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NATO IPA - Victory Brewing Company

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NATO IPA
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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 Kendo:
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Kendo

New York

4.2/5  rDev +7.7%

A: Poured from the growler into a Sam Smith's nonic-style pint glass. Body is clear amber-orange with a big (3-finger) ivory head that leaves thick foamy lace.

S: Biscuity and caramel malt foundation with citrusy & floral hops on top. Not terribly hoppy in the nose, which is a bit of a surprise.

T: Sweet caramel malt is followed by piney & citrusy hops; finishes with piney bitterness - resin, pine needles and a lingering bit of spruce. Aftertaste is quite bitter, though malt sweetness remains underneath.

M: Good creaminess; carbonation is modest, heft is medium.

O: Easy drinker if you like a long, bitter finish. Surprisingly balanced otherwise, however; it's jut that piney bitter finish that reminds you that this is an American IPA.

05-16-2013 00:38:40 | More by Kendo
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

02-04-2013 20:20:06 | More by DWolf
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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-13-2013 05:13:53 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-16-2014 20:13:36 | More by pat_usher
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

02-14-2013 01:15:58 | More by waddellc2
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

02-05-2013 00:41:38 | More by mdillon86
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Pennsylvania

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01-13-2013 21:07:15 | More by GrantBrennan
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

12-29-2012 13:58:12 | More by ububru
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

02-03-2013 05:22:01 | More by Chugs13
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

01-23-2013 17:51:57 | More by st9647v3
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

01-19-2013 00:33:59 | More by Dreamer
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Noelito76

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

02-02-2013 15:12:10 | More by Noelito76
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erha2

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-18-2013 21:05:25 | More by erha2
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-25-2013 21:46:53 | More by JohnK17
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-17-2013 16:32:15 | More by SadMachine
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2013 17:19:51 | More by bigfnjoe
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rfgetz

New Jersey

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.

01-21-2013 17:57:49 | More by rfgetz
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random846

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-05-2013 05:22:14 | More by random846
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BKBassist

New York

3/5  rDev -23.1%

03-07-2013 05:03:37 | More by BKBassist
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banger7

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-25-2013 01:02:13 | More by banger7
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

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.

12-27-2012 23:17:44 | More by Oakenator
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nakedninjaturtle

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Gavage

New Jersey

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.

01-19-2013 00:02:48 | More by Gavage
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zapahoppa

Pennsylvania

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