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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,294 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,294
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 56
Gots: 94 | 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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Ratings: 1,294 | Reviews: 210 | Display Reviews Only:
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heystevec

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-20-2014 01:00:15 | More by heystevec
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -29.1%

01-28-2014 19:24:10 | More by HelpMeBloody
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Basshooker

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-12-2014 20:31:58 | More by Basshooker
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Adkins721

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-20-2014 18:42:02 | More by Adkins721
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tuka

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

01-16-2014 05:49:02 | More by tuka
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BoldRulerVT

Vermont

4.11/5  rDev -2.8%

My thanks to my good friend JohnParadee for this bottle.
Poured from the 12 oz bottle into a snifter.
Pours a nice straw color with one finger of frothy white head with nice lacing.
Smells hoppy, floral, some citrus.
Taste is delicious! Lemon zest, hoppiness, mild malt backbone. Incredibly crisp and refreshing mouthfeel. A perfect beer for a warm summer day.
Overall, this is a flavorful and refreshing DIPA. Really liked it a lot.

04-06-2014 22:31:04 | More by BoldRulerVT
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wafers

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-21-2014 02:57:34 | More by wafers
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MisterBisco

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-08-2014 13:56:30 | More by MisterBisco
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BradStokley

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

02-18-2014 00:29:28 | More by BradStokley
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Jakep2021

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

02-15-2014 01:04:46 | More by Jakep2021
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Iamstryker

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -29.1%

01-27-2014 16:50:13 | More by Iamstryker
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RinZo

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-30-2014 20:28:16 | More by RinZo
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yummybeer

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-27-2014 16:50:24 | More by yummybeer
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BeerBuddy2122

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-16-2014 17:41:42 | More by BeerBuddy2122
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SteveB24

New York

4.61/5  rDev +9%

appearance; straw, quite clear, lots of evident carbonation, pours a thick, creamy white head that retains very well.

smell; citrus, resin, hint of malt

tatse; lemon zest, grapefruit, slight hoppy bitterness, slight malty sweetness

mouthfeel; light/ medium body, crisp, slightly dry in the finish, medium carbonation.

overall; a very tasty, crisp, very drinkable IPA, would definitely buy again.

04-25-2014 02:21:00 | More by SteveB24
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Mineo

New Jersey

4.76/5  rDev +12.5%

An outstanding beer that eclipses Dirtwolf in terms of accessibility. Perhaps less bold in flavor than its imperial IPA counterpart, but Hop Ranch delicately balances notes of white citrus, grapefruit and grape and touts a very easy-drinking palate at 9%. The smell and taste almost reminds me of an imperial version of Schafly's excellent Tasmanian IPA. It has a similar slight sort of funk, but one that is wholly enjoyable and a wonderful contribution to the clean citrus prominence.

01-29-2014 06:41:37 | More by Mineo
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Hoptimus-Prime

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-04-2014 07:21:17 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
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SloppyJoeWasAMan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-11-2014 16:09:38 | More by SloppyJoeWasAMan
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gashmoney

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

01-26-2014 22:22:33 | More by gashmoney
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CheftoDeath

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-24-2014 00:25:59 | More by CheftoDeath
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ChayDudeBrew

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-10-2014 00:27:22 | More by ChayDudeBrew
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csrbv

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-12-2014 19:19:23 | More by csrbv
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rflips86

California

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

03-23-2014 21:26:27 | More by rflips86
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

01-14-2014 02:50:45 | More by thedifferencemaker
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flyingPharmacist

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

01-19-2014 00:39:08 | More by flyingPharmacist
Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,294 ratings.