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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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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-15-2014 22:00:45 | More by JohnnysBarIsIt
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-15-2014 21:59:24 | More by mours
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Shake

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-15-2014 04:58:12 | More by Shake
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zachobrien


5/5  rDev +18.2%

06-14-2014 06:55:24 | More by zachobrien
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

06-13-2014 19:27:34 | More by doremite
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PatB1987

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-11-2014 15:55:57 | More by PatB1987
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csoult

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-11-2014 13:20:26 | More by csoult
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-11-2014 01:55:12 | More by Lehighace06
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-09-2014 19:00:03 | More by IAmHollywood13
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

06-09-2014 08:25:42 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-08-2014 05:13:27 | More by ipc2000
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thetimhortonsman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-07-2014 16:02:36 | More by thetimhortonsman
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BlackNotesIII

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-07-2014 15:55:16 | More by BlackNotesIII
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Rborre321

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-06-2014 20:47:14 | More by Rborre321
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-06-2014 00:39:18 | More by Rutager
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tedgelee

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-05-2014 20:19:01 | More by tedgelee
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sorryifyoudont

South Carolina

4.29/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer has a golden/yellow pour out of the bottle with strong hop and citrus smell. The taste mimics the awesome smell and the beer has decent lacing. The mouthfeel is smooth with small bite in the after taste. Overall I like this beer very much, I raise my pint to victory once again.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 01:46:21 | More by sorryifyoudont
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vancean2

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-03-2014 16:54:52 | More by vancean2
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RozzieBoy

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-01-2014 02:33:29 | More by RozzieBoy
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maniaczak

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-31-2014 02:05:54 | More by maniaczak
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-30-2014 01:34:44 | More by GiantMidget
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The_Drunken_Sniper

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-28-2014 22:11:47 | More by The_Drunken_Sniper
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle best by 24 May 2014 at 42 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of citrus, closest to lemon
Head average (4.5 cm), white, creamy with rocks, very slowly diminishing fading to a to 1 -2 mm layer
Lacing poor: partial rings with small to medium bubbles, stalactites
Body light yellow, hazy
Flavor begins with a light lemony taste, slowly fading through sweetness to a light astringency. No alcohol, no diacetyl, no malt. No aftertaste is noted.
Palate light to medium, watery, carbonation lively.

This is the last bottle from the case I bought in Jan, 2014, and somehow I’ve neglected to review it. IMHO this is a much better beer than Dirtwolf, certainly having more flavor and a less noticeable hop profile. This could easily be a session beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 19:34:25 | More by Ozzylizard
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carmike813

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-27-2014 18:34:33 | More by carmike813
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BeerRunner

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-26-2014 03:34:12 | More by BeerRunner
Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,267 ratings.