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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,922 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,922
Reviews: 621
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 191
Gots: 832 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

HumphreyLee, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of JohnCassillo
3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Light amber, almost golden.

S: Airy, citrusy notes -- not at all indicative of the hop character.

T: Crisp, yet still packs a good amount of hops and malt into each sip. There's almost an earthiness to it (hence the DirtWolf monicker, I'd assume).

M: Subtle carbonation, but otherwise, a very easy drink. Light sugar, though enough to really get you parched afterward.

O: Great, hoppy DIPA that has enough malt to it as well to appeal to both schools of IPA thought. Not the "world class" rating most have been giving it, but that's not at all a bad thing. I'd drink DirtWolf any day.

JohnCassillo, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of bigcountry81
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

bigcountry81, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Marco_Gtz, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

LSMroz, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

herrburgess, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

dunlap926, Jan 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

aresonantvoice, Jan 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

KHarz, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jnich2424, Jan 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

Justinbshelton, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of ISmith87
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A – Hazy yellow amber color, white head dissipates pretty quickly, nice lacing though, but leaves a very nice lacing on the glass. 4
S – Tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, papaya, grapefruit, funky smells, resin, some bready notes. 4.25
T – Grapefruit, pineapple, mango, pine needles, a little bit spicy, very well balanced by a bready malt. 4.25
M – Light-medium, alc covered well, aftertaste is grapefruit hops, very fresh feeling left in your mouth. 4.25
O – This is a great double IPA from Pennsylvania. It doesn't stick out too much among the other big double IPAs, but it's really good. 4.25

ISmith87, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

VTWicked, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

veganmaniu, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Ace_of_Suds, Jan 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

AJ01923, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jmsedgwick, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Triklino, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mattmarka1, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of PrimScrewhead
3.69/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Standard light amber DIPA

S - Surprisingly not whole lot going on. It's hoppy but doesn't exactly fill the nostrils

T - Doesn't deviate too far from the DIPA playbook. Hoppy, citrusy, not too boozy with a dry finish.

M - Thinner than the average DIPA

It's not a bad DIPA and worth trying but get it on sale.
At $10-12 per 4 pack it should be as good or better than Dogfish 90 Min IPA and it's not.
At that price point, you can get a 6 pack of either Lagunitas Maximus or Southern Tier 2XIPA, which are much better DIPAs.

Victory should have kept Hop Wallop.

PrimScrewhead, Jan 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

JArmour15, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

IndyDad, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mishtif, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

heysuz, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

nealbert, Jan 23, 2014
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,922 ratings.