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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,273 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,273
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 54
Gots: 89 | 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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bonkers

New Jersey

4.79/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a snifter. Hazy gold with lots of floaters, sticky, plus sized head. Ton of tropics fruit on the nose. Taste mimics aroma, lots of pineapple, not overly bitter. Surprising drinkable, well carbonated, resinous mouthfeel. Loved it! Best dipa I have had in a while.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2013 22:56:02 | More by bonkers
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twizzard

New York

4.78/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a light, pale orange. The aroma explodes out of the glass with orange, grapefruit, pine and yes, a little Chiba. Taste is citrusy with a slight pine finish coupled with subtle malt on the back of the palate. Creamy and full bodied, this brew glides over the tongue. I think I'll have another! Kudos to Victory, who's new brews continue to impress!

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 21:27:51 | More by twizzard
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Mineo

New Jersey

4.76/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Drew88

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-18-2014 21:32:54 | More by gordo7
Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,273 ratings.