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NATO IPA - Victory Brewing Company

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NATO IPA
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BA SCORE
87
very good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 14.21%
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 12-22-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

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3.33/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

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3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

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NATO IPA from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.