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Ranch Double IPA 369 Hop Edition - Victory Brewing Company

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Ranch Double IPA 369 Hop Edition
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BA SCORE
88
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-10-2012)
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On tap at World of Beer Raleigh

A - orange with a huge white, thick, foamy head that has great retention

S - hugely flower like a bouquet of flowers

T - light malt presence, spicy, herbal, peppery, floral, well hidden ABV

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a nice beer. It's immensely hoppy and showcases layers of hop flavors. The ABV was also completely masked which made this dangerously drinkable. It was definitely a great drinking experience.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ranch Double IPA 369 Hop Edition
Victory Brewing Company
Style: American Double / Imperial IPA
ABV: 8.70 %

LOOK: Deep copper colored brew exhibiting a fine clarity. An inch of head forms, leaving some sparse lacing on the glass. Appears like a solid pale ale.

SMELL: Piney, resinous hops, herbal, sappy nose. Some malt sweetness lingers in the background. Smells like all things hoppy and prosperous.

TASTE: Pale, honey like malt character upfront with a crisp hop bite. Bright, citrusy, semi-tropical hop also showing some big herbal and pine notes. Enamel stripping bitterness. Alcohol is present but the flavors are undeniable. A damn tasty, well made double IPA with a west coast flavor.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium to full bodied, well carbonated and smooth. Crisp, drying hop bite. Spot on for the style and very nicely rounded ale.

OVERALL: Using an experimental, American grown hop, this ale highlights the strain with a west coast finesse. Possessing a trademark distinct strong hop tone that many Victory products contain, along with some unexpected fruit notes. Simply getting the best of this hop, which is a very tasty variety. Easily a great Double IPA, and hopefully soon to be a regular offering.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Ranch Double IPA 369 Hop Edition from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.