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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,267 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,267
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 55
Gots: 84 | 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: 1,267 | Reviews: 210 | Display Reviews Only:
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

4.51/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A-Poured into a snifter-pours a bright sunshine yellow with a bright white head that dissipates quickly leaving only some slight lacing

S-It does not have a very strong nose-but consisted primarily of citrus notes. To me the nose was the weakest aspect of this beer.

T-It has a great balance between citrus and tropical hop flavors with citrus getting a slight edge. It is very flavorful and to me is reminiscent of Hop Slam and Stone Best Buy. It is very hoppy and has a much stronger hop presence than Sucks. It is very delicious and hoppy. You can't really notice the alcohol.

M-creamy and slightly syrupy

D-dangerously drinkable-I drank 2 and could have drank at least another but I split the four pack with my father-in-law

Overall, this beer exceeded my expectations and is honestly one to seek out

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 11:50:15 | More by thegodfather2701
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-18-2014 19:26:21 | More by TTripp725
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dbawdbawdbaw

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-15-2014 06:48:26 | More by dbawdbawdbaw
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-17-2014 23:32:47 | More by JakerLou
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megamass

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-03-2014 05:26:22 | More by megamass
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-29-2013 17:01:04 | More by KolbMarley
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-08-2014 00:07:07 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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Skye1024

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-24-2014 04:17:56 | More by Skye1024
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-11-2014 03:53:39 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-09-2014 01:50:27 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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whitehawk330

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-28-2014 02:36:04 | More by whitehawk330
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butters_mcgee

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-14-2014 00:25:08 | More by butters_mcgee
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-19-2014 23:41:32 | More by HeyYoMar
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-06-2014 15:39:03 | More by ryser2k
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Ptzy13

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-25-2014 21:56:03 | More by Ptzy13
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rwilde

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-11-2014 23:55:31 | More by rwilde
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aengleman

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-05-2014 22:15:51 | More by aengleman
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Zonian1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-23-2014 15:39:54 | More by Zonian1
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dsauter

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-15-2014 22:35:05 | More by dsauter
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-23-2014 04:01:18 | More by dcbeers
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En29356

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-09-2014 01:44:36 | More by En29356
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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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Beezee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-05-2014 05:25:08 | More by Beezee
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JDub22

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-14-2014 22:19:56 | More by JDub22
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VE777

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Light blonde. Full of life. About one finger head, but faded somewhat quickly.

Probably one of the most interesting beers I've ever smelled in my entire life: onion, garlic, citrus.

Contrary to the smell description, or perception on my behalf, the taste was quite refreshing: citrus up front, and onion in the back.

Again, the best way for me to describe the mouthfeel would be, refreshing. Medium carbonation, with little aftertaste.

Overall, this is one of the more unique Imperial's I'ver ever had the opportunity to taste. Hell, it even goes perfectly with my goat cheese, salami and vienna bread spread! Not something I would go out of my way to acquire, but definitely a solid beer. I'd say at least try it once.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 02:17:21 | More by VE777
Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,267 ratings.