavors are smooth and balanced forward, with a solid toffee and biscuit backbone supporting a mild bitterness in the background, a heavy dose of wood, moss, and pitch in the forefront, and highlights of citrus fruit and spices. Very heavy and very different. Wow. The body is smooth, and kept very light by the carbonation levels. The aftertaste is surprisingly light, with more of the tart citrus and fruity sweetness coming through, and only hints of grass and forest characteristics. The finish is smooth, light, and slightly crisp, with a hint of dryness across the palate. Heavy, but damn tasty. This is a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 02:39:41 | More by GarthDanielson
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Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,266 ratings.