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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,330 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,330
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 66
Gots: 99 | 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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4.51/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

justintcoons, Jan 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Brushkanna, Jan 01, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

bryangb, Jan 01, 2014
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Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,330 ratings.