Hop Ticket Noble Ipa - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Yellolab2010 on 07-10-2014

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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 8
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Photo of justjonas
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Half growler fill. Enjoyed immediately. Nice clover honey notes in this one without being overly malty.

Photo of TangTKE402
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Received this as a gift growler (the best kind) and it was labeled "Hop Ticket #4 Noble IPA" so I can only assume this is the correct beer (even though it is not labeled as #4.

Hazy golden brown in color with a nonexistant head. Thin aroma of grass, malt, and dirt. Flavors are earthy, but to a salty extent. Malt flavors are not adequately kept in check by hops, and which leads to an overall middling beer. Mouthfeel is a bit chewy and neutral, with none of the bitter feels one assocoates with an IPA. Overall its a miss, but only because there are so many great IPAs out there to try instead.

Photo of speedvagen
2.88/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Virtually zero hop bitterness for a supposed ipa....honestly tasted like a mildly hopped pale ale

Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

On draft, pours a clear straw yellow with a thin white head, good carbonation, lots of bubbles.

The nose is very herbal and earthy, a little wet carpet. It smells like a wet dog and that is a very hard smell to get past once its in your head. The flavor is way different, the noble hops are actually really well balanced with the malt, a little caramel sweetness, citrus and lemon.

The smell really hurts this beer for me, but the flavor is good.

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Pours a light golden color with a white head. Aroma is full of pungent noble hops, very herbal and a bit stanky.

The taste is hoppy and bitter, slight buttery toffee, bread and pine. Solid bitter and earthy herbal notes. Pretty good flavors, it tastes like a pilsner though.

Light bodied, well rounded brew. Overall, interesting, but the hops really lend one to think euro lager, not American IPA.

Photo of jzeilinger
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%

A - Pours medium gold with little to no head retention and leaves a very thin white ring of lacing. Carbonation...none.

S - Light crackery malt, floral, grassy, light lemons and earth.

T - Starts bitter up front with lemons, pine, floral, and some honey malt on the back end with some lemon citrus tang at the very end.

M - Medium body, semi-dry finish, dry in the middle of the tongue and zesty on the side which makes the mouth salivate. Has some earthy spicy character as well.

O - The honey aspect of this beer reminds me more of an uber hopped pilsner.

Photo of cdrinkwine
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Decent Session IPA. Light on the hops for an IPA, but a nice flavor and feel.

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

a well made and tasty, but largely unremarkable ipa from victory here. i think it does only a so so job of highlighting the grassy zesty features of the noble region hops, and may have been caught in a catch22 of tradition and distinction, where tradition calls for copious early kettle action, while a better showcase of these hops would ignore their buttering prowess and add them late for a more flavorful interpretation of their uniqueness. this beer is lost in the middle i think, too bitter to really let the hops stand out as special, but not traditional enough to fit with the classic ales of the region. the result is a highly drinkable, yet generic tasting ipa. pale in color, frothy and patient looking, smelling and tasting only faintly like fresh noble hop varietals over its bitterness, and with a light and soft mouthfeel. good beer, cool project from victory, but this one may not have reached its full theoretical value...

Hop Ticket Noble Ipa from Victory Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.