DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company
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Ratings: 4,354 | Reviews: 576 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Bone53:
4.16/5 rDev -3%
Served from a bottle into a snifter at around 45°F
Appearance: Hazy golden color with a one finger white head that sticks around. Looks quite disappointing in the glass
Smell: Citrus, grapefruit, resinous pine, grassy. Clean aromas
Taste: Same as smell, but muted, with a little astringency, and a sweet malt finish.
Mouthfeel: Smooth with a bitter finish. Very light for the style, perhaps even watrery. But it's extremely drinkable and doesn't feel like 8.7% abv at all!
Overall: I don't think Dirt Wolf lives up to the hype. Maybe it's because I've been indulging in Enjoy By, Head Hunter, Chillwave, etc., but it seems too watery, and whatever good flavors are there, are muted, borderline astringent, and comes off as a bit of an imitation of the greats in my opinion. However, this beer is still solid, local to me, and reasonably priced, which is why I keep coming back.
02-13-2014 08:28:27 | More by Bone53
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4.23/5 rDev -1.4%
Had a growler filled at Premier Gourmet this weekend....I love that place.Poured into an impy nonic a clear light to medium golden with a great looking blooming white head that left two multiple rings of lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Pine and grapefruit along with sugary sweetness in the nose,there is drunken fruit element to it.Fresh citric hops greet the taste buds that melds into a grassiness and then into a sweet dough caramel base,a sugary alcohol element is there but doesn't overpower the hops.I like it,top 5....not sure,but it kicks ass.
09-29-2013 22:05:47 | More by oberon
4.21/5 rDev -1.9%
12oz bottle poured into Mr. Pint.
Appearance: A hazy, mostly translucent yellow with brisk bubbling action and a white head that leaves a little bit of lacing on the side of the glass as it slowly dies down.
Smell: Holy complex nose, Batman! Citrus, hops, pine, grass, grapefruit all just take their turn in blasting out for my enjoyment.
Taste: Very much reflects the nose. Nice, complex - and distinct - flavors centered around citrus, pine, grass, and hops hit pretty good.
Mouthfeel: Pretty crisp. A little bit of the pine lingers as an aftertaste.
Overall: Well, then. $9.45 for a 4 pack well spent!
03-22-2014 02:29:04 | More by don1481
4.15/5 rDev -3.3%
A: A light colored DIPA that is a deep golden beer with good clarity. The white head is quick to fade into a thin cap of soapy bubbles.
S: A strong citrus hops aroma that mostly has notes of grapefruit, pine, some pineapple and a fair amount of an herbal character. There is a light malt a sweetness and a low alcohol sweetness.
T: An aggressive hops bitterness and a very strong citrus hop flavors. The hop flavors are a lemon/lime, pine, some mango and little citrus zest. There is just enough malt for support and nothing more making for a very bitter balance. The finish is off-dry with a lingering, citrus hops flavor and bitterness. There is some herbal qualities to the hop flavor that is more apparent towards the finish.
M: A medium bodied beer with a light creaminess and a strong level of carbonation.
O: A very well crafted Double IPA that brings a ton of American citrus hops to the party. The entire focus and balance of the beer is out towards showcasing the hops.
10-14-2013 22:44:48 | More by MadScientist
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,354 ratings.