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Wild Devil - Victory Brewing Company

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very good

622 Ratings
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Ratings: 622
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.32%

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

American IPA w/ Brettanomyces.

(Beer added by: Kadonny on 05-08-2008)
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Growler into new Sam Adams glass on 5/13/08. Thanks to Deuane for sharing!

A - Hazy amber/orange body with creamy one-finger head that left a decent amount of lacing around the glass. Sparse amount of slow-rising carbonation.

S - Funky yeast cloaks the typical floral and perfumy hop aroma of Hop Devil. There's some sour apple and sour cherry notes, as well as a slight alcohol twang as it warms up. Still, the hops are in there, but they seem a bit more fruity that usual, due to the addition of the Brett.

T - Fruity esters mingle with a distinct floral hoppiness and some citrus bitterness, with more of the typical Hop Devil flavor coming out. Still, there's a mild sourness and yeasty aspect that interplays with the hop character, creating a kind of Belgian-style IPA quality that is enjoyable.

M - Medium body with creamy texture and moderate carbonation. Finish is sour with some hop residue on the tastebuds. Warm mouthfeel overall.

D - Not as sour as I had anticipated, yet still quite distinct and different from the standard Hop Devil. Hats off to Victory for putting a new twist on one of their most beloved brews!

Serving type: growler

05-14-2008 17:46:38 | More by ffejherb
Wild Devil from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 622 ratings.