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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,447 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,447
Reviews: 583
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 174
Gots: 660 | 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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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-21-2013 22:05:36 | More by Reagan1984
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chicagoish

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-21-2013 20:35:11 | More by chicagoish
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DTown

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-21-2013 19:45:18 | More by DTown
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.51/5  rDev +5.1%

Pours honey golden in color with a fluffy one finger white head that has good retention. Lots of carbonation bubbling up and a slight haze.

Smell is incredible. Tons of grapefruit peach and pear hop aromas, strait fruit from front to back. Really bright vibrant aromas and is smells super crisp and juicy. Light caramel malt add a nice backdrop but the fruity hops are the show.

Loads of hop oils and resin are the first to hit the palate with crisp pine and lightly herbal flavors. Some citrus follows with grapefruit being the most dominate but there is also some slight mandarin orange. Hop oils and resin persist well into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is great, tons of oils and resin are cut with a nicely balanced moderate to high carbonation to keep it refreshing and highly drinkable.

12-21-2013 19:23:41 | More by Fcolle2
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creepinjeeper

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

12-21-2013 09:04:20 | More by creepinjeeper
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mstrcrwly

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-21-2013 06:03:16 | More by mstrcrwly
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akang

California

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-21-2013 05:57:24 | More by akang
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Poured into a snifter from a twelve-ounce bottle.

A- Beautiful color on this: golden and copper. There's a foamy, frothy head with lots of bubbles. The head is three fingers thick and leaves sticky lacing around the interior of the glass.

S- The aroma is wonderful and takes me to Florida--- citrusy, tropical before becoming piney and showing off resinous hops. I get some grapefruit and breadiness in there as well.

T- Tastes much like what the aroma lead me to expect.I get a ton of grapefruit and other citrus, some tartness as a result, breadiness and then a bitter hop finish.

M- Tart and citrusy up front, malty and creamy in the middle for smooth sipping, and then a dry bitter finish. Well-executed.

O- This was an unexpected treat. I really enjoyed this beer. I'd drink a ton of this if I had easy access.

12-21-2013 05:07:55 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.16/5  rDev -3%

Crystal clear straw color but with a crapload of large white floaters.

Fresh orange and grapefruit aromas. Pine to a lesser extent. A tad big grainy malt.

Clean and juicy citrus taste. Herbal tea. Light malt profile.

Lighter body, dry, only slightly bitter. Medium carbonation.

A very nice IPA that drinks a lot lighter than it is.

12-21-2013 04:07:25 | More by Vonerichs
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-21-2013 04:06:12 | More by vinny21bal
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blbarnett3

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-21-2013 01:54:04 | More by blbarnett3
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ocelot2500

Arizona

4.24/5  rDev -1.2%

Pours a clear golden color with a tight, white head that leaves rings of lacing.

Smells of floral and grassy hops with some malt sweetness to it.

Tastes of a big wave of hops with a solid malt backbone. Hops lead off with floral, citrus, and grass notes that are moderately bitter. A touch of fruit makes an appearance with some malt sweetness sweeping in and rounding everything out. Notes of caramel and toasted bread lead into an earthy finish.

Mouthfeel is medium with a slightly assertive amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is delicious and it is well worth a try.

12-21-2013 00:47:13 | More by ocelot2500
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-20-2013 23:49:18 | More by hockeypuck
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Varkias41

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-20-2013 16:59:11 | More by Varkias41
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abkayak

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-20-2013 16:27:21 | More by abkayak
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JMohl3

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-20-2013 16:23:25 | More by JMohl3
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earlholman

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-20-2013 14:47:35 | More by earlholman
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MichaelAllenVT

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-20-2013 13:01:34 | More by MichaelAllenVT
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Jeeb

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-20-2013 12:45:41 | More by Jeeb
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pixieskid

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

12-20-2013 09:02:22 | More by pixieskid
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SMITHAND

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-20-2013 05:30:11 | More by SMITHAND
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brianmandell

New York

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-20-2013 00:21:16 | More by brianmandell
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

12-19-2013 22:21:18 | More by BigTrubble
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csustar001

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-19-2013 21:16:28 | More by csustar001
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patm1986

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

12-19-2013 19:38:44 | More by patm1986
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,447 ratings.