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DirtWolf - Victory Brewing Company

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4,907 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,907
Reviews: 620
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 190
Gots: 825 | 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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Photo of stewart124
4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This pours a golden orange color with a pillowy white head that is 2 inches thick. Nice lacing as it goes down.

Nose is unlike any beer I've had to the best of my knowledge. This is more like opening a sack of….well maybe you get where I am going with this. Wow! Needless to say there is a pleasant aroma of pine, tangerine and resin.

Smooth. Medium body. Not too carbonated or bitter at first. Beautiful hop bouquet. Complex and just hits so many places. Citrus, pine and something I cannot quite pick up. This maybe a newer hop than I am not equipped to decipher yet. It is wonderful though. Some grassy characters from the malts but these play well with the hop presence. Earthy tones and a blending that is again wonderful. The 8.7% is hidden well and doesn't overpower the sense.

Ok, here comes more of the bitterness as this goes down. Pine and hop oils left to coat the tongue. Still a delicious beer. A quick glance at the hops in this and I'm guessing the Mosiac is what I'm getting that I cannot judge. Could this be the blueberry I've heard about? It is fantastic!

I've heard this replaces Hop Wallop. I'll be sad to see it go but this is a worthy replacement for sure.

stewart124, Dec 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mrp2323, Dec 27, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Bright orange with a moderate amount of suspended sediment. Fine white head with moderate retention and lace.

S - Bright resiny wood, cilantro, and boozy orange extract.

T - Sharp woody hops, waxy resin, honey, grass, and a touch of prickly booze.

M - Almost perfect for the style. Medium-full, smooth body.

O - Nice, big, fresh DIPA on the greener and woodier side of the style.

vfgccp, Dec 27, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz : tulip

Pours a lightly hazy, bright golden with a thick, foamy, thick white head.

Delicious, inviting blend of big fruity, citrusy, resiny hop notes.

The taste follows the nose, with lots of citrus and fruit mixed with resiny pine notes.

Medium+ mild foamy carbonation.

A very tasty, well done DIPA that I'm glad I was able to try.

vkv822, Dec 27, 2013
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DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,907 ratings.