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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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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

03-09-2014 21:51:25 | More by Yellolab2010
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WheelsPSU

New York

3.7/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Knew this beer was retired about 6 months ago in favor of DirtWolf so when I saw a bottle at the local store, I figured it was about time I finally try this.

Hop Wallop poured a hazy and cloudy gold yellow hue with a two finger white soapy head. The lacing sat in rings as I took each sip.

The smell was almost none existent for me. Resinious hops and bready malts were the only faint things I picked up.

The taste was the best part of this beer. It was dominated by the dank piney hops and a layer of toasted malts on the tongue. At the back end, I tasted orange (it was subtle) but the bitterness kept coming.

I think this beer needed a stronger malt backbone to intensify the hops. Overall not my favorite from Victory. DirtWolf is a big improvement.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 20:05:37 | More by WheelsPSU
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Maurizio

California

2.58/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Mixed dank and citrus nose. Mildly oxidized aroma. Taste is similar: a hint of oxidation, mild dank, and moderate citrus. Mildly astringent as well. Thin head, with good lacing. Mouthfeel thin-medium. No heat. I generally like Victory beers, and was pretty disappointed with this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 15:50:36 | More by Maurizio
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JKV96

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-06-2014 21:36:50 | More by JKV96
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

03-01-2014 21:48:19 | More by VeganUndead
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Bwagner1122

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-27-2014 00:47:48 | More by Bwagner1122
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jaymo18

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-25-2014 04:16:05 | More by jaymo18
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

02-24-2014 17:59:02 | More by drdiesel9483
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

02-23-2014 00:02:16 | More by TTripp725
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BrooklynPanch

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-22-2014 02:59:15 | More by BrooklynPanch
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hop_devil

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

02-21-2014 21:33:58 | More by hop_devil
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kevinlater

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-20-2014 07:28:38 | More by kevinlater
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jpro

South Carolina

2.88/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

12oz from Northbridge Pig’s closing sale. Poured into a Duvel tulip...

A: Deep gold; creamy, three-finger head; a few rings of lace.

S: Pungent... oniony hops; not particularly good.

T: Thank goodness, not like the smell; heavy grapefruit rind, but still not great; kind of harsh.

M: Medium feel, moderate carbonation.

O: Hopefully Dirtwolf is better.

(maybe this bottle was old / past its prime)

*from notes 10.16.13

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2014 22:15:12 | More by jpro
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mac1988psu

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

02-18-2014 02:38:57 | More by mac1988psu
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Trapipa

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

02-18-2014 01:29:02 | More by Trapipa
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BMos

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

02-18-2014 00:28:18 | More by BMos
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thomseye

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-17-2014 23:19:13 | More by thomseye
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MarkGutz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-12-2014 04:59:38 | More by MarkGutz
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emakings

Puerto Rico

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-10-2014 22:02:19 | More by emakings
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-10-2014 18:03:02 | More by Burkbom23
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BierJager89

California

3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Fairly translucent golden with a creamy, foamy tan head.

S: Sweet mango, nectarine, pineapple, pine and other floral notes in an excellent, though a touch weak, nose.

T: Taste is much more floral, unfortunately, but still has some citric, though not acidic, notes. Pine and other floral notes are much more harsh.

M: Carbonation is like a typical IPA, not so much like a double IPA, but really, at 8%, it's more of a strong IPA than a DIPA. Medium bodied.

O: Taste was disappointing after the nose, but it was a decent beer. Somewhat recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 06:10:39 | More by BierJager89
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robertjskelton

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

02-07-2014 03:02:13 | More by robertjskelton
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lobos62

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-06-2014 14:14:47 | More by lobos62
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RangnaR

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

02-05-2014 14:37:03 | More by RangnaR
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mpenske

California

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

02-05-2014 05:14:40 | More by mpenske
Hop Wallop from Victory Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,575 ratings.