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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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1/5  rDev -74.4%

djre4orm, Jun 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

BKBassist, Mar 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

waddellc2, Feb 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

icehawk, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of BeerImmediately
3.33/5  rDev -14.6%

Picked up growler today since they didn't want to fill Scarlet Fire (why? No explanation given). 25 minutes after ordering, finally tracked my growler down sitting in front of some other dude down the bar. They need a new growler filling process / line.

Pours with nice 3F of soapy off white head over a very clear copper body. No carbonation flowing up. Great lacing.

Aromas are very perfumey. Lilac, herbs, citrus... Soft and aromatic.

Flavors follow suit - lots of floral going on. Rose bud, English bitter hops, herbs, and touch of tropical fruit sweetness. Good carbonation makes for a smooth mouthfeel, and highly drinkable IPA.

An English IPA with depth / balls.

BeerImmediately, Dec 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

mdillon86, Feb 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

erha2, Apr 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

wdarcy77, Dec 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Giantspace, Jul 22, 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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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

pat_usher, Jul 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

hoppymcgee, Apr 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

JohnK17, Feb 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

bigfnjoe, Jan 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

jculler82, Jan 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

MikeWard, May 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

mscott1975, Feb 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

GeoffreyM, Dec 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

hozersr, Jul 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ShemRahBoo, Feb 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

mwgroove23, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ryanpj, Jan 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

oglmcdgl, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

GrindFatherBob, Jan 31, 2013
Photo of Knapp85
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%

This poured out as a lightly hazed golden color with a decent looking white head on top. The smell of the beer is hoppy, some nice resiny pine aromas with a subtle malt aroma in there also. The taste of the beer has a mixture of earthy mellow hop flavors with some additional piney ones in there as well. It's an interesting flavor profile for sure. It's like a collision of English and American IPA all in one. The mouthfeel of the beer has more carbonation than I expected from a cask/firkin. Really surprising. It's medium bodied and crisp. Overall this beer isn't too bad. It's an enjoyable IPA.

Knapp85, Dec 22, 2012
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NATO IPA from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.