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Wild Devil - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

743 Ratings
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Ratings: 743
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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Ratings: 743 | Reviews: 483 | Display Reviews Only:
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2011 03:31:10 | More by tat2dhllblly
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Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-01-2011 07:05:28 | More by twelveinches
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-26-2013 02:41:57 | More by CesarLopes
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-03-2011 18:38:22 | More by deapokid
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2009 01:21:29 | More by barleywinefiend
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-16-2011 03:31:37 | More by rjvanston
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2011 03:45:52 | More by victory4me
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-26-2011 19:05:59 | More by djrn2
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-12-2014 14:32:43 | More by NYR_Rob
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-16-2014 21:58:49 | More by meatyard
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-18-2011 18:45:37 | More by touchmeimsac
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HopDerek

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

05-21-2008 21:55:41 | More by HopDerek
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-12-2011 02:58:53 | More by Montrose79
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Maryland

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07-19-2014 13:25:45 | More by Evan
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-08-2013 00:05:43 | More by WOLFGANG
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-29-2014 01:49:57 | More by devilfluff
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-15-2011 18:22:37 | More by jak
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +4.2%

11-25-2011 14:03:44 | More by Rochefort10nh
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GeoffFromSJ

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my New Belgium tulip glass.

Hops on the nose at first. And then brett later. Taste is of Brett with a sharp hops bitterness and then floral hops notes. As this warms, this becomes a much different beer. The sharp bitterness recedes. Brett tastes become calmer and it becomes mellow and more drinkable.

There was a time I would have said anything with Brett was a 4.5, etc. But once you use the yeast strain it seems very hard to get other malt flavors to show through. Currently I'm digging Zotten. And I love Orval.

But it would really be nice to have a Brett-based beer with some other malt tastes poking through.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2009 01:28:39 | More by GeoffFromSJ
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oakbluff

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle- been sitting on this one for better part of a year to see how the brett is doing. Pours a dark copper with an insane head. Thick chunky head that doesn't want to go away. Nose- grassy hops, caramel and dirt. Taste- took a while for my taste buds to wrap all of whats going on together- intially it was caramel malt sweetness and then the brett funk, but after a few sips the hops start to come through as well. Medium bodied with good carbonation. finishes nicely with the hop/brett dryness.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2010 17:13:26 | More by oakbluff
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Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-16-2014 02:47:25 | More by afsdan
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hillind

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-10-2011 03:25:40 | More by rab53
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Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2014 02:45:11 | More by RobTheKnob
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aeminter

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep honey color. Thick off-white, rocky foamy head. Good head retention and lacing.

S: Slightly sour with a "farmhouse" quality...

T/M: The Belgium yeast balances out the hops very nicely. Mild citrus flavors and some very pleasant spice notes. Mid-ow carbonation and medium body.

O: A very tasty beer. I would like to have this one again, but as with most beer it is best enjoyed with others.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2011 16:01:48 | More by aeminter
Wild Devil from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 743 ratings.