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Hop Wallop - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,584 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,584
Reviews: 1,892
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 114
Gots: 168 | 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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paytonpowell

Minnesota

4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: An amazing golden hued straw color with a thick creamy white head that rests open the hazy body. This is what I want all my Imperial IPA's to look like.

S: An initial blast of Clementine fruit followed by a resinous pine smell. unlike other Imperial IPA's the sweetness in the nose isn't followed by a thick caramel scent but is light and brisk and refreshing. Hints of freshly cut grass definitely linger in the background.

T: Wonderfully balanced sweet citric flavors roll across the tongue grassy resinous follow soon there after and the aftertaste smacks of Sauvignon Blanc.

M: Crisply carbonated and very refreshing medium-light body with well balanced acidity and nary a hint of thick caramel feel found in others of this style.

O: I am not a big IPA fan in general and tend to be skeptical of all but a handful of Imperial/Double IPA's so the Hop Wallop really stood out to be because it was so different. I love the fact that most of the caramel notes and feelings found in others are absent from this and that this is also reflected in its amazing coloring. Instead of wickedly bitter and dank like it was so balanced and citrus oriented it totally caught me off guard. I think that this is a great beer and well worth the slightly higher price tag.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 23:12:32 | More by paytonpowell
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Hop Wallop from Victory Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,584 ratings.