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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,292 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,292
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 54
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: 1,292 | Reviews: 210 | Display Reviews Only:
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J-dub


4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-03-2014 12:05:38 | More by J-dub
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tikk

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-03-2014 05:17:00 | More by tikk
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Thebiggestapple

New York

4.83/5  rDev +14.2%

This beer is drinkable any time of year. It has the light fruity notes of summer balanced by hops and bitterness that would satisfy you any time of year. It's a wonderful all around beer with great complexity and approachability. The finish is just long enough to leave a pleasant taste and make you want another sip.

01-03-2014 02:44:09 | More by Thebiggestapple
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-03-2014 02:11:36 | More by mjw1200
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-03-2014 00:57:53 | More by jwat
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.46/5  rDev +5.4%

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color capped by an impressive head that leaves multiple lace strands down the side of the glass

Smell: Tropical fruit forward with grapefruit underneath

Taste: The tropical fruits make a statement, at the outset, bringing pink grapefruit, papaya and mango flavors with just a hint of bready malt underneath; the bitterness builds, after the swallow and into the finish, with just a hint of residual sweetness on the tip of the tongue

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: With Dirt Wolf and this beer, Victory has really lifted its IPA game

01-03-2014 00:28:55 | More by brentk56
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AwYeh

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 23:20:56 | More by AwYeh
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DanSmith17

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 22:13:43 | More by DanSmith17
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garuda

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 18:42:23 | More by garuda
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I_Like_Beer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-02-2014 18:30:12 | More by I_Like_Beer
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-02-2014 16:24:23 | More by ChrisChagnon
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timontheroad

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 15:32:21 | More by timontheroad
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.51/5  rDev +6.6%

12oz bottle poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance
Golden straw with 1 finger of white head. Excellent clarity with low carbonation. You can see some light oils floating about.

Nose
Peach, dank, pineapple, lime and candy sugar.

Taste
Peach, pineapple and lime. Dank floral characteristics. Lighter notes of lemon and tangerine. Candy sugar backbone with touches of honey.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, smooth and juicy.

Overall
Huge hoppiness with a moderately low bitterness. Peach, tropical fruits and dank florals. Easily the best beer I've had from Victory.

01-02-2014 14:49:08 | More by justintcoons
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grimey68

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-02-2014 12:59:05 | More by grimey68
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-02-2014 07:19:59 | More by whatname
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VonZipper

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 02:39:28 | More by VonZipper
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 02:17:05 | More by LotsofLupulin
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prdstmnky

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2014 02:11:49 | More by prdstmnky
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TasteTester

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-02-2014 00:56:13 | More by TasteTester
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Evoforen

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.2%

01-02-2014 00:55:28 | More by Evoforen
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BradShook

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.2%

01-02-2014 00:21:31 | More by BradShook
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +7.1%

A - laces the glass nicely - hazy yellow orange - tight bubbles
S - hop smell is great, with squeezed grapefruit peal
T - has the thick hop flavor with bitter citrus that is complex and great
M - heavy mouthfeel that is so great in Imperial IPAs
O - I really like this one Victory is brewing up some great new beers

01-01-2014 23:03:08 | More by Brushkanna
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-01-2014 22:19:57 | More by Blaze5445
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OneEyedJack

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-01-2014 22:00:32 | More by OneEyedJack
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bryangb


3.53/5  rDev -16.5%

Poured into a pint glass from a fresh 12oz bottle

Smell: Grapefruit. Orange. Citrus. Subtle notes of hops

Taste: Tastes just like it smells. It's a very easy and smooth drinking beer. Surprised at the alcohol content to be honest. It might become a go-to for a summer day beer choice.

01-01-2014 20:46:47 | More by bryangb
Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,292 ratings.