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Moving Parts 01 - Victory Brewing Company

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256 Ratings
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 5
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
We like to mix it up. New flavors, new ideas, new ingredients; we welcome them all. In celebration of our penchant for prolific experimentation, we present Moving Parts: The Ever Evolving IPA. Each release in this series celebrates a tweaked ingredient or two, creating an endless array of possible flavor profiles.

For our first batch (codenamed MP01), we blended whole-flower hops from the US, UK and Germany with German malts to create an IPA featuring citrus and piney notes. For us, Moving Parts are a good thing!

(Beer added by: jsh420 on 03-29-2014)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

jsh420, Today at 03:15 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

Keeping it simple, but so damn delicious. Smooth hop flavor with a big malty body. Can't get enough of it.

forgedinmetal666, Yesterday at 06:58 PM
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

"We like to mix it up. New flavors, new ideas, new ingredients; we welcome them all. In celebration of our penchant for prolific experimentation, we present Moving Parts: The Ever-Evolving IPA. Each release in this series celebrates a tweaked ingredient or two, creating an endless array of possible flavor profiles. For our first batch (codenamed MP01), we blended whole-flower hops from the US, UK and Germany with German malts to create an IPA featuring citrus and piney notes. For us, Moving Parts are a good thing!" Brewed in the style of an American IPA. Part of a newly launched IPA lineup, available in limited release 22 oz. bottles and on limited draft.

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle to a tulip glass. Served above 52º Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pours a frothy foam head of a gold-tinged white over a golden amber body with a mild haziness and plentiful carbonation. Retention is very good and lacing is light and spotty. 4

(Smell) The malt aroma is distinctively pilsner cracker malt with a touch of sweet undertones from some pale malt syrup. Hop notes are notably fruity and mild citrusy up front, with pine and grapefruit both a stretch for the aroma. Very clean and mild on the aroma. Potency is mellow. 3.5

(Taste) Flavors of pilsner malt, mildly dry with a hint of sweet body, reminiscent of a moderate-bodied German Pilsner. The hops are less fruity and more lemony, grassy and resinous at this stage, with a polite bitterness to follow for a medium dry and citrusy hop note finish. Unfortunately overall they don't seem to pop as brightly in the flavor as they did in the aroma. The flavor is altogether fairly mild and simple but that focusing on the arrangement seems to be the desired target, and the beer comes together more favorably than less so. 3.75

(Mouthfeel) Texture is soft, lightly chewy, medium dry. Carbonation generates a medium fizziness for a moderately crisp mouthfeel. The body is shy of medium for the style, medium overall. Balance is somewhat more bitter than sweet. Alcohol presence is low to indiscernible and there are no notable off-characters. 3.75

(Overall) A good start to a series for the beer connoisseur in all of us who care to learn more about hop impact. Future beers in the series are likely to keep simple and focus mainly on slight tweaks in malt and hop flavor. For that reason it may be worth the trouble to pick up more than one bottle to have alongside the second installment just to see how widespread these changes will be. I view this beer as more of an experiment for the curious than as a finished product, but the flavor, simple as it is, was enjoyable and the hops did a decent job as well in accenting the malt bill. 3.75

Victory Brewing Company's
Moving Parts Batch No. 1
3.71/5.00

Jadjunk, Oct 12, 2014
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- Spiegelau ipa glass. Batch#MP01. Enjoy by 06 Nov 2014. Consumed 9/17/14.

(3.60) A: Pale orange coloring, sharp clarity with a quick release of macro-effervesce. Bready, dull white head, 1 finger, is fairly resilient leaving a small amount of lacing.

(3.50) S: Flowery hop aroma, small lightly dry hopped whiff, dry orange and lemon peel with fresh barley stalks. The strength and complexity is reserved, considering thier hop ranch and dirt wolf.

(3.60) T: Flavor was grassy-herbal hops upfront, dry pine and grapefruit peel with a a dry, barely stalking malt backing. Dry floral-orchard like hops move in of a bit less then moderate strength, with a dry pine-orange hop finish.

(3.60) M: Dry, bittering mouthful, toasted dryness of citrus and alcohol, some active co2 around the tongues edges with a medium body.

(3.55) O: a good level of dry hops, but not much flavor component. An evolving experience that still needs a bit of evolving. Time is much better spent seeking out thier hop ranch or dirt wolf. Doesn't give much reason for multiples. A bit warm on the alcohol side, a bit mundane on the flavor side.

beerthulhu, Sep 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

tdmccarthy, Sep 25, 2014
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Moving Parts 01 from Victory Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.