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Ranch Double IPA - Victory Brewing Company

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Ranch Double IPA
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

299 Ratings
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Oakenator on 09-09-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery

A-light amber with a sticky light cream colored head

S-actually just a clean and wonderful scent of hops with a touch of vanilla. Good strength

T-comes in with a great bitter flavor of hops, vanilla, and clementine. Ooo the bitterness reall sticks to the tongue in a happy way. After-taste is similar with more citrus. Bitterness lasts awhile.

M-medium creamy carbonation with a dry finish

O-this is an awesome DIPA. The flavors and the bitterness are all there and are of high quality. I wish they'd bottle this because it's something I'd recommend everyone to try!.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. White head, moderate retention on a clear copper body. Clear, oily lacing. Aroma dominated by resinous hop juiciness obviously. Grapefruit and grass with a touch of cat urine. Taste is tongue coating and biting bitterness. Nice, easy finish considering the high abv. Overall, quite saitisfying, easy to drink and tasty.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a golden-copper color with a nice one finger just off white head. The head fades over a moderate amount of time to leave a good level of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is strongest of a bread, tropical fruits of mango and papaya and some citrus hop aromas of tangerine and grapefruit. Mixed with these smells are notes of caramel sweetness and a hint of a pine hop aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with a nice bready taste and a moderately strong dose of tangerine, mango and some peach. These flavors are a base for which hop flavors come and go upon. In the start there is a sweeter citrus hop flavor of a more tangerine, orange and grapefruit nature. As the taste advances to the middle this citrus hop flavor grows stronger and hits it apex. When this occurs, a pine and light floral hop flavor come to the tongue. These flavors grow stronger at the expense of the citrus hop, but they never quite overpower it. In the end, as a very light alcohol flavor creeps onto the tongue, a smoother and moderately hopped flavor (with the hop being a nice blend of citrus, pine and floral) is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is average to just above average in its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that was very average. Not bad for the style and in keeping with its drinkability. The thicker body was nice for the hop flavors and smoothness while the slightly higher carbonation suited the sweeter fruit flavors nicely as well as made this 9% brew quite easy to drink.

Overall-A pretty smooth and easy drinking double IPA. None of the flavors are too potent and all of them meld together quite well.

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Ranch Double IPA from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.