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NATO IPA - Victory Brewing Company

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NATO IPA
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BA SCORE
87
very good

61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 12-22-2012)
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Reviews by Durge:
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4.18/5  rDev +7.2%

Found this on tap at the Somerset Hills Tap Room in New Jersey. The appearance is clear, pale reddish-copper with a polite white head and decent lacing. The aroma delivers a fairly grassy citrus with a sort of funky evergreen quality that finishes tart with a near sour cherry sweetness. The flavor brings a neat cherry-grain mix that features more of the medley of hop beauty; citrus, pine-evergreen and grassy edges. This a bit different and highly wonderful. It's medium bodied with a quality feel that is slightly viscous yet clean with a hint of a resinous surface. With moderate carbonation this brew is a thoroughly satisfying hop refreshment.

Durge, Feb 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

SadMachine, Jan 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

bigfnjoe, Jan 13, 2013
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3.61/5  rDev -7.4%

Pours a hazy orange amber color with strong dense cap of off-white froth. Scent brings floral, grassy and herbal hops along with a bitter malty backbone. Taste brings a decent amount of hops in the grassy/floral/earthy/herbal range and malts in the biscuity/nutty relm. Medium bodied, nice cask pour body. Decent but unremarkable IPA.

rfgetz, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

banger7, Jan 25, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +13.6%

Pours golden orange with two fingers of white head in a British pint glass. Complex lacing and good head retention throughout consumption. Aroma is floral hops - really present at the nose. Flavor is definitely hoppy but starts mild, builds to nice malt flavor, then finishes and lingers on the bitter hop flavor.

Oakenator, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

nakedninjaturtle, Jan 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Appearance: orange in color with a two finger head that leaves some thick lace on the glass while it slowly recedes.

Smell: loads of floral hop goodness here, along with some caramel and fruit sweetness.

Taste: caramel, golden apples, orange citrus, and a big floral component creates a well balanced and non-biting IPA.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp throughout with a drying finish. The floral tones really last long here.

Overall: a very enjoyable and highly drinkable beer. I can say this is one of the better beers I have had from Victory over the years.

Gavage, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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NATO IPA from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.