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Wild Devil - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

783 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 783
Reviews: 486
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 34
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American IPA w/ Brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: Kadonny on 05-08-2008)
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DwnTwnBwn

California

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Glass over flowed, tons of carbonation. Hazy amber beer. Laces well. Thick mat of bubbles stays around till the last drop.

S - Amazing wild smell. Lots of sour apple. Sweet grassy malt. Some tart acidic notes, touches of horse blanket. Wonderful.

T - This beer is all over the place. It has the hop profile of a good ipa, but the sweetness of Belgian. And the brett brings in a tart sour finish.

M - Lots of carbonation. Tons in fact, borderline gusher. Mice acidic and hopd dry finish. Light body

O- this wild beer is weird, its good in different ways but not one. Highly complex. Maybe time will show where this beer going.
will age another.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2010 05:08:14 | More by DwnTwnBwn
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Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a golden orange color with a one finger head of white foam. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a fantastic level of streaky lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is huge of funk and sourness with a strong funk of a hay like and grassy nature as well as a whole lot of sour vinegar and lemon juice. Along with these aromas comes some lighter sweet smells of tangerine and pineapple as well as a somewhat yeasty smell, overall producing a nice sour wild smell.

Taste – The taste begins a wonderful blend of sweet, malt, funk and hop. The sweet is mainly of a tangerine and light caramel nature with the malt being of a more biscuit like flavor. The funk flavors, which are only rivaled by the sweet upfront, are mainly of a grassy and hay taste, with the hop being relatively light initially, and consisting of a grapefruit taste mostly, but containing a little bit of grass as well. As the taste advances the funk grows in nature with the sweet remaining relatively constant. The funk takes on more grass and hay flavors, but also gains some yeasty and sour lemon and vinegar flavors as the taste moves to the end. As the sour and funk flavors increase, so too do the hop flavors, with more grapefruit coming to the tongue, but with quite a bit more grassy hop and some earthy and herbal flavors also coming to the tongue. In the end, with the sweet flavors still holding their ground, and with the nice blend of hop and the decent showing of funk, one is left with a very pleasant and enjoyable funked IPA flavor to linger on the tongue.

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Overall – This is a very pleasant and flavorful wild with a good blend of IPA flavor and funk. One to seek out and try.

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Wild Devil from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 783 ratings.