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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,079
Reviews: 562
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 149
Gots: 537 | 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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garymuchow

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Enjoy by May (8?) 2014, so I am under the wire, so to speak.
Poured into SN IPA glass.
Pleasing hop aroma. Complex and interesting. Just a touch of hop oil, but not enough to distract (this glass seemed to have more than my previous bottles, but I'm giving the benefit of the doubt on scoring).
Huge head that prevented descanting whole bottle into glass. Golden amber and rather clear.
Well balanced DIPA. No excess increases drinkability a lot. Still hop forward with taste and clinging bitterness and even a little puckering when it closes. Still a notable firm malt with clean pale malt flavors and only touches of additional flavors. Not too sweet.
Nice moderate to slightly bigger body. Carbonated well.
This is as good of a drinking DIPA around. Can certainly do more than 1 and only the alcohol will be the issue. I suppose 3 could lead to a hop hangover, but in the right circumstances I may take a chance on that.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 22:37:50 | More by garymuchow
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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,079 ratings.