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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,448 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,448
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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macrosmatic

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +2.1%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Weyerbacher pint glass.

A: Nice bright gold, lightly hazy, with lots of small bubble visible carbonation and a finger's worth of white head.

S: Bright tropical fruits, melon, with less dank, resin and citrus hops with a light cracker malt underneath.

T: Tropical fruits, mango and pineapple, and melon, with some dankness over the lightly sweet cracker malt. A restrained bitterness in the hang, especially for style.

M: Light body for style but not at all watery. Low alcohol presence, and quite a bit of carbonation sensation.

O: Wow, I'm really happy with this one. Very good, especially for a shelf IIPA that comes in a four-pack. Really well-done, and I anticipate this one making frequent appearances in the refrigerator. Recommended for sure.

11-18-2013 15:21:00 | More by macrosmatic
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-18-2013 14:52:50 | More by beernads
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tpgraham

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-18-2013 14:19:54 | More by tpgraham
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Tamaquadan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -30.1%

11-18-2013 13:05:39 | More by Tamaquadan
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myuncle

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-18-2013 10:18:31 | More by myuncle
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Joe_Detweiler

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

11-18-2013 09:17:49 | More by Joe_Detweiler
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4.38/5  rDev +2.1%

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - Semi-cloudy gold/yellow with a finger of off white head. A thin head stays for a long time.

S - Big juicy and citrusy hops dominate the aroma. Grapefruit, pineapple, orange, and a bit of caramel.

T - Again, lots of citrus hops in the flavor. Grapefruit is the main flavor, followed by pineapple, orange, and caramel malt. A good amount of bitterness that is balanced by some of the caramel/fruit sweetness. Alcohol is well hidden.

M - Moderate body with moderate-to-high carbonation. Nothing special here, but it complements the flavors nicely.

O - I was very impressed by this brew. It's got all the citrus hop flavors that I love and a great balance between sweetness and bitterness. Great job, Victory

11-18-2013 03:47:45 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-18-2013 03:40:49 | More by lonewolfcry
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jagrbombz69

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-18-2013 02:54:52 | More by jagrbombz69
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hopkrid

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-18-2013 02:34:33 | More by hopkrid
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RaulMondesi

California

4.04/5  rDev -5.8%

Awooo! Raul is howlin' at the moon as he sips on this nightly predator known as DirtWolf.

Right when you pop the cap on this bad boi you are greeted by unearthly aromas. Aromas Raul could only imagine that equal to a Miranda Kerr bubble bath - Raul means, wow! Taste and mouthfeel is good; for the most part Raul is feelin' them right well. The only drawback is a bit of astringency and heat on the backend of things. Kinda like if Miranda lit up a Parliament light while in said bubble bath; I mean, things are still gravy, but I wish she rather hadn't.

Go, my children! Do it!

11-18-2013 00:26:36 | More by RaulMondesi
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-17-2013 21:47:09 | More by Kegatron
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Bromine

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

11-17-2013 21:40:27 | More by Bromine
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-17-2013 19:34:59 | More by mikeburd1128
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dogfishandi

New York

4.3/5  rDev +0.2%

12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Best before MAR 2014

Pours a nice golden to very light orange color, the slightest bit of haze. A nice billowy white head off the pour, holds pretty well, big bubbles. Really nice sticky lacing. A bit of sediment settles at the bottom of the glass, hop debris?

Big dank hop aromas, quite floral, resins, juicy tropical fruits, a bit of vegetal matter. Very reminiscent of a handful of freshly picked hops.

Wow, big hops. Lots of dank, floral, juicy tropical fruits, sharp bitter citrus fruits, orange, some grassiness. Just enough malt to provide a nice foundation, but not really enough to add any flavor to the beer.

Kind of a lighter feel, but just a touch of the higher ABV is noticeable.

Really all about the hops, a ton of flavor. One of the better DIPAs available.

11-17-2013 18:44:54 | More by dogfishandi
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thestupidpunk

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-17-2013 17:27:03 | More by thestupidpunk
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confer

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-17-2013 16:24:05 | More by confer
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Harvey98

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-17-2013 13:59:50 | More by Harvey98
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oline73

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-17-2013 07:08:37 | More by oline73
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csphilly

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-17-2013 07:06:55 | More by csphilly
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-17-2013 04:55:20 | More by JRod1969
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RandyPuckett

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

11-17-2013 04:32:06 | More by RandyPuckett
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Pecafaced

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

11-17-2013 02:56:36 | More by Pecafaced
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Lelampp

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.8%

11-17-2013 02:28:04 | More by Lelampp
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TequilaTom

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

11-17-2013 01:37:38 | More by TequilaTom
DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,448 ratings.