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Wild Devil - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,113 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,113
Reviews: 515
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 44
Gots: 102 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American 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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4/5  rDev +4.7%

rolltide8425, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a hazy amber gold with a big head that fades into some nice lace. The smell and taste are exactly what i was expecting, a nice hops and funk mixture. Some citrus and mint are evident. The mouth is medium bodied with nice carbonating. A nice easy drinking twist.

grayburn, Jun 17, 2009
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Joestradamus91, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled MAR 3 2009.

Pours a beautiful amber in color with a full two fingers of pillowy off-white head. Aroma is dominated by hops that seem mostly herbal and a touch grassy. There is a faint yeast presence, some barely noticeable fruity esters and a bit Brett. Taste is interesting, doesn't really seem to resemble Hop Devil. Hops are much more herbal and grassy. There is also a distinct Brett funk that, while not terribly powerful, is the dominant flavor here. Mouthfeel is good with medium-light body and ~high carbonation. Fairly dry, hops aren't in the fore but there is a better than moderate bitterness. Drinkability is pretty good. The Brett character gets much more prominent as the beer warms. Overall I'm not a huge fan of Brett but I still find this brew rather enjoyable.

mnj21655, Apr 20, 2009
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Axnjxn, Jul 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

millerbuffoon, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

stoutlover1978, Feb 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

tat2dhllblly, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

twelveinches, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Joewheezy, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

JeffTheJuice, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

CesarLopes, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

deapokid, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

JFear, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Props to Solomn420 for pulling this out and sharing.

Poured an amber with a nice white head. Nose is sour, spice and belgian yeast. Taste was sour, lots of yeast and hops, pretty good balance and there a spiciness to it on the end. Mouthfeel was and drinkability was good well. Good beer all the way around.

barleywinefiend, Aug 13, 2009
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

rjvanston, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

victory4me, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

djrn2, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Mweiss199, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

NYR_Rob, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

meatyard, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

touchmeimsac, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly hazy golden amber color with 1 finger of creamy head, nice retention and good sticky lacing. Smells of yeast, spices, caramel, citrus, and earthy hops. Tastes of sweet caramel and biscuit with a touch of yeast, slight sour notes mix with earthy hops with a lemon rind finish. Medium in body with good carbonation. Smooth and spicy with some sour notes. A very interesting twist on their staple IPA, good and flavorful with more of a Belgian IPA feel to it. A great way to start off a visit to the new brewpub.

HopDerek, May 21, 2008
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

ZEB89, Oct 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Montrose79, Dec 12, 2011
Wild Devil from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.