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Hop Wallop - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,573 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,573
Reviews: 1,892
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 111
Gots: 161 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-17-2003)
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donniecuffs

New Jersey

4.93/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

(had this on cask, but have also had it on tap and out of the bottle, with near-identical results)

Pours hazy golden-orange, with a finger of white head, and excellent lacing. The smell was pink grapefruit, lemon, pine, maltiness, grass, and floral herbs. The flavor yielded all of the above in generous amounts, dissolving mid-palate to a more grassy/herbal/woodiness, and then finishing a pleasant dry bitter, with bitter/grapefruit/pine aftertaste hints. The body was medium, with subtle carbonation, even from the cask (must've been a fresh tapping). Despite the strength, the flavor beckons you for more, and before you know, it's a session. Thank the beer gods (and Victory) for making this a year-round offering.

Serving type: cask

10-13-2009 18:57:20 | More by donniecuffs
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Hop Wallop from Victory Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,573 ratings.