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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,477 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,477
Reviews: 587
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 176
Gots: 678 | 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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psumjl269

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-02-2014 15:19:13 | More by psumjl269
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djhowell

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-02-2014 04:52:05 | More by djhowell
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JayCheG

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.8%

05-02-2014 03:29:47 | More by JayCheG
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Hops_n_Hawks

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-02-2014 02:57:17 | More by Hops_n_Hawks
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tmaury

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-02-2014 00:53:16 | More by tmaury
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +7.2%

tap

Pours a light golden orange, hazy with a sugar white head that dissipates slowly.

Smells of citrus and grapefruit hops, some floral elements as well, with a bit of honey sweetness. Bright and fruity.

The taste is of both floral and fruity hops interlaced, followed by pine freshness. Runs a nice balanced gamut of hop flavors over rich honey and biscuit malts.

Medium to full body with fluffy carbonation.

A top notch IPA, something of a sleeper hit in my opinion. I'd put this one up with Zombie Dust and Hopslam any day.

05-01-2014 19:42:33 | More by Cylinsier
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-01-2014 17:20:43 | More by Satchboogie
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-01-2014 13:48:58 | More by SlothB77
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bruindre

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-01-2014 12:53:49 | More by bruindre
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JJMorgan22

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

05-01-2014 03:13:04 | More by JJMorgan22
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RozzieBoy

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

05-01-2014 01:54:07 | More by RozzieBoy
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McBAINx

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-30-2014 22:21:29 | More by McBAINx
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-30-2014 21:48:59 | More by JOldewurtel
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odomosan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-30-2014 04:49:11 | More by odomosan
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Lucnifter

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

04-30-2014 04:43:56 | More by Lucnifter
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RoninTK3

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-30-2014 03:42:10 | More by RoninTK3
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-30-2014 03:08:33 | More by GRG1313
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Nachos57

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +3.3%

12 oz. poured a little below cellar temp into tulip glass

A - Light yellow/orange color and very cloudy with visible particles. Beautiful pearly white head that does a lot of lacing

S - Amazing smell, tropical with some pineapple and passion fruit

T - Truly amazing balance of bitters and malts, though the hops do come over much stronger as is obvious with most DIPAs. Tastes like tropical grapefruits, and I love the hop resin

M - Perfect mouth feel with good carbonation and a great body, no wateriness at all

O - Fantastic beer, surprised that it outdid Victoria's Hop Ranch for me, Highly recommended beer.

04-30-2014 01:22:50 | More by Nachos57
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NickT1218

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

04-30-2014 01:19:23 | More by NickT1218
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

4.48/5  rDev +4.4%

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Pours a slightly hazy golden/yellow with a fluffy three-finger head of snow white foam with great retention. One of the lightest colored DIPA's I've seen. Epic lacing.

S - Powerful aroma of grapefruit, earthy hops, tropical fruits, pine, and butterscotch.

T - Candied malt sweetness meets tongue peeling hops! Lots of elements from the nose here; grapefruit, mango, pine, butterscotch, etc, but much more dank and herbal; dare I say almost "weed" like. Some grass notes in the mid-palate. Very lush and juicy. ABV well hidded. Delicious.

M - Full bodied with prickly carbonation, which makes for a stunning delivery system for the flavor. Finishes "wet", but doesn't stray one bit into anything "syrupy". Hard to imagine an improvement here.

O - Stellar. Immediately wished I had another. A great DIPA from a great brewery, and a definite rebuy.

04-30-2014 01:16:08 | More by TempeBeerMan
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-29-2014 23:57:00 | More by kenzilka007
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +7.2%

12oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A- a beautiful nearly clear goldenrod with a small white cap of a head. Laces surprisingly well.

S- Orange, Grapefruit, and BIG wallop of peach. Some crackery malt is detectable

T- Fantastic. Big notes of Grapefruit, Orange and peach. A resious finish, with a touch of pine on the end. Bitterness comes on at the end and balances the fairly big sweetness.

M- Slightly syrupy medium body. Carbonation is very active on the palette.

O- A fantastic offering from Victory, and I'm very glad they're a local brewery for me. World Class.

04-29-2014 21:22:41 | More by JWU
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

04-29-2014 20:34:54 | More by Chris_Panos
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-29-2014 17:40:43 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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jme015

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.8%

04-29-2014 16:58:59 | More by jme015
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,477 ratings.