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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,553
Reviews: 728
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 230
Gots: 1,206 | 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:
Beer added by: aengleman on 09-27-2013

Brewed using whole flower Chinook, Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a relatively clear medium golden yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and some hint of orange highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy off-white head that reduces to a large mottled patch of thin film with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to heavy amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of dank, citrus/grapefruit, and pine hops over the top of a lighter aroma of slightly sweet grainy malts.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of sweet grainy malts which is followed by the strong hop flavors - dank, citrus/grapefruit, tropical/mango, and pine/resin in descending order of strength. Light to moderate amounts of lingering bitterness in the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Upfront it is relatively crisp with some chewiness following. Light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: Wonderfully complex flavors and aromas from the combination of hops used in this DIPA - not as sweet or bitter as some others in the style but that probably makes it a little easier to drink. Very enjoyable and definitely a brew I would grab again though I can probably only have one in a session due to taste bud fatigue. One of the best new beers I have had from Victory in quite a while.

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4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: When poured into a teku glass the foam stood over 2 fingers tall with a pillowey bright white appearance. The long sustaining head, sloooly fell leaving a spider web of lacing. The beer is a straw yellow color with a slight haze to it. A few specs of sediment on the bottom of the glass.

S: Huge dank pine aroma with tropical berries and peach. An apparent grainyness but no detectable malt aromas so I'm guessing its a hop characteristic. Slight sweet onion and grassy, but not in a bad way imo.

T: Firm and pungent bitterness on par with the dank pine aroma. After the pine it follows with stone fruit hop flavors, peaches, mango and guava. There is a mild amount of bready malt character but the balance is by far on the hop side.. no contest. The aftertaste is a resinous, juicy and ripe with blueberries.

M: A very dry finish that compliments the hop profile nicely. The carbonation is moderate with a oily, slight mouth drying affect left on the pallet with all the hops.

O: A big, pungent, aromatic and tasty DIPA with no alcohol warming and huge drink-ability. Kudos Victory, now if only they would put a bottling date on the bottle...

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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,553 ratings.