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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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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Sazz9, Jan 11, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into tulip. Pour is very light golden color...super light, with a nice 1 finger head. You can really smell the aromas of juicy fresh hop, but also a bit of cat piss maybe? I cant really put my finger on it, but, surprising based on the cat piss comment, its not bad.
Taste is phenomenal! Lots of peach and juicy fruit...a tad bit of grassiness. The other amazing quality about this beer is the mouthfeel. its so smooth and mild for such a high abv beer its like im drinking a light beer...like a 4% simple sour or something, not like a coors.
This really is a remarkable brew, if nothing more than the absolutely fantastic feel.

DrinkSlurm, Jan 11, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Pours light, golden, clean and clear. Lacing is light. Smell is beautiful, hoppy, with sweet fruit. The mouthfeel is shockingly light and clean...the easiest 9% beer i've ever drank. Bordering on sessionable. The taste is perfect. Hops are balanced and accentuated by fruit... Overall, just a wonderful beer. Not to over react, but this is my favorite IPA. Case worthy to say the least.

krs0123, Jan 10, 2014
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Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,346 ratings.