DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company
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Ratings: 4,079 | Reviews: 562 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Premo88:
3.78/5 rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
12 oz. bottled poured into tulip
L: peach orange ... a gold with just a bit of red/amber thrown in; decent 1-inch head of white foam on a pretty hard pour that sticks at the top; it's keeping a perfect ultra-white collar of foam; not 100% clear but it's not opaque ... a bit of mistiness, so call it 60-70% clear
S: bitter grapefruit; some grassiness in there, but mostly it's citrusy/grapefruit
T: salty grapefruit juice; it has a bit of sweetness to it, but this particular grapefruit bomb either has some earthy hops or spicy hops competing with the citrus/grapefruit taste; it's plenty bitter, but it pulls back just a bit from being undrinkably so with some tropical fruit flavors hiding underneath the bitter grapefruit
F: pretty thick for a pale ale but still very drinkable. not syrupy, but it's a mouthful
O: it's got a nice twist of flavors besides grapefruit, and they work well together -- too many American DIPAs come off as a mess of caramel/mango that I can't stand, but this brew has a few hints of tropical fruit flavor while still maintaining that tasty grapefruit note. I'd have to drink this side-by-side with some of my favorite IPA/DIPA grapefruit bombs to get a better handle on where it fits in my personal ranking, but the bottom line is it's very good and hides a healthy load of alcohol completely.
Serving type: bottle
05-14-2014 06:23:18 | More by Premo88
More User Reviews:
4.89/5 rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
I bought a case of DirtWolf almost as soon as it hit the shelves. And it did not disappoint. I would only warn that the beer is so well crafted that the higher Imperial ABV is masked completely (unlike some other Imperial styles) . So, tread lightly! It's not called DirtWolf without reason!
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 16:19:51 | More by Guuggysdad
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,079 ratings.