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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,025
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 143
Gots: 509 | FT: 32
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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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on May 31, 2014.

The pour is mainly copper amber with a good sized foamy white head that lingers and laces. Good clarity.

Pleasant aroma of floral, grass, and pine hops that enhance the scent but do not take it over. However, these are the first esters I get along with a more distant pale malt note.

Medium body.

The roasted pale malts stand up on the first sip but those snazzy floral and piney hops have too much of an ego to be kept down...so they jump forward. However they know when enough is enough so they end in a subtle, yet bitter fashion. This is wonderfully balanced and both subtle and vibrant at the same time. I could drink several of these.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 21:32:19 | More by puboflyons
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Lots of citrus hops in the aroma. Bursting with grapefruit, lemon, and orange. A little bit of sweetness going along with the cirrus. Nose finishes up with a burst of pine that is very strong.

The taste follows the nose. Lots of hops right up front, followed by the same bursting grapefruit and a hint of the lemon, with a touch of mango and possibly peach. A little bit of bitterness in the finish. Piney resin comes with the aftertaste. For such a hoppy beer, this is shockingly easy to drink.

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,025 ratings.