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Wild Devil - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

742 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 483
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 32
Gots: 41 | 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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*25.4 oz. Bottle*

Keeping it real like a hypothesis and hitting this brew with my Desert Eagle, it's legal and it astonishes. This brew is just too damn sexy looking. Lean and clean with a lot going on in the dome. Deep amber with a slightly off-white 1/2 finger crown. She looks neat, how does she smell? First this aroma is balanced between hops, malts and Brett. Tangy lemon pepper with some floral goodness. She also has that musky funk, she may look clean but deep inside but you can tell this girl gets down and dirty. The malts smell slightly toasted and bold. Let's get a taste for this Wild Devil. Well rounded, musky funk with citric, a little pineapple and resinous hops. The malts are sweet, biscuity and balanced with a resinous hop and slightly cheese aftertaste. Oh finishes slightly dry and bitter and on time and brassy. The feel on this Devil is medium-light body and par carbonation.

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Wild Devil from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.