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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,091 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,091
Reviews: 562
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 150
Gots: 540 | FT: 31
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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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

4.26/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 05:05:39 | More by Danmullens1
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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,091 ratings.