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Wild Devil - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

746 Ratings
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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 484
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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necoadam

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured out a deep amber orangery color with a huge fluffy head that took a little bit to settle. Left some nice lacing after I was finished.

The aromas are terrific in this beer. Caramel, citrus, maltiness, and hops all blend in nicely. Some light undertones of musk round it out. I sniffed this beer quite a bit since it was so complex and wonderful.

The taste at first was very bready with notes of caramel. Hops and fruit with some citric undertones blend int with the maltiness towards the middle and end. Finished a tad on the dry side.

Mouthfeel was medium with a good dose of carbonation.

Quite the brew. When I took my first sip, at first thought it reminded me of HopDevil, but then the funkiness kicked in. If you see a bottle, do pick it up.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2009 13:17:04 | More by necoadam
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml bottle dated 6/11/14 poured into a tulip
A: Burnt orange with a lingering one-finger head
S: Sweet malts, yeast, a bit of earth/bretty funk
T: Sweet malt again, hints of citrus/pine from the hops, barnyard/earth from the brett and spice to round it out
M: Medium-bodied
O: Won't be memorable but solid and worth trying

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 01:16:02 | More by ONUMello
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-24-2014 23:12:33 | More by DrBier
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-24-2014 23:01:59 | More by MeganandDana
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Buckeye982

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-24-2014 01:25:58 | More by Buckeye982
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-23-2014 17:19:39 | More by tommyguz
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-23-2014 15:39:29 | More by Chuffbomb
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-23-2014 15:27:33 | More by Shandycan
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-23-2014 14:10:07 | More by jwat
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-23-2014 12:01:50 | More by Griffith
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-22-2014 15:58:50 | More by DirtCityBrews
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-22-2014 15:03:28 | More by Gregaroo
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archero

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-22-2014 13:52:24 | More by archero
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GreenMind

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

07-22-2014 13:40:31 | More by GreenMind
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DerrickW

Georgia

3/5  rDev -21.9%

07-22-2014 02:54:30 | More by DerrickW
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-21-2014 23:36:45 | More by kjkinsey
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-21-2014 23:26:17 | More by VikeMan
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-21-2014 22:05:44 | More by hozersr
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BradStokley

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-21-2014 21:00:52 | More by BradStokley
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Shroud0fdoom

Maryland

3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

*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.

Overall: This is an interesting take on the Brett IPA. Is it the most adventurous, no. Is enjoyable, yes it is. This beer is pretty balanced, hoppy and funky. This brew is worthy.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 20:28:41 | More by Shroud0fdoom
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Wild Devil from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.