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Hop Wallop - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,575 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,575
Reviews: 1,892
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 112
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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optiontwo

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3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz. poured into tulip

Appearance: Hazy golden orange/yellow with a cloudy one inch head. Good retention and thick ringed lacing down the glass.

Smell: Strong pear, grass/hay, and thick hop aroma. Some sweet malt is lost in there somewhere.

Taste: Citrus fruits with crisp apple and pear followed by bitterness but nothing too crazy. Finish has a yeasty twinge and slight alcohol. I wonder what kind of hops they use in this beer because to me it comes off more like a Belgian IPA than an American IIPA.

Mouthfeel: Nice, not overwhelming.

Drinkability: This is where I think this beer shines. 8.5% ABV isn't that high consider what most other IIPA's weigh in at, and it still has very full flavor.

Overall: The first time I had this I had it directly after having some hopslam. At that point I thought this beer was a poor attempt at a IIPA but now I realize it's good qualities

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2009 18:49:29 | More by optiontwo
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Hop Wallop from Victory Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,575 ratings.