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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,043 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,043
Reviews: 560
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 143
Gots: 518 | 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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happy4hoppybeer

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy orange with thin white head, no lacing.

Pineapple, citrus and pines are dominant on the nose here. Very beautiful fruity aromas.

Nice citrus flavors, fruits and piney hops, with a medium body. The hops are not overwhelming, but are present.

I really enjoy the citrus and fruits here. Exactly what I want in an Imperial IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 20:51:31 | More by happy4hoppybeer
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-07-2013 20:33:31 | More by williamjbauer
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guido19

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-07-2013 18:13:20 | More by guido19
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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-07-2013 16:05:07 | More by xseanprimex
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-07-2013 12:30:09 | More by DrunkinYogi
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11%

11-07-2013 11:55:00 | More by mcsauter82
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Troville1990

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-07-2013 07:48:22 | More by Troville1990
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

11-07-2013 06:25:29 | More by facesnorth
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ezperkins2

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-07-2013 04:06:43 | More by ezperkins2
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-07-2013 02:37:27 | More by jnardone235
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-07-2013 02:05:06 | More by nollie77
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pisano

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-07-2013 01:41:29 | More by pisano
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mdaschaf

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-07-2013 01:06:05 | More by mdaschaf
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-07-2013 00:38:39 | More by Buckeye982
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-07-2013 00:37:07 | More by Purp1eOne
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ksimons

New York

4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-a hazy golden orange with a fingers worth of white head

S-grapefruit and citrus hops, pale bready malt, sweet fruits

T-taste is similar to the smell; pale malt backbone with grapefruit and piney hops, sweet fruits and caramel

M-medium body, medium carbonation, bitter aftertaste

Overall a really well made enjoyable beer. Try it if you find it!

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 23:23:57 | More by ksimons
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-06-2013 22:43:51 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-06-2013 22:38:07 | More by kjkinsey
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-06-2013 22:15:36 | More by wertschy
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.9%

11-06-2013 21:25:04 | More by Thorpe429
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hagbergl

Maryland

4.48/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed a snifter of Victory's new double IPA, DirtWolf, at the Washington, DC beer and barbeque bar, Smoke & Barrel. Needless to say, with all the hype surrounding the beer, it was a solid choice.

Appearance (4/5): A golden color, fairly clear, with a two-finger white head that reduces to a small disc. Some sticky white lacing clings to the sides of the glass as I drink. A pretty standard looking IPA.

Smell (4.5/5): Scents of pine, pink grapefruit, pineapple, passion fruit. The beer's resinousness is perceptible even its odor. This is a seriously dank smelling beer, and reminiscent of Enjoy By IPA.

Taste (4.5/5): Grapefruit and pine up front, candied dried pineapple and passion fruit, a little honey nuance from the mosaic hops, and a garlic & onions dankness. Earthy. Not a ton of bite and not highly bitter, which is just fine when the hops are as pronounced and flavorful as they are in DirtWolf. Delicious.

Mouthfeel (4.5/5): Sticky and resinous mouthfeel. Appropriate medium carbonation. No alcohol flavor to speak of.

Overall (4.5/5): I highly recommend Victory DirtWolf. It hits some great flavor notes with its tropicality and dankness. Its resinous mouthfeel really helps drive home these flavors and let them coat the tongue. Really great stuff from Victory, here. Keep it up, guys!

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2013 19:34:04 | More by hagbergl
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GratefulNole

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-06-2013 18:45:38 | More by GratefulNole
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jopezu

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-06-2013 16:48:20 | More by jopezu
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-06-2013 14:06:43 | More by RobertColianni
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Boto

Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Draught @ CBH: This one pours a clear, golden color. There was about a finger of foamy white head. It lingers a bit and leaves some lacing. An interesting nose. A big wallop of hops, but they tend to blend together. Some pine on top of the others. The taste is good. It has a good bitterness, but the taste is a bit unusual. The various hops blend together into a distinctive bitterness, without having any one specific aroma on top. Maybe a hint of pineapple coming through. The malts are hidden. Definitely dry. Interesting. It definitely grows on you.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2013 14:03:14 | More by Boto
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,043 ratings.