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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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5,098 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,098
Reviews: 643
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 197
Gots: 908 | FT: 35
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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Photo of Bouleboubier
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

(enjoy by 18 Jan 2015 - poured into a fat Chouffe tulip)

L: clear, grainy yellow-gold hue... beautiful, tightly-woven web of frothy, cottony white foam... curiously, little lace, as the foam chooses to glide down the wall of the glass

S: vintage Victory whole-flower hop character... orange, lemon, green grass... almost jelly-like, candy sweetness... mellow yet invigorating lemony alcohol... perhaps a slightly sourdough/lemon tart after the last 1/2 oz poured in

T: pungent, grassy/green onion hop flavor and zippy bitterness... subtle aftertaste of old-timey lemon hard candy... malt fills in just enough of the background to give it foundation, like a crust

F: soft, short, buzzing waves of foam... bit of a slick-ish finish and residual film sliding down the back end of the tongue... ends up blanket-soft, filling the palate with a burst of hop ghosts

O: lovely intensity of elegant yellow citrus and powdery white butter cookie flavor... the German engineering is still in effect... so utterly enjoyable - not much more they could do to improve its construct

Bouleboubier, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

On tap.

Was okay for a double IPA. Didn't pack a lot of flavor to me. Super high ABV.

8BaconBits, Sep 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

After reading the reviews this popped right into my wants. Then on a lowly day when beer shopping my phone died, unable to turn to BA for advice. With no particular wants in mind I picked this up, read the description on the side and knew I had to try it. This ended up as a want twice and for good reason. Smells and tastes primarily of citrus, mostly grabbing grapefruit and apple, surprisingly brings a brisk spice aspect once the pine comes forward. Aftertaste is dry and suitable to taste. Mouthfeel is crisp with biting carbonation. So easy and pleasurable to drink, my new personal go-to.

Vivelepositif, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

This is easily the best IPA/DIPA I have ever had.

slym, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.24/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Pure awesome IPA very hoppy and delicious.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Pours golden yellow. Smells super hoppy. Almost sweet in it's smell. Lemon, citrus and fruit taste. Packs in some different flavors than other DIPA. Low bitterness. Great drink. Almost a completely different take on the DIPA than what I am used to.

Brackh, Friday at 02:19 AM
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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,098 ratings.