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Hop Ranch - Victory Brewing Company

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1,782 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,782
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 91
Gots: 258 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dwagner003 on 10-30-2013

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)
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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.28/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: very light golden color with long lasting head and lots of lacing.

Smell: hoppy and floral but not overwhelming.

Taste: can definitely taste the alcohol right from the start and a slight bitterness but again not overwheming.

Mouthfeel: slightly dry.

Overall: to me this seems like a Prima Pils with more hops and higher alcohol rather than a DIPA not a bad beer but not to style.

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3.28/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Did not like anything about this beer to be honest.

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3.29/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very nice - lighter than expected color/mouthfeel. Pine and citrus. Nice beer.

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3.39/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not exactly what I was expecting after reading other reviews, and loving dirtwolf. It wasn't bad by any means, but far from outstanding. Lots of tropical fruit in this beer, but there was something strange I couldn't quite put my finger on. Almost reminded me of a fruity champagne or carbonated Chardonnay. I will say for 9% abv this beer was very light. Over all decent. But far from great.

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3.41/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.48/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.49/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Hop Ranch from Victory Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,782 ratings.