DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company
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Reviews by Danmullens1:
4.26/5 rDev -0.7%
Feeling left out of the DirtWolf party I finally hit pay dirt at my local small-town bottle shop—two bottle limit but I literally jumped for joy to get a taste. Not sure what a DirtWolf is—but I like it.
A pale, hazy, golden pour from a 12 oz. bottle into a snifter to kick-off the festivities. The foamy, off-white head poops-out a little too early, but some nice lacing sticks around for the fun.
The nose on DirtWolf is outstanding. Bam—juicy-grapefruit, tropical-punch-blast into earthy, dank as a mo-fo, hop goodness. If there's any malt sweetness, I missed it.
Taste is bitter. Dank. Like the nose it hits you up front with citrus—I get mostly grapefruit. Then pine, resiny hop oil, and a bitter, dry finish. And I'll be damned if there wasn't an ever so subtle biscuity malt sweetness in there. Or maybe that was another party.
Carbonation was a little fizzier than my every day DIPA, but again—I liked it.
What a hop cocktail. Love to know the hop bill on this little devil. Definitely worth the wait. I'll be seeking out more of the allusive DirtWolf.
03-01-2014 05:05:39 | More by Danmullens1
More User Reviews:
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 4,441 ratings.