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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,018 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,018
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 141
Gots: 506 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using whole flower Chinook, Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops.

(Beer added by: aengleman on 09-27-2013)
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle from 4-pack ($9), best by Mar 2014.

Straw, gold elixir poured into HF pint glass. A bit cloudy without any precipitant. Half inch, white head remains throughout. Plenty of lacing.

Tropical fruit notes mainly mangoes, ripe pears, citrus. Some grassy, earth undertones.

Smooth, hop bitterness, grapefruit and citrus predominates, with a bit of alcohol coming through at the end.

Medium body, nicely carbonated.

Well done DIPA from Victory but certainly behind the top tier in its class.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 20:45:34 | More by CaptCleveland
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Lots of citrus hops in the aroma. Bursting with grapefruit, lemon, and orange. A little bit of sweetness going along with the cirrus. Nose finishes up with a burst of pine that is very strong.

The taste follows the nose. Lots of hops right up front, followed by the same bursting grapefruit and a hint of the lemon, with a touch of mango and possibly peach. A little bit of bitterness in the finish. Piney resin comes with the aftertaste. For such a hoppy beer, this is shockingly easy to drink.

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A: Pours golden with a hint of orange, little head that goes away quickly
S: Citrusy. Agree with others that the smell is the weakest part of this beer, but so what, because --
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M: Again, don't know how to improve on this. Huge hop blast but just the right amount of bitter with no soapy ending.
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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,018 ratings.