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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 3,843
Reviews: 550
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 135
Gots: 450 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle with an enjoy by date of October 14, 2014. Pours into a Stone tulip a brilliant medium-gold with a huge, frothy, rocky white head. The head lasts about 3-4 minutes before settling into a crown with thick chunks of lacing spread around the rim of the tulip.

Nose is huge, hoppy, and smells like it Victory brewed this on the opposite coast. Massive citrus aromas: grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple. Dank resin and floral aromas are also evident. Almost a slight garlicy smell, which is a little strange since there's apparently no Summit in the recipe. Slight hint of spice, particularly chive.

Flavor is very juicy. Tons of tropical fruits, followed by floral and resiny flavors. Just a slight hint of caramel and honey malts, and a spicy finish. Very little bitterness for the style. Slight alcohol warmth, but you can barely taste it.

Medium bodied with a low-medium level of carbonation. Very easy on the palate; dry, refreshing even.

This is a wonderful DIPA. Definitely hop-dominant, but a very well-selected blend of hops gives it a very complex flavor and bouquet. Excellent all around and relatively low ABV for the style. Victory rarely disappoints, and it has produced another winner with DirtWolf.

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,843 ratings.